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5 exhibitions in Venice

not to be missed, until autumn 2022

If you happen to visit the 59th International Art Exhibition in Venice, until autumn 2022, here you find 5 side exhibitions not to be missed.

1) Tony Cragg at Glass Museum

Until August 21st, 2022, the Glass Museum in Murano will feature an exhibition on Tony Cragg and his artistic vision. The works on display, about forty in number, retrace the most critical stages of the English artist’s career and include six assemblages, large-scale historical works where Cragg accumulates groups of objects. The sculptures, some previously unseen, created in Studio Berengo, explore the British sculptor’s relationship with glass and how this material has appeared in his work. Co-hosted by the Fondazione