Venice Biennale 2022: Depictions of The Human Body

AI portraits, sculptures made from plants, anthropomorphic figures and more at the exemplary art event

Across dozens of national pavilions at this year’s Venice Art Biennale, the theme “The Milk of Dreams” has been explored and interpreted in stunning ways. It’s clear that curator Cecilia Alemanni knew there were endless possibilities when she chose the concept, which is the title of a book of fairytales by Leonora Carrington (1917-2011), a British-born Mexican artist who excelled at the surreal. The book …

Geometric Masterpieces at Homo Faber 2022

Exploring the second edition of the Venetian event dedicated to the best of European and Japanese craft

Craftsmanship means passion, energy and dedication, precision and discipline. All of this is on display right now in Venice at Homo Faber, the second edition of the fair that celebrates fine craftwork. During the inaugural event in 2018, over 62,000 visitors had the opportunity to admire objects by hundreds of artisans from all over Europe, and see those creators work live. This year, Homo Faber—on now …

Five Highlights from the 2021 Venice VR Expanded Competition

Standouts from the 37 extended-reality projects at the 78th Venice International Film Festival

Presenting another milestone extended-reality roster, the Venice VR Expanded division of the 78th Venice International Film Festival includes 37 projects from 21 different countries, available to view on site in Italy (1-11 September) and online (1-19 September). The prestigious annual event’s programming once again conveys the pioneering spirit and advancing capabilities of virtual, augmented and mixed reality. With the support of Facebook’s Oculus and HTC’s Viveport, …