Venice Biennale 2019

As the 58th edition of the European art event arrives, we look at the biggest trends, the new arrivals, and speak to artists and curators involved

Ghenie combines the historical gravitas of Gerhard Richter and Luc Tuymans with the painterly flair of Peter Doig

The international art event lays bare sociopolitical faultlines like no other

From Russia to the Philippines, here are the highlights of this year’s event

Works on display at the Gallerie dell’Accademia celebrate the way tradition can become inspiration

Ahead of representing France at the Venice Biennale, the Turner Prize-winner talks about creating her semifictional world

Claudio Beorchia takes up residence under the eyes of Giorgione and Titian

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Organisers and partipicants at the Venice Biennale are finding new ways to document the event for future generations

From an immersive installation to a socio-historical voyage, here’s what the new arrivals are bringing to La Serenissima

Sam Bardaouil and Till Fellrath talk about reframing history — and why they don’t talk about ‘Arab art’

With the country’s first appearance at the event, curator Nana Oforiatta Ayim is testing out what a national African pavilion can be

In the spaces between the Arsenale and Giardini, a new programme of live works is coming to the city