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Parallel exhibitions

A selection of exhibitions in Venice parallel to the 60th International Art Exhibition that are not  official collateral events.

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Accademia Galleries:
De Kooning e l'Italia
17 April -15 September 2024
The exhibition investigates the impact that Willem de Kooning's Italian stays, in 1959 and 1969, had on his ouvre.
Curators: Gary Garrels, Mario Codognato.


Ateneo Veneto:
Walton Ford. Lion of God
17 April - 22 September
Curator: Udo Kittelmann.


Ca’ Pesaro
Galleria Internazionale d’Arte Moderna:
Armando Testa
20 April - 15 September 2024
A monographic exhibition in honor of the Piedmontese artist (1917-1992). 
Curators: Gemma De Angelis Testa, Tim Marlow, Elisabetta Barisoni


Ca’ Pesaro
Galleria Internazionale d’Arte Moderna:
Chiara Dynys. Lo Stile
20 April - 15 September 2024
Curators: Alessandro Castiglioni, Chiara Squarcina, Elisabetta Barisoni


Ca’ Pesaro
Galleria Internazionale d’Arte Moderna:
Roberto Matta
25 October 2024 - 23 March 2025
Curators: Norman Rosenthal, Dawn Ades, Elisabetta Barisoni


Ca’ Rezzonico:
Loris Cecchini. Leaps, gaps and overlapping diagrams
12 June - 24 November 2024
Curators: Luca Berta, Francesca Giubilei
Supported by Galleria Continua. In collaboration with VeniceArtFactory.


Casa di Carlo Goldoni:
Eva Marisaldi. Biribisso
21 March - 24 November
Curators: Chiara Squarcina, Pier Paolo Pancotto


Chiesa di San Fantin:
Reza Aramesh: NUMBER 207
16 April - 2 October 2024
Curator: Seriburi Moses
Collaborating Institutions: MUNTREF, Buenos Aires, and ICA, Miami
Reza Aramesh in UiU


Chiesetta della Misericordia:
Yu Hong: Another One Bites the Dust
20 April - 24 November 2024
New figurative and narrative paintings by the Chinese artist. Curated by Alexandra Munroe. Organised by the Asian Art Initiative of the Guggenheim Museum, New York, supported by Lisson Gallery.


Complesso dell’Ospedaletto:
Nebula
17 April - 24 November 2024
Eight new video installations by Giorgio Andreotta Calò, Basel Abbas & Ruanne Abou-Rahme, Saodat Ismailova, Cinthia Marcelle & Tiago Mata Machado, Diego Marcon, Basir Mahmood, Ari Benjamin Meyers, Christian Nyampeta.
Commissioned and produced by Fondazione In Between Art Film.
Curators: Alessandro Rabottini and Leonardo Bigazzi.


Fondazione Prada Venezia:
Christoph Büchel: Monte di Pietà
20 April - 24 November 2024
A complex installation about debt as the concept at the base of society and an instrument of power, incl. historical and contemporary works, objects and documents related to the history of property, credit and finance, the development of collections and archives, and the creation and meaning of real or artificial wealth.
Christoph Büchel in UiU


Museo Correr:
Francesco Vezzoli: Musei delle Lacrime
17 April - 24 November 2024
Curator: Donatien Grau.
Organized by Fondazione Civici Musei di Venezia and Venice International Foundation


Museo Fortuny:
Eva Jospin
10 April - 24 November 2024
Curators: Chiara Squarcina, Pier Paolo Pancotto.
In collaboration with Galleria Continua.


Ocean Space:
Re-Stor(y)ing Oceania
23 March - 13 October
Two new site-specific commissions by Indigenous artists from the Pacific, Latai Taumoepeau and Elisapeta Hinemoa Heta.
Curated by Bougainville-born artist Taloi Havini.


Palazzo Cini:
Martha Jungwirth
13 April - 13 October 2024
Alex Katz: Claire, Grass and Water
16 April 2024 - 29 September 2024
Fondazione Giorgio Cini, in collaboration with Gallery Thaddaeus Ropac.


Palazzo Ducale:
The Worlds of Marco Polo
The journey of a 13th-century Venetian merchant
6 April - 29 September 2024
More than 300 works from Venetian collections, and from the major and most important Italian and European institutions, as well as loans from museums in Armenia, China, Qatar and Canada.
Curated by Chiara Squarcina, Giovanni Curatola.


