Venice Biennale

Ocean and Sky (with Two Palm Trees)

John Baldassari
Ocean and Sky (with Two Palm Trees), Laminated solvent print on vinyl ,


Jake Aikman
Echo II, Oil on Canvas ,


Various Venues in Venice including Palazzo delle Esposizioni; The Italian Pavilion; The Arsenale Corderie; Giardini della Biennale; Arsenale; several international Pavilions


Hours: 10 am- 6 pm Giardini closed on Mondays / Arsenale closed on Tuesdays


Tomás Saraceno, Hans Peter Feldman, John Baldassari, Lara Favaretto, Lygia Pape, Steve McQueen, Miranda July and Aleksandra Mir at Venice Biennale

The 53rd La Biennale di Venezia International Art Exhibition, entitled Fare Mondi // Making Worlds opens to the public from Sunday June, 7th to Sunday November, 22nd 2009. The event is directed by Daniel Birnbaum, organized by La Biennale di Venezia and chaired by Paolo Baratta and will be on show in the Giardini and the Arsenale as well as in various other locations around the city.

Included on the exhibition, amongst others, are John Baldessari (dual recipient of Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement with Yoko Ono), Steve McQueen, Aleksandra Mir, Tomás Saraceno, Lygia Pape, Lara Favaretto, Miranda July, Hans Peter Feldman, Georges Adéagbo, Pascale Marthine Tayou, Anawana Haloba and Moshekwa Langa.

07 June 2009 - 22 November 2009

Kay Hassan, Jake Aikman, Wayne Barker and Johann Louw at Venice Biennale

Kay Hassan, Johann Louw and Wayne Barker have been invited to participate in an exhibition entitled ‘I Linguaggi del Mondo: Languages of the World’ curated by Vincenzo Sanfo, to coincide with the 53rd Venice Biennale. The exhibition will be hosted at the prestigious Palazzo Querini Stampalia in Venice, one of the city’s oldest museums located on Campo Santa Maria Formosa in close proximity to the Gallerie dell’Accademia and the Peggy Guggenheim Collection.

Also to be hosted during the 53rd Venice Biennale is the exhibition ‘L’Anima dell’ Acqua – Contemporary Art’.  South African Jake Aikman has been selected to participate in this group exhibition which will be on show at the Ca' d'Oro (Palazzo Santa Sofia), a landmark 14th century Gothic palace on the Grand Canal.

06 June 2009 - 22 November 2009