Khadija Saye’s final photographs before her tragic death reveal misty self-portraits grounded in Gambian spirituality.
2017 Venice Biennale
Tehching Hsieh’s Art of Passing Time
The artist’s exhibition for the Taiwan Pavilion at the Venice Biennale shows how he has attempted to bring art into life.
At the Venice Biennale, Pinocchio Is a Trojan Horse for Capitalist Critique
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.
Now and Then: The Rediscovery of Flora Mayo
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.
Nigeria’s First-Ever Venice Biennale Pavilion Challenges Colonial Narratives
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.
Democracy’s Dark Side and a Glimmer of Hope in Mark Bradford’s Venice Biennale Show
In the US Pavilion, the artist’s work takes on a new context: wrestling with the hypocrisy of Jeffersonian democracy.
Malta Returns to the Venice Biennale After 17 Years
Malta’s pavilion offers a sense of the tiny nation interrogating itself as it steps onto the international stage.
Taiwan Features Tehching Hsieh at the 2017 Venice Biennale
Taiwan’s exhibition for the 2017 Venice Biennale — Doing Time — opens at the Palazzo delle Prigioni on May 10.