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Venice Biennale Photos

Kathleen Massara

Venice Biennale Heats Up! | Kathleen Massara | Posted 05.30.2013 | Arts

"We can not appreciate art if it remains locked in a fortress," Massimiliano Gioni said in his Biennale Arte interview. Thierry Geoffroy, a Danish-Fre...

Venice Biennale Photo Diaries: Day 1

Kathleen Massara | Posted 07.29.2013 | Arts
Kathleen Massara

It's the press preview of the Biennale and it's unexpectedly hot in Venice. Earlier this morning I was reading "Jeff in Venice" by Geoff Dyer, who details the shock of the intense "eat," as the locals say. The sun's rays ripple off the white pebbled path and VIPs dab their necks with small cloth squares and escape inside the dark, inviting pavilions ahead. For a sneak peek at what's inside them, click on the slideshow below.