Marina) at the Venice Biennale, 2011 Courtesy the artist and Gallery Gisela Capitain. Photo: Gautier Deblonde

That lovely photo of Salma Hayek was taken just last night at a dinner held during the Venice Biennale, one of the world's biggest contemporary art festivals. And while Hayek was busy celebrating the 'Il Mondo Vi Appartiene' exhibit, we'd be happy just to talk about this outfit. (And wait til...

The 54th International Art Exhibition, directed by Bice Curiger, opens to the public on Saturday June 4th at the Giardini and Arsenale (Preview on June 1-2-3), and elsewhere around Venice. The show is titled ILLUMInations, and will be set up in the Central Pavilion at Giardini and at the...

The Venice Biennale, established in 1895, has long been regarded as one of the world's most important contemporary visual art events in the world. Originally an International Art Exhibition, the Biennale has over the years given birth to a variety of complementary festivals: Music, Cinema,...

and re-examined territories within his own practice, and his new exhibition for the British Pavilion follows the success of his first major solo presentation in Venice in 2001, The Deliverance and the Patience, which was shown as part of the collateral programme at the 49th edition of the...

Maybe the hard-hitting schedule was getting to the biennale-goers, but all the New York cool kids in attendance were more than happy to lounge about in the backyard of the former school for pious flagellants. And while some wise visitors decided to end their night here, other more intrepid...

The title of the exhibition Exorcising the Fear, takes its name from the XXVI Venice Biennale of 1952 which saw the sculptors gain international acclaim. More on the exhibition here.

Europe is thriving with art enthusiasts as major photography festival PHotoEspaña and the hugely influential Venice Biennale International Art Exhibition have just taken over Spain and Venice. 14th PHotoEspaña June 1 – July 24 Various locations Madrid, Spain PHotoEspaña is Europe's answer...

Jimenez Lai, leader of Bureau Spectacular and curator of Taiwan's Pavilion for the 2014 Venice Biennale, claims that "domesticity is possibly one of the origins of architecture" and that "the standardization of the domestic program was...a very modern development." Thus, Lai built nine...

German performance artist Anne Imhof blew away the artworld with her fashion-infused performance at this year's Venice Biennale. Here, art critic Justin Polera reflects on this remarkable work of art, and how it touches on everything from Berlin hipsterism to the death drive of...

 

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