30 Apr '15, 2pm

The countdown to @la_Biennale has started. Here, a guide to the key national pavilions

The countdown to @la_Biennale has started. Here, a guide to the key national pavilions

New-media specialist Vincenzo Trione is playing his cards close to his chest regarding the artists he has selected for Codice Italia , the Italian pavilion at this year’s Biennale. All that is known is that Trione, an art academic rather than a curator with gallery experience, plans to present 12 Italian artists whose works trace a historical route through the country’s art scene from the 1970s to the present day. At the press conference announcing his curatorship, Trione remarked: ‘My project was born very simply — out of a need to understand whether or not there is a peculiar Italian style. The Italian pavilions have often limited themselves to offering a phenomenological overview. I would rather look at the Italian art scene and highlight its stylistic peculiarity.’

Full article: http://www.christies.com/features/Venice-Pavilions-Guide-...

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