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The 55th Venice Biennale: Giardini Slideshow With Commentary

by Paddy Johnson and Corinna Kirsch on June 3, 2013
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Last week we spent hundreds of hours looking at art at the Venice Biennale. We saw a lot of art. It’s a sprawling affair, that invites hundreds of countries to exhibit their nation’s best artwork.

We have a lot to talk about, so without any further ado, here’s part one of our Giardini slideshow with commentary. It features pavilions by Russia, Great Britain, Switzerland, Venezuela, Greece, Poland, Serbia, Japan, South Korea, Germany, the United States, and Canada. Look for part two later today.

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Poland on the Rise?

by Misti Frantzen on August 7, 2012
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At the sold-out Alexander Ernst Voigt show at Cosar HMT in Düsseldorf, the insider buzz was not only about Voigt, the young Berlin-born painter who studied under Jörg Immendorff. “Poland is the new China,” a vernissage attendee whispered discreetly into the welcoming ears of collectors. Ever on the hunt for new, collectors were immediately hooked. Conversation about where to find hot artists began.

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