Open to the public from Saturday 13th May - Sunday 26th November 2017 at the Giardini and the Arsenale.
The 57th International Venice Biennale Art Exhibition, titled VIVA ARTE VIVA, will be curated by Christine Macel and organised by La Biennale di Venezia chaired by Paolo Baratta.
The exhibition will include 86 National Participations in the historic Pavilions at the Giardini, at the Arsenale and in the historic city centre of Venice. Three countries will be participating for the first time: Antigua and Barbuda, Kiribati, Nigeria. The Italian Pavilion at the Tese delle Vergini in the Arsenale, sponsored and promoted by the Ministero dei Beni e delle Attività Culturali e del Turismo, Direzione Generale Arte e Architettura Contemporanee e Periferie Urbane, will be curated this year by Cecilia Alemani.
Take a look at our three must-see exhibition picks for the Biennale below…
In partnership with The Farkash Gallery, Israeli artist Ariela Wertheimer will be making her debut at the Venice Biennale art festival. This will be the artist's first time showcasing her work at the world-renowned art exhibition in Venice.