10 EXHIBITIONS YOU CANNOT MISS DURING THE BIENNALE
Contemporary ARt. This is the world representing the Venetian lagoon during this period.
Tourists and locals go to visit Giardini and the Arsenal, because of the great Venice Biennale.
The Biennale of Venice is not just another place to go when you arrive in Venice, it’s a complex of exhibitions you cannot miss, inside amazing Venetian buildings. Among the artists who are participating to the Biennale there are Damien Hirst and Philipp Guston.
Don’t miss the Intuition exhibition at the Fortuny Palace.
10 Exhibitions you cannot miss during the Biennale
Dekyndt Edith, One and Thousands nights, at Giardini and the Arsenal, from May 13 to November 26, 2017
The 57th edition of the Biennale, curated by Christine Macel, is titled “Viva Arte Viva”. 120 artists from 51 different countries are participating and 130 of them are showing their ideas at the Biennale for the first time.
The Estate of Philip Guston – Accademia Galleries, from May 10 to September 3, 2017
Philip Guston and the Poets is the titled of his exhibition. The exhibit shows the relationship between the deep research the America artist conducted and the artworks that inspired him. The exhibition winds through 50 paintings and 25 draws.
Damien Hirst at Palazzo Grassi and Punta della Dogana, from April 9 to December 3, 2017
Damien First is back with Treasures from the Wreck of the Unbelievable. It’s an exhibition that shows several new works he has created in the last 10 years. All of them have never been showed before.
Intuition at Fortuny Palace, from May 13 to November 26, 2017
This exhibition is hard to be explained just using words. It’s an exhibit which collects ancient works of art and contemporary pieces and they are all connected to each other thought what we call “an intuition”.
Anselmo and Di Maggio at Fondazione Querini Stampalia, from May 13 to November 26, 2017.
The two exhibitions are both curated by Chiara Bertola and their main topics are the concept of caducity and the passing of time. Anselmo perceives the time passing slowly and constantly, Di Maggio, instead, describes it as a rhythmic continuous transformation. The artworks of the two artists compare each other, despite their diversities.
Alghero Boetti at Fondazione Cini, from May 12 to July 12, 2017
Minimum/Maximum is the name of Alghero Boetti’s exhibit, which celebrates the masterpieces of one of the greatest Italian artist in the 20th century.
Loris Gréaud at Fondazione Berengo, Murano. From May 11 to November 26, 2017
Loris Gréaud created an amazing and immersive installation for GLASSTRESS 2017, a Fondazione Berengo project. The aim of this project is inviting artists to collaborate with the Murano glass masters, in order to create some pieces of art following the Venetian traditions.
His exhibition is curated by Nicolas Bourriaud and for this special occasion an old furnace will be opened after 60 years.
David La Chapelle at Casa dei Tre Oci, from April 12 to September 10, 2017
The famous America photographer will show more than 100 of his beautiful pictures.
Hybris at Ca’ Foscari Zattere, from May 13 to June 28, 2017
The relationship between technology and art is well explained in this exhibition, titled Hybris. A controversial topic, but still interesting.
Modus at Ca’ Faccanon, from May 10 to November 26, 2017
Have you ever start studying a piece of art from its own essence? This is what Modus is trying to do. The exhibition explores the complicated relationship between the materials have been used to create the artwork and the consecutive aesthetic reactions it caused.