Venice Biennale / 57th Edition
May 13 – Nov 26, 2017


 

The 57th International Art Exhibition, titled VIVA ARTE VIVA and curated by Christine Macel, is organized by Venice Biennale chaired by Paolo Baratta. The Exhibition is open to the public from Saturday May 13th to Sunday November 26th 2017, at the Giardini and the Arsenale venues. The preview took place on May 10th, 11th and 12th, the awards ceremony and inauguration was held on Saturday May 13th 2017.

VIVA ARTE VIVA unfolds over the course of nine chapters or families of artists, beginning with two introductory realms in the Central Pavilion, followed by another seven across the Arsenale through the Giardino delle Vergini. 120 are the invited artists from 51 countries; 103 of these are participating for the first time.

The Exhibition also includes 86 National Participations in the historic Pavilions at the Giardini, at the Arsenale and in the historic city centre of Venice. 3 countries are participating for the first time: Antigua and Barbuda, Kiribati, Nigeria.

Also for this edition, selected Collateral Events are featured. Promoted by non-profit national and international institutions, they present their exhibitions and initiatives in Venice during the 57th Exhibition.

Christine Macel, chief curator at the Centre Pompidou, is the Director of the 57th International Art Exhibition for 2017.

 

Venice Biennale / 57th Edition
May 13 – November 26, 2017 / Venice, Italy
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