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54th International Art Exhibition


4th June > 27th November 2011

The 54th International Art Exhibition of the Venice Biennale was directed in 2011 by the art historian and critic Bice Curiger. The exhibition was open from 4th June to 27th November 2011 (closed on Mondays).

The Preview took place on 1st, 2nd, and 3rd June 2011. The Awards Ceremony took place on 4th June 2011.

Bice Curiger is an art historian, critic and curator of international exhibitions. Her curatorial activity at Kunsthaus Zurich parallels her important work in the publishing sector. In 1984, she cofounded the prestigious art magazine “Parkett”, of which she is editor-in-chief. She has been publishing director of London Tate Gallery’s magazine “Tate etc” since 2004.

54th International Art Exhibition

- A statement by the President of the Venice Biennale, Paolo Baratta >>
- 54th International Art Exhibition, ILLUMInations >>
- A project for Universities: Biennale Sessions >>
- Meetings on Art >>
- Introduction by Bice Curiger >>
- Artists >>
- National Participations >>
- First-time National Participations >>
- The Venice Pavilion >>
- Collateral Events >>
- iBiennale: the official iPad application >>
- Maps of the exhibition venues: Giardini >>   Arsenale >>   Venice >>
The artists selected for the main exhibition, VIVA ARTE VIVA
National Participations
Countries exhibited in their own pavilions at the 57th Intl. Art Exhibition
Collateral Events
Additional exhibitions and initiatives in Venice during the 57th Biennale