The Merchants Of Venice

Highlights from the 54th annual Biennale.


An early look at conceptual artist Song Dong’s parapavilion.

The view inside Monika Sosnowska’s parapavilion.

Jennifer Allora and Guillermo Calzadilla’s installation at the U.S. pavilion harnesses performance, sculpture, sound, and video and incorporates Olympic athletes.

A still from Marilyn Minter’s Green Pink Caviar, part of Moscow’s Garage Center’s Commercial Break.

A sketch for Thomas Hirschhorn’s “Crystal of Resistance.”

Venice’s Ca’ Corner della Regina is now home to an exhibition of the Fondazione Prada’s formidable collection.

Oscar Tuazon’s parapavilion.

James Franco and Ed Ruscha join forces in an homage to James Dean.

Hirschhorn: Courtesy Of Thomas Hirschhorn; Minter: Courtesy Of Marilyn Minter And Garage Center For Contemporary Culture; Allora And Calzadilla: Marion Vogel; Sosnowska: Courtesy Of Monika Sosnowska And Foksal Gallery Foundation, The Modern Institute, Galerie Gisela Capitain, Kurimanzutto, Hauser & Wirth; Song: Courtesy Of Song Dong; Franco: Landon Wiggs/Courtesy Of Paul Mccarthy, Hauser & Wirth And Moca; Tuazon: Courtesy Of Oscar Tuazon