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2017 Venice Biennale
Mark Bradford, the United States' pick for the 2017 Venice Biennale.THE MACARTHUR FOUNDATION

Mark Bradford Will Rep the United States at the 2017 Venice Biennale

The United States of America has tapped Mark Bradford to represent it at the 2017 Venice Biennale, which runs next year from May 13 through November 26. He will create a site-specific installation for the U.S. Pavilion in the Giardini … Read More

2017 Venice Biennale News

Jesse Jones Will Represent Ireland at the 2017 Venice Biennale

Ireland’s minister of state announced earlier today that Jesse Jones will represent the nation in the 2017 Venice Biennale. Jones will be collaborating with fellow Irish theater actress Olwen Fouéré in a performance piece that explores the idea of “national representation at … Read More

2017 Venice Biennale News
Phyllida Barlow, TIP, 2013, in the Carnegie International at the Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh.COURTESY CARNEGIE MUSEUM OF ART

Phyllida Barlow Will Rep Britain at 2017 Venice Biennale

Though the 2015 Venice Biennale closed just a few months ago, many countries are already selecting the artists who will take over their pavilions for the 2017 edition, and today the British Council, which administers the British Pavilion in Venice, announced that … Read More


Morning Links: Kazimir Malevich’s Racist Joke Edition

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Artists Film lives

Chantal Akerman, Revolutionary Feminist Filmmaker and Video Artist, Dies at 65

Chantal Akerman, the Belgian filmmaker who introduced a previously unseen female perspective on domesticity to cinema, and whose video installations dealt with personal histories, died sometime during the past few days. She was 65. Her cause of death has not yet … Read More

Artists Retrospective
Ai Weiwei, Dropping a Han-Dynasty Urn, 1995, C-prints. ©THE ARTIST

‘It Is Impossible to Simplify My Feelings About China’: Ai Weiwei on His Controversial Art, in 2006

With Ai Weiwei having recently received his passport after Chinese authorities held it for four years, we turn back to the October 2006 issue of ARTnews, in which Barbara Pollack spoke to the artist about his politically charged work. In China, Ai … Read More


Morning Links: Icelandic Pavilion Lawsuit Edition

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Morning Links: Germoney Edition

The German Pavilion artists have hung a Greek flag over their Venice Biennale pavilion’s entrance. Written across the flag, in large red letters, is the word “Germoney.” [Artforum]Rachel Howard, one of Damien Hirst’s assistants, steps into the limelight for a … Read More

The mosque.

Morning Links: Christoph Büchel’s Mosque Edition

Christoph Büchel’s Venice Biennale mosque is officially closed to the public, due to safety risks. [The Art Newspaper]Artist Eric Fishl is leaving Mary Boone Gallery after 30 years. [The Art Newspaper]Christopher P. Heuer has been named associate director of the Clark … Read More

2015 Venice Biennale
Plessi Liquid Life at Ca d'Oro.


Day three of the Biennale continues, with no shortage of performance artists and a constant stream of pavilion opening and events. Below, you’ll find more Biennale style, performances, and more.

2015 Venice Biennale News
Heri Dono's Voyage-Trokomod for the 2015 Venice Biennale. Credit Luciano Romano.

In Deep Water: The Pavilions of Hong Kong, Singapore, Indonesia, and Tuvalu in Venice

The Venice Biennale, with its global array of national pavilions, allows visitors to make like Marco Polo and sail east, while remaining rooted in the West. The Korean and Japanese pavilions in the Giardini are a good place to start, but … Read More

2015 Venice Biennale Reviews
Glenn Ligon at top and Oscar Murillo.ANDREW RUSSETH

The 2015 Venice Biennale’s Central Show, Focused on Strife, Is Uneasy, Uneven

Okwui Enwezor’s ‘All the World’s Futures,’ May 9–November 22 Read More

ABC No Rio.


Morning Links: ABC No Rio Edition

A profile on Charles Ray, “a disturbing presence in contemporary art.” [The New Yorker]May is officially Lower East Side History Month, and as such, punk-rock nonprofit cultural center ABC No Rio will be celebrating its 25-year anniversary with an exhibit … Read More

Denver Art Museum, which is located next to The Art hotel. 


Morning Links: The Art Hotel Edition

Saved from demolition by Jackie O. in the 1960s, the Renwick Gallery, the Smithsonian Institution’s decorative arts and crafts museum in Washington, D.C., will reopen  to the public on November 13th after a two-year, $30 million restoration. [The Art Newspaper]A group exhibition, … Read More