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Compound    		Installation by Sopheap Pich for Singapore Biennale 2011.Cambodian artist Sopheap Pich’s sculptures respond to and connect with  his surroundings. After training in the United States and France, Pich  returned to Cambodia and began using local materials such as rattan,  bamboo and burlap that are primarily used in craft and agriculture.

Compound Installation by Sopheap Pich for Singapore Biennale 2011.Cambodian artist Sopheap Pich’s sculptures respond to and connect with his surroundings. After training in the United States and France, Pich returned to Cambodia and began using local materials such as rattan, bamboo and burlap that are primarily used in craft and agriculture.

Louis Bourgeois - Louise Bourgeois' legendary artistic output spans more than five decades. In 1982 at New York MoMA her work was given overdue recognition in a critically applauded retrospective. Bourgeois has since had many international exhibitions and represented the United States in the 1993 Venice Biennale. In 1999 she built three monumental sculpture towers for the inauguration of London’s Tate Modern.

Louis Bourgeois - Louise Bourgeois' legendary artistic output spans more than five decades. In 1982 at New York MoMA her work was given overdue recognition in a critically applauded retrospective. Bourgeois has since had many international exhibitions and represented the United States in the 1993 Venice Biennale. In 1999 she built three monumental sculpture towers for the inauguration of London’s Tate Modern.

At Venice Biennale, Artists Plant Flag for Their State (of Mind)

Venice Biennale - Republic of Elgaland - Vargaland

At Venice Biennale, Artists Plant Flag for Their State (of Mind)

These images mark the occasion of the 1999 Venice Biennale installation, myein. the image is a reflection of the artist in the multiple layers glass that were stacked in preparation for the construction of a gridded wall across the entire facade of the United States Pavilion in Venice. Recorded at five minute intervals, the series documented the shifting weather seen through the newly uncovered pavilion skylights.

These images mark the occasion of the 1999 Venice Biennale installation, myein. the image is a reflection of the artist in the multiple layers glass that were stacked in preparation for the construction of a gridded wall across the entire facade of the United States Pavilion in Venice. Recorded at five minute intervals, the series documented the shifting weather seen through the newly uncovered pavilion skylights.

There are two talks in Ottawa this week by artists with international profiles, one who calls the city home, and one who represented the United States at this year’s 56th Venice Biennale. They are ...

There are two talks in Ottawa this week by artists with international profiles, one who calls the city home, and one who represented the United States at this year’s 56th Venice Biennale. They are ...

Joan Jonas is an artist, pioneer of video art, and one of the most important female artists to emerge in the late ’60s and early ’70s. Jonas’s work has been the subject of solo exhibitions worldwide and in 2015, she represented the United States at the 56th Venice Biennale. Upcoming exhibitions include a solo exhibition at Gavin Brown’s Enterprise’s new Harlem location in April 2017; at Sequences VIII in Reykjavik, Iceland, in October 2017; and a survey show at the Tate Modern in London in…

These Women in the Arts Don’t Take No for an Answer

Joan Jonas is an artist, pioneer of video art, and one of the most important female artists to emerge in the late ’60s and early ’70s. Jonas’s work has been the subject of solo exhibitions worldwide and in 2015, she represented the United States at the 56th Venice Biennale. Upcoming exhibitions include a solo exhibition at Gavin Brown’s Enterprise’s new Harlem location in April 2017; at Sequences VIII in Reykjavik, Iceland, in October 2017; and a survey show at the Tate Modern in London in…

Kidnaping by Ben Rotman....Born in Israel, Rotman has studied in Israel and Europe. His works have appeared in galleries in Austria, Greece, Germany, Italy, Spain and in the United States in New York City. Rotman was also one of three Israeli artists selected to represent the state of Israel in the 2003 Biennale Internazionale Dell Arte in Florence, Italy.

Kidnaping by Ben Rotman....Born in Israel, Rotman has studied in Israel and Europe. His works have appeared in galleries in Austria, Greece, Germany, Italy, Spain and in the United States in New York City. Rotman was also one of three Israeli artists selected to represent the state of Israel in the 2003 Biennale Internazionale Dell Arte in Florence, Italy.

