29 Jun '11, 3am

Monocle's Culture Editor @RobertBound talks politics and group hugs for this yr's Venice Biennale round-up @la_biennale

Monocle's Culture Editor @RobertBound talks politics and group hugs for this yr's Venice Biennale round-up @la_biennale

Culture editor Robert Bound reports from the 2011 Venice Biennale, pitching the cream of contemporary art against the most classical backdrop of them all. Away from the parties and gin palaces parked on the Grand Canal, this year's show was an overtly political affair with an engaged Middle Eastern showing and the national pavilions of Old Europe offering their walls up to all comers. The Art Olympics are back in town.

Full article: http://www.monocle.com/sections/culture/Web-Articles/Veni...

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