Khadija Saye’s final photographs before her tragic death reveal misty self-portraits grounded in Gambian spirituality.
The artist’s exhibition for the Taiwan Pavilion at the Venice Biennale shows how he has attempted to bring art into life.
In the Scottish Pavilion, Rachel Maclean’s film Spite Your Face lays bare how greed corrupts so deeply that even helpless souls are turned savage.
If I could, I would give this layered, richly human (and often tear-inducing) work my own private Golden Lion, inventing a new category: Best and Most Meaningful Work in the Exhibition.
The Nigeria pavilion, themed around the concept of “now,” hopes to shape a cultural and national identity outside of the colonialist narrative that the country has long been forced into.
In the US Pavilion, the artist’s work takes on a new context: wrestling with the hypocrisy of Jeffersonian democracy.
Malta’s pavilion offers a sense of the tiny nation interrogating itself as it steps onto the international stage.
Taiwan’s exhibition for the 2017 Venice Biennale — Doing Time — opens at the Palazzo delle Prigioni on May 10.