LA BIENNALE DI VENEZIA
VENICE, ITALY | 13 MAY - 26 NOVEMBER 2017
Established in 1895, the Venice Biennale is the oldest and longest running art exhibition in the world. The exhibition featured artists from around the world and is renowned for its country specific pavilions that house a nation’s top artists.
The 57th edition, titled VIVA ARTE VIVA and curated by Christine Macel, is organized by La Biennale di Venezia chaired by Paolo Baratta. VIVA ARTE VIVA unfolds over the course of nine chapters or families of artists, beginning with two introductory realms in the Central Pavilion, followed by another seven across the Arsenale through the Giardino delle Vergini. Featuring 120 invited artists from 51 countries, 103 of whom are participating for the first time.
The Exhibition also includes 86 National Participations in the historic Pavilions at the Giardini, at the Arsenale and in the historic city centre of Venice.