Jimmie Durham is the Recipient of the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement of the 58th International Art Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia


Jimmie Durham is the recipient of the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement of the 58th International Art Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia – May You Live In Interesting Times. The decision was made by La Biennale’s Board of Directors chaired by Paolo Baratta, upon recommendation of the Curator of the 58th International Art Exhibition, Ralph Rugoff. Ralph Rugoff suggested the name of the recipient with the following comments: “I have nominated Jimmie Durham for the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement of the 58th International Art Exhibition based on his remarkable accomplishments as an artist over the past six decades, and in particular for making art that is at once critical,... Read More
Jimmie Durham
Dr Zoe Whitley Curator, British Pavilion

The British Pavilion at the 58th Venice Biennale: an Interview with Curator Dr Zoe Whitley


11/05 - 24/11 2019

We interviewed Dr Zoe Whitley, the curator of this year’s British Pavilion, represented by Glasgow based artist Cathy Wilkes at the 58th Venice Biennale. Whitley discusses this pivotal moment in her curating career, her experience so far in Venice... Read More
Kader Attia © Michael Danner

Re-appropriating The Field of Emotion: an Interview with Kader Attia


13/02 - 06/05 2019

We interviewed the artist Kader Attia on the occasion of his first major exhibition in the United Kingdom ‘The Museum of Emotion’ at The Hayward Gallery in London. The international artist, who has been named by The Hayward Gallery director Ralph... Read More
Cally Spooner at New Museum, New York

Beyond Performance: Palazzo Strozzi’s Special Project with Cally Spooner, Mario García Torres e Opavivará!

Palazzo Strozzi

From 12 April to 14 July 2019 Palazzo Strozzi in Florence presents “Beyond Performance” a special project produced and organized by Fondazione Palazzo Strozzi, Fondazione CR Firenze and Osservatorio per Arti Contemporanee and curated by Alberto... Read More
My Art Guide Venice App

My Art Guide Venice App for iOS and Android


For the occasion of the 58th International Art Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia, My Art Guides has developed a brand new App for Android devices, the twin of My Art Guide App for iOS. My Art Guide Venice has been developed to help you navigate the... Read More

Featured Exhibitions

Asger Jorn: Alternative languages

National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Korea (MMCA) Seoul
12/04 - 08/09 2019

As its title implies, “Alternative languages – Asger Jorn, the artist as a social activist” highlights Jorn’s (1914 – 1973) artistic side as a social activist, while tracing the trajectory of his political activities. Guy Debord, Jorn’s fellow leader of the Situationist International, called Jorn an “agitator” in reference to the constant drive that kept his work moving forwards. In retrospect, it is clear that Jorn was constantly attempting dialogue and cooperation in multiple directions, from his membership of the Communist Party of Denmark in the 1930s to the publication of art magazine Helhesten (The horse from hell), COBRA, the Movement for an Imaginist Bauhaus... Read More
Courtesy of MMCA Korea
Hito Steyerl, Power Plants, 2019. Courtesy of Serpentine Galleries

Hito Steyerl: Power Plants

Serpentine Galleries
11/04 - 06/05 2019

Steyerl’s series of projects at the Serpentine Galleries is positioned around ideas of ‘power’. Beginning from the premise that ‘power is the necessary condition for any digital technology’, the artist considers the multiple... Read More
Allora & Calzadilla The Bell, The Digger, and The Tropical Pharmacy, 2013. Courtesy the artists © Jennifer Allora, Guillermo Calzadilla

Allora & Calzadilla: The tropical Pharmacy

Guggenheim Bilbao
15/03 - 23/06 2019

“The Tropical Pharmacy” articulates three works in a cohesive set that has been specifically conceived for its presentation at the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao’s gallery 103. This exhibition exemplifies the consistency and diversity of works... Read More
Donna Huanca. PIEDRA QUEMADA. Installation View. September 28, 2018 - January 6, 2019. Belvedere Museum, Vienna, AT Courtesy Peres Projects, Berlin. Photographer: Elsa Kostic

Donna Huanca: Lengua Llorona

Copenhagen Contemporary
22/03 - 01/09 2019

American-Bolivian artist Donna Huanca is having her first large solo exhibition in Scandinavia, the first performance-led commission at Copenhagen Contemporary. During the exhibition period, visitors have occasion to experience several performances,... Read More
Yee I-Lann, The Ch'i_lin Of Calauit, 2005, Image Courtesy of the artist and Para Site.

An Opera for Animals

Hong Kong
Para Site
23/03 - 09/06 2019

“An Opera for Animals” explores the highly contrived and controlled environment under the operatic setting, as a response to our contemporary reality and its virtual realities, artificial truths and the promise of increasingly active development... Read More


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