Danaë by Vadim Zakharov

Installation at the Russian Pavilion makes it "rain" coins for the 2013 Venice Biennale

Greek mythology is the inspiration for the Russian Pavilion at this year’s 55th Venice Art Biennale, which is seen in “Danaë”—a provocative installation conceived by conceptual artist Vadim Zakharov and curated by Udo Kittelman, under the supervision of commissioner Stella Kesaeva. The rooms of the building (designed and built in 1914 and situated in the area of the Giardini) have undergone some structural changes to …