Photo Essays

Photos from the 54th Venice Biennale, Part 3

Editor’s note: This is the third in three photo essays by Peter Dobey from this year’s Venice Biennale. The first and second are here and here.

More images from the world’s oldest and largest art biennial event, the Venice Biennale, including photos from the American, Egyptian, Iraqi, Israeli and Polish pavilions, view of various social events and other random sightings.

People at the American Pavilion party at Peggy Guggenheim Collection.

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Jerry Saltz at the American Pavilion party  — he said Bice’s show “fell flat”).

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A view of the Egyptian Pavilion, which had a work by artist Ahmed Basiouny on display. Basiouny died on January 28, 2011 in Tahrir Square during the Egyptian Revolution.

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The wall text that accompanied artist Ahmed Basiouny’s work. It is his final Facebook status update.

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People at the American Pavilion party at Peggy Guggenheim Collection.

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View of the Hotel Bauer Party

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More from the Hotel Bauer Party

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Marina Abramović at hotel Bauer party

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Hotel Bauer Party

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Hotel Bauer Party

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Hotel Bauer Party

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A view of Iraq’s first Venice presence. The work titled “Acqua Ferita (Wounded Water)” by artists Adel Abidin, Halim Al Karim, Ahmed Alsoudani, Ali Assaf, Azad Nanakeli and Walid Siti.

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Another view of the Iraq Pavilion in Venice.

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One of the gymnast works in the American Pavilion by Jennifer Allora and Guillermo Calzadilla.

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A closer view of one of the gymnast works in the American Pavilion by Jennifer Allora and Guillermo Calzadilla.

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Another of the gymnast works in the American Pavilion by Jennifer Allora and Guillermo Calzadilla.

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A tanning bed work at the American Pavilion by Jennifer Allora and Guillermo Calzadilla..

 

 

 

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Jennifer Allora and Guillermo Calzadilla’s ATM Organ work at the American Pavilion.

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Sigalit Landau’s “One Man’s floor is another Man’s feelings” at the Israeli Pavilion.

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A view of the Polish Pavilion with Yael Bartana’s “… and Europe will be stunned.”

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Another view of Yael Bartana’s “… and Europe will be stunned.”

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“And to Hell With Everything” by Harush Shlomo, an independent installation staged during the opening days of the Biennale.

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“And to Hell With Everything” by Harush Shlomo, an independent installation staged during the opening days of the Biennale.

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The 54th Venice Biennale runs until November 27, 2011.

 

 

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