2017 Venice Biennale

ARTnews’s Complete Coverage of the 2017 Venice Biennale

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With the Venice Biennale once again convened in Italy, we’ve put together a guide to ARTnews’s coverage in the run-up to the event as well as reporting from on the ground as it transpires. Continue checking this page for updated live coverage of the Biennale, its satellite shows, and more.

LIVE COVERAGE (UPDATED DAILY)

Monday, May 15

Saturday, May 13

Friday, May 12

Thursday, May 11

  • Cecilia Alemani discusses curating the Italian Pavilion, which includes a controversial Jesus Christ sculpture by Roberto Cuoghi.
  • At Galleria Michela Rizzo, works by Hamish Fulton reflect on the act of walking.
  • Signs of untruths, post-truths, deceptions, and “alternative facts” are all around.
  • Records of Tehching Hsieh‘s methodical movements feature in the pavilion for Taiwan.
  • Trolls were in charge of the Icelandic Pavilion—trolls by the names of Ugh and Bõögâr.
  • See a slide show of scenes from Day 3.
  • There will be blood in the streets.
  • With sound work by Anri Sala and Hassan Khan, music abounds in Venice.

Wednesday, May 10

Tuesday, May 9

Monday, May 8

THE BASICS FROM BEFORE (WHO, WHAT, WHERE, ETC.)

The Main Show—“Viva Arte Viva”—and Collateral Events

The National Pavilions (alphabetical by country)

Satellite Shows (in Venice but unaffiliated with the Biennale)

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