2019 Biennale: Further Reading 


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Egill Sæbjörnsson (Icelandic; b. Reykjavik, 1973), perfume bottle from Out of Controll in Venice, Icelandic Pavilion of the 57th Venice Biennale, 2017. 4 1/2 x 2 5/8 × 1 1/2 in. Clark Art Institute Library, Venice Biennale Ephemera Collection


Media interest in this year’s Biennale has dominated the art world this summer and has provided rich visual content for social media platforms. Explore some of the recent coverage through the links below:

The Key to Designing the Best Venice Biennale Identity is (Literally) Hanging on Your Shoulder - Eye on Design

Egyptian Artists Claim Government Interference in Venice Pavilion - Observer

Their Beach Opera Won at the Biennale. But They Can Hardly Afford It. - The New York Times

The hidden cost of being at the Venice Biennale - The National

How Does Venice Work?

At Venice Biennale, the Art’s for Sale, if You Know the Right People - The New York Times

How to Visit the 2019 Venice Biennale Without Being Overwhelmed - Condé Nast Traveler

The Don’t-Miss Shows and Pavilions at the Venice Biennale - The New York Times

Venice Biennale 2019: All the Art That's Making Italy Even More Instagrammable | W Magazine

The Gray Market: Why Many Working Artists Are Much Closer to a Venice Biennale Pavilion Than They Realize (and Other Insights) - artnet News

Mawkish monuments and the beach from hell: our verdict on the Venice Biennale | Art and design - The Guardian

Venice Biennale 2019 review – preaching to the converted - Art and design - The Guardian

In Ralph Rugoff's Venice Biennale, the World's Artists Take Planetary Doom as a Given, But Search for Joy Nonetheless

Borrow, Barter, Crowdsource: How Small Countries Bootstrap Their Way to the Venice Biennale - artnet News

ARTnews’s Complete Coverage of the 2019 Venice Biennale - ARTnews

Venice Biennale 2019: the must-see pavilions in the Giardini - The Art Newspaper

Venice Biennale: Philip Kennicott on the art world's biggest gathering - The Washington Post

The difficult business of archiving a Biennale

Sinking city: how Venice is managing Europe's worst tourism crisis - The Guardian

Why is the Venice Biennale still so important? - The Art Newspaper