Wednesday, February 20, 2013

55th International Art Exhibition from June 1st to November 24th, 2013

at the Giardini, the Arsenale and in the city of Venice
From La Biennale

Photo: La Biennale

preview: May 29th, 30th, 31st

The 55th International Art Exhibition of la Biennale di Venezia will take place from June 1st to November 24th, 2013 (preview: May 29th, 30th, 31st), at the Giardini, the Arsenale and in the city of Venice.
The decision was made by the Board of la Biennale di Venezia chaired by Paolo BarattaMassimiliano Gioni is the Director of the Visual Arts section of la Biennale di Venezia and the curator of the next 55th International Art Exhibition.
Massimiliano Gioni (Busto Arsizio, 1973) is a curator and contemporary art critic. In 2010 he directed 10.000 Lives, the eighth Gwangju Art Biennale in South Korea being its youngest and first European director ever of this contemporary art biennale; the edition he curated attracted 500.000 visitors. He was the curator of the section entitled “La Zona” at the 50th International Art Exhibition of la Biennale di Venezia. His experience as the artistic director of biennials and other international exhibitions includes the organization of Of Mice and Men – the fourth Berlin Biennale (2006) – and the fifth edition of the travelling art biennale Manifesta (2004). He is the Associate Director of the New Museum in New York and the Artistic Director of the Fondazione Nicola Trussardi in Milan.

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