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Venice Biennale

James Franco's Latest Project

Posted 08.10.2011 | Arts

In between his movies, his stint on "General Hospital" and getting his PhD at Yale, James Franco has also found the time to collaborate with his frien...

The 54th Venice Biennale: And the Winner Is...

Artlog | Posted 08.07.2011 | Arts

The results are in for the 54th Venice Biennale's award recipients.

Venice Biennale Gold Lion Winner: Christian Marclay's 'The Clock' | Posted 08.06.2011 | Arts

"The Clock" -- the art installation piece that uses snippets from films and television to keep real 24-hour time -- has earned its creator, Christian ...

Roman & Dasha's Yacht Angers Locals At Venice Biennale

The Observer | Tom Kington Rome | Posted 08.06.2011 | Arts

There can be no doubt that Roman Abramovich's enormous yacht Luna is enjoying the spotlight this summer as it tours the Mediterranean. But the citizen...

PHOTOS: Best Of The Venice Biennial

Posted 08.02.2011 | Arts

The Venice Biennial is the Olympics of the art contemporary art world. This year's International Art Exhibition is ILLUMINazioni (ILLUMINations) and i...

Haiti, Iraq's First Appearance At Venice Biennale | Posted 08.02.2011 | Arts

(CNN) -- Some of the world's most troubled nations, including Haiti, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Zimbabwe and Iraq, are to take part in the pres...

Highlights From the 54th Venice Biennale 2011

Artlog | Posted 08.01.2011 | Arts

Long hailed as the world's most prestigious forum for contemporary art, this year's celebration largely focuses on innovation, youth, and global transformation.

James Franco's Art Debut At Venice Biennale Delayed

The Independent | Posted 07.30.2011 | Arts

James Franco's metamorphosis into a modern-day Renaissance man has been unstoppable. An actor with a gamut of Hollywood films to his name, he has writ...

WATCH: Lindsay Lohan's Latest Film By Richard Phillips

Evan J. Garza | Posted 07.27.2011 | Arts
Evan J. Garza

Still from 'Lindsay Lohan.' a film directed by Richard Phillips Sailing through the busy canals of Venice, Italy next month will be a giant mobile v...

PHOTOS: 10 Cybernetic Buildings

Tom Mallory | Posted 07.25.2011 | Arts
Tom Mallory

As I set about writing on "interactive architecture" this week, I was struck by the semantic challenges and numerous connotations of "interactivity." ...

WATCH: James Franco's New Art Project 'Rebel'

ARTINFO | Posted 07.18.2011 | Arts

How meteoric is actor James Franco's art career? This meteoric: mere months after having his first solo gallery show at Berlin 's Peres Projects follo...

Venice Biennale 2011: A Comprehensive Guide

ARTINFO | Posted 08.02.2011 | Arts

VENICE-- The 2011 iteration of the Venice Biennale, that art-world exhibition that combines the Olympic thrill of awards -- the Golden Lion for best i...

Hollywood: Art and Oscars

Edward Goldman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Edward Goldman

I wonder if the less than stellar results of the last Oscars, with its low voltage and sagging viewership, will make the Hollywood weasels -- clearly in need of inspiration -- turn to the world of art.

PHOTOS: TOP TEN: Street Art Moments Of The Decade

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

While many of the antecedents of our modern Street Art movement can be traced to the 1960's, the last 10 years have provided a perfect storm of demogr...

Bruce Nauman, Playing His Hand(s)

Dorothy Spears | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Dorothy Spears

With a defiant economy of materials and subject matter, the artist Bruce Nauman is able to evoke metaphysical worlds. In his first body of new work, ...

Stretching Time - In the Studio of Ahmed Alsoudani

Mark Wiener and Linda DiGusta | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Mark Wiener and Linda DiGusta

When we think of violence and visual art, often what comes to mind are scenes documenting brutality and its aftermath in a linear fashion - a sh...

PHOTOS: ARCHITECTURE: First Look At Who's Seeing What At The Venice Biennale

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Anyone who's anyone has made their way to Italy for this year's Venice Architecture Biennale, starting Sunday. Every major news organization has expr...

Iceland To Venice To New York: Ragnar Kjartansson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Daring newcomer Ragnar Kjartansson made his first major splash in the art industry when he became the youngest Icelandic artist at the Venice Biennale...

Culture Zohn Off the C(H)uff: An Exclusive Interview With the Pritzker Prize-Winning Architects of SANAA

Patricia Zohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Patricia Zohn

2010-04-01-outside.jpg Kazuyo Sejima and Ryue Nishizawa say, "Our working world is very much like a big family. We like thinking about architecture. We keep each other from losing our way."

Plan ForYourArt May 13-19

Bettina Korek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

What dramatic role does art play in fiction, and in the understanding of a place? In this Getty Perspectives lecture, presented in collaboration with Zocalo, Geoff Dyer discusses his work, art and fiction.

It's (Blue) Wedding Day for Sprinkle and Stephens

Greg Archer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Greg Archer

Like most gay couples in America, Annie Sprinkle and Elizabeth Stephens have fought hard to have their union recognized by the courts. When that didn't happen they came up with a curious enterprise.

Artists Annie Sprinkle and Elizabeth Stephens Give Birth to the Ultimate Gay Marriage

Greg Archer | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Greg Archer

In what has to be the mother of all gay marriages, or artistic wedding concepts in general, artists Annie Sprinkle and Elizabeth Stephens have taken their Love Art Lab experiment to Venice.

A Postcard from the Venice Biennale

Barbara Isles | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Barbara Isles

Here I am in the mobbed frenzy that is the 53rd Biennale. I am so lucky to be staying with my friend Bianca in her palazzo Papadopoli, where I can smell the jasmine and lime blossoms coming through my window from her garden.

The UAE's Dual Representation at the Venice Biennale

Sultan Sooud Al-Qassemi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sultan Sooud Al-Qassemi

Unlike every other country that took part, the UAE was the only one that was officially represented in two separate pavilions across a canal from each other.

Venice Biennale Starts With A Splash

AP | Colleen Barry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

VENICE, Italy - Quieter parties. Harsher art. That's one view from the 53rd Venice Biennale, the oldest and one of the most influential contemporary...