Venice 2011

There’s an awful amount of twaddle on display in the country pavilions at the Venice Biennale. Probably the greatest amount of tosh was to be found in the Australian pavilion, which included a free-standing notice-board cast in resin, and where an empty plinth entitled Venus rising from the Waves was heard to elicit the understandable […]

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Korean footnotes from Venice Biennale 2011

by Philip Gowman 10 November 2011
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In previous biennales, Korean artists have had prominent solo exhibitions as collateral events to the main exhibition in the Giardini. We’ve had Atta Kim, Lee Ufan, and Chun Woo-jung in previous years, as well as participations in group shows. In 2011 I failed to find any Korean solo events. There were, however, three high profile […]

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The Love is gone but the Scar will heal: Lee Yong-baek at the Venice Biennale

by Events Editor 3 June 2011
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Korea will be represented at the Venice Biennale by Lee Yong-baek, whose works have been regularly exhibited in London – most recently at the auction in aid of British veterans from the Korean War last year. The Love is gone but the Scar will heal Lee Yong-baek (이용백, b. 1966, Korea), since graduation from the […]

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