The 56th edition of Venice’s Esposizione Internazionale d’Arte features 89 National Participations. The artworks are exhibited in the historical Pavilions at the Giardini, the Arsenale and around the city of Venice. Recently graduated Duke student and Nasher Museum intern Nicole Rudden gives us her favorite ten pieces from Okwui Enwezor’s “All The World’s Futures.”
Pictured and listed below, is Nicole’s Top Ten list of the best of The Venice Biennale 2015:
1. Chiharu Shiota (b. 1972, Japan), The Key in the Hand.
Céleste Boursier-Mougenot (b. 1961, France), rêvolutions, 2015.
Wangechi Mutu (b. 1972, Kenya), Forbidden Fruit Picker, 2015.
Tiffany Chung (b. 1969, Vietnam), UNHCR Red Dot Series – Tracking the Syrian Humanitarian Crisis April – December 2012, 2014-2015.
Xu Bing (b. 1955, China), Phoenix, 2010.
Marco Maggi (b. 1957, Uruguay), Global Myopia II, 2015.
Bruce Nauman (b. 1941, USA) American Violence, 1981-1982.
The Propeller Group (Vietnam), The AK-47 vs. The M16, 2015.
Kay Hassan (b. 1956, South Africa), Untitled, 2015.
Juan Carlos Distéfano (b. 1933 Argentina), The Enlightened II, 2000-2002.