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The 55th Venice Biennale begins!

Yesterday, the 55th Venice Biennale opened its doors to press for a sneak preview. There were endangered hawks, reassembled trees, a ramshackle Georgian loggia, and even some golden showers (for women only, courtesy of Vadim Zakharov and the legend of … Continue reading

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Nikolay Bakharev another feature of Massimiliano Gioni’s “Encyclopedic Palace”

On March 15, the Art Newspaper published the story “Curators have mixed reactions to the artist roster for Venice Biennale” – exactly the kind of piece one might expect before a show laden with so many expectations of its own. … Continue reading

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At last, the list! Massimiliano Gioni reveals the residents of his Encyclopedic Palace

Today marks the opening of the Sharjah Biennale, but the online art world seems to be all  a twitter about other news: while hints have been dropped – less and less subtly, we might add – over the last few … Continue reading

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Massimiliano Gioni opens up about Venice

Hot off the opening of the New Museum’s 1993 show (itself an ode to the Aperto of that year’s Venice Biennale – a landmark presentation brought together by Helena Kontova and Flash Art‘s Giancarlo Politi), the Wall Street Journal has … Continue reading

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A Bestiary of the Imagination: Massimiliano Gioni turns the Venice Biennale into an “Encyclopedic Palace”

Today, the Venice Biennale released a statement with further details on its upcoming 55th edition, slated to run from June 1 – November 24, 2013. Curator Massimiliano Gioni has chosen to title his upcoming contribution as “The Encyclopedic Palace,” in … Continue reading

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