2015 Venice Biennale Graphics

A Brief Guide to the Size of Recent Venice Biennale Exhibitions


The 56th Venice Biennale opens next week, and ARTnews will be on the ground providing regular reports from around the city. Today, a quick look at the recent history of the central exhibition. Okwui Enwezor’s show features 136 participants, a slight decrease from the roughly 160 that Massimiliano Gioni showed at his biennale exhibition in 2013. The number of participants peaked in Francesco Bonami’s action-packed show a decade earlier, when he tapped seven co-curators and included a full 400 participants.

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