An exhibition in Venice celebrates the glitz and grandeur of self-portraits by star artists at a time when members of the public are increasingly wary about sharing images of themselves.
The book Migropolis: Venice, edited by Wolfgang Scheppe, examines the migrant and tourist crises afflicting Italy’s fabled “water city.”
Activists heaped animal turds at the door of the Palazzo Grassi, which will open an exhibition of new works by Hirst.
The Statue of Liberty is a favorite victim of Hollywood’s climate change disaster scenarios.
The finest glassware of the Renaissance was made by artisans on the Murano island in Venice, and their techniques were intensely guarded.
Yesterday the Gulf Labor Coalition, which is an official participant of the central exhibition of the 2015 Venice Biennale, and the G.U.L.F. (Gulf Ultra Luxury Faction) group staged a variety of protest actions at the international exhibition.
VENICE — On Wednesday the Gulf Labor Coalition held the first in a series of four panels it is organizing as part of the 2015 Venice Biennale.
In response to the German government’s insistence on imposing austerity measures on Greece, the artists representing Germany at this year’s Venice Biennale have made a simple but powerful statement in support of the debt-ridden nation.
Venetian officials plan to close the Icelandic Pavilion of the 2015 Venice Biennale, which features a working mosque that is part of an artwork by Swiss-Icelandic artist Christoph Büchel.
On this week’s art crime blotter: vandals attack Lego superhero statue, New York cops blast police brutality artwork, Cuban paintings stolen in Miami heist.
VENICE — The Abounaddara collective has withdrawn from All the World’s Futures, the 2015 Venice Biennale’s central exhibition curated by Okwui Enwezor, claiming that their opening short film, “All the Syria’s Futures,” was “censored” by not being screened on May 5.
VENICE — At 10:20am this morning, two boatloads of artists and activists occupied the dock landing of the Peggy Guggenheim Collection (PGC) in Venice.