Titled ILLUMInations the 54th International art Exhibition has been organized by La Biennale di Venezia and takes place from June 4th to November 27th 2011.
The exhibition features some of the very best
works of art
spread out over 10,000 square meters and comprises of work from 83 artists from all over the globe, 32 of which are female and among them 32 young artists born after 1975.
show favors new forms of cooperation and the aim of the show is to infuse the exhibition with the luxury
of greater dynamism. The director of the exhibition is encouraging mutual exchanges between artists by asking them all the same questions on the themes of identity and sense of belonging. The art
exhibition will consist of three works by Tintoretto, The Last Supper, The Stealing of the Body of St Mark and The Creation of the Animals. These three superb canvases are on loan from Venetian museums and will be on display in the Central Pavilion in the main room.
Bice Curiger highlights of art
are somewhat unorthodox and to some extent experimental and are set apart by their very distinguished and dramatic luxury
lighting. They are included in this, one of the very best
exhibitions, on the conviction that they posses the power to engage a contemporary audience thanks to the luxury
of directivity when it comes to expression and visuals.
exhibition is paralleled by 89 national participants which is a record for
Biennale. Among the countries which will be taking part for the first time this year is Andorra, Saudi Arabia, Bangladesh and Haiti. There are also some countries that have returned to the event this year following an absence of some time.
For the 54th edition of the art
exhibition there will be some of the very best
work by video artist Fabrizio Plessi who shows his work, MARIVERTICALI. The president of the event said that the Biennale is much like the wind in that every so often it shakes the forest and reveals hidden truths, giving new strengths and providing light for new shoots.
The 54th art
exhibition features two leading projects which are the Biennale Sessions and Meetings on art
. The first addresses universities along with academies of fine arts with the aim being to provide tours around the exhibition for groups of 50 students and teachers. The latter comprises of meetings and seminars with artists, scholars and curators who will expand on some of the thematic issues of some of the very best
works that are on display. There will also be educational activities which will address groups or individuals in every form.