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Palazzo Grassi:
Julie Mehretu. Ensemble
17 March 2024 - 6 January 2025
With Nairy Baghramian, Huma Bhabha, Robin Coste Lewis, Tacita Dean, David Hammons, Paul Pfeiffer, Jessica Rankin.
Curated by Caroline Bourgeois, with Julie Mehretu.


Palazzo Grimani:
Wael Shawky. I Am Hymns of The New Temples
17 April - 30 June 2024
Organized by Lisson Gallery, with Barakat Contemporary, Galleria Lia Rumma and Sfeir-Semler Gallery, in collaboration with the Archaeological Park of Pompeii, in the context of the program 'Pompeii Commitment. Archaeological Matters'.
Curators: Massimo Osanna, Andrea Viliani, Gabriel Zuchtriegel.
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Palazzo Grimani:
Rick Lowe. The Arch within the Arc
17 April - 30 June 2024
Inspired by the architecture of the Museo di Palazzo Grimani and the urban dynamics of Venice, the exhibition features new paintings that emerged from Lowe's consideration of the arch in architecture. Presented in collaboration with Gagosian.


Palazzo Mocenigo:
Marco Polo. Costumes by Enrico Sabbatini
14 May - 30 September 2024
Some thirty costumes recording the route of Marco Polo’s journey, with original sketches of the preparation of RAI’s major TV production. The exhibition pays tribute to the director Giuliano Montaldo, costume designer Enrico Sabbatini and composer Ennio Morricone.
Curator: Stefano Nicolao


Peggy Guggenheim Foundation:
Jean Cocteau: The Juggler’s Revenge
13 April - 16 September 2024
The exhibition, organized by eminent Cocteau specialist and New York University art historian Kenneth E. Silver, highlights the artist’s versatility, the multiple juggling acts that distinguished his production, which often drew criticism from his contemporaries.


Punta della Dogana:
Pierre Huyghe. Liminal
17 March - 24 November 2024
Curator: Anne Stenne.


San Francesco della Vigna:
Arne Quinze & Swizz Beatz: Are We The Aliens?
20 April - 24 November 2024
Sculptures by the Belgian artist Arne Quinze and soundscapes by the US-American music producer Swizz Beatz; an installation of 15 glass sculptures by Quinze, and the artist’s first large-scale ceramic sculptures.
Co-curated by Hervé Mikaeloff and Reiner Opoku.


Scuola Grande San Giovanni Evangelista, Spazio Espositivo Badoer:
Boris Lurie. Life with the Dead
20 April - 24 November 2024
More than fifty works by Boris Lurie from 1950 to 1970 illustrate his active commitment to social justice and the memory of the Holocaust. Born in Leningrad in 1924 in a Jewish family and raised in Riga, he lost his mother, grandmother, sister and his childhood sweetheart in 1941 in a mass shooting by the Nazis. Boris Lurie survived German concentration camps and emigrated to New York in 1946.
Organized by Boris Lurie Art Foundation in collaboration with the Museum Center for Persecuted Arts.


Scuola Grande della Misericordia:
Zeng Fanzhi: Near and Far / Now and Then
17 April - 30 September 2024
With an installation designed by architect Tadao Ando, the exhibition premieres two recent bodies of work: new abstract paintings and works on handmade paper rendered in ink, graphite, chalk and gold dust, among other mineral pigments.
Co-curated by Michael Govan and Stephen Little.
Organized by the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA).


Le Stanze della Fotografia:
Helmut Newton. Legacy
28 March - 24 Novembrer 2024
250 photographs, magazines, documents and videos.
Curators: Matthias Harder, Denis Curti.
A joint initiative by Marsilio Arte and Fondazione Giorgio Cini.


Le Stanze del Vetro:
1912-1930 Murano Glass and the Venice Biennale
14 April – 24 November 2024
The presence of Murano glass at the editions of the Venice Biennale between 1912 and 1930. 135 works from prestigious museums and private collections.
Curator: Marino Barovier
A long-term joint initiative between Fondazione Giorgio Cini and Pentagram Stiftung.


Piscina Gandini:
Chu Teh-Chun. In Nebula
20 April - 30 June 30 2024 A series of emblematic paintings produced from 1955 onwards. Organized in partnership with Fondazione Giorgio Cini.
Curator: Matthieu Poirier.


© Compilation and photos:
Haupt & Binder, Universes in Universe

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