With artists ranging from Jenny Holzer, the first woman to represent the United States in the Venice Biennale, to Ed Hall, a pensioner who has spent 40 years producing every major trade union banner from his garden shed, Banksy stresses that this is ‘not a street art’ show.      Many of Banksy’s works will need audience participation to come to life as the show aims to offer an ‘escape from mindless escapism’, organisers say.      Among the exhibits visitors will find a bus-mounted museum lo

With artists ranging from Jenny Holzer, the first woman to represent the United States in the Venice Biennale, to Ed Hall, a pensioner who has spent 40 years producing every major trade union banner from his garden shed, Banksy stresses that this is ‘not a street art’ show. Many of Banksy’s works will need audience participation to come to life as the show aims to offer an ‘escape from mindless escapism’, organisers say. Among the exhibits visitors will find a bus-mounted museum lo

Under the title Old Intersections-Make it New, the 4th Thessaloniki Biennale of Contemporary Art was inaugurated on September 18 with the opening of the exhibition Everywhere but Now, curated by Αdelina von Fürstenberg. Over 50 artists from 25 countries present their works. Among the exhibition’s venues is the State Museum of Contemporary Art, which hosts The Costakis collection and the Russian avant-garde, 100 since the collector’s birth. The exhibition runs through January 31, 2014.

Under the title Old Intersections-Make it New, the 4th Thessaloniki Biennale of Contemporary Art was inaugurated on September 18 with the opening of the exhibition Everywhere but Now, curated by Αdelina von Fürstenberg. Over 50 artists from 25 countries present their works. Among the exhibition’s venues is the State Museum of Contemporary Art, which hosts The Costakis collection and the Russian avant-garde, 100 since the collector’s birth. The exhibition runs through January 31, 2014.

Since the 1970s, pioneering video and performance artist Joan Jonas has called Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, her second home. There, far away from downtown New York, where she settled in the 1960s, Jonas draws inspiration from the arcadian landscape and local ghost stories. In “They Come to Us without a Word,” Jonas fills the Venice Biennale’s United States Pavilion with an immersive installation that explores the transportive, albeit ephemeral, qualities of nature and myth. “The most important…

Since the 1970s, pioneering video and performance artist Joan Jonas has called Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, her second home. There, far away from downtown New York, where she settled in the 1960s, Jonas draws inspiration from the arcadian landscape and local ghost stories. In “They Come to Us without a Word,” Jonas fills the Venice Biennale’s United States Pavilion with an immersive installation that explores the transportive, albeit ephemeral, qualities of nature and myth. “The most important…

Berni Searle "Snow White," 2001 Two projector video installation, 9'  I first encountered "Snow White" at the 2001 Venice Biennale in the "Authentic /Ex-Centric" pavilion exhibition. I was amongst the first curators to introduce this phenomenal South African artist in the United States. She and her work have gone on the attract critical attention and renown.   "Snow White" has been interpreted in so many personal yet wonderful ways. I am elated that her work is very specific yet universal…

Berni Searle "Snow White," 2001 Two projector video installation, 9' I first encountered "Snow White" at the 2001 Venice Biennale in the "Authentic /Ex-Centric" pavilion exhibition. I was amongst the first curators to introduce this phenomenal South African artist in the United States. She and her work have gone on the attract critical attention and renown. "Snow White" has been interpreted in so many personal yet wonderful ways. I am elated that her work is very specific yet universal…

CHIHARU SHIOTA, State of Being (Frame), 2015, presented by Kenji Taki Gallery, Nagoya/Tokyo, in the “Artistic Practices” section of Art Fair Tokyo, under the grouping of Japanese artists who have exhibited at the Venice Biennale in recent decades.

CHIHARU SHIOTA, State of Being (Frame), 2015, presented by Kenji Taki Gallery, Nagoya/Tokyo, in the “Artistic Practices” section of Art Fair Tokyo, under the grouping of Japanese artists who have exhibited at the Venice Biennale in recent decades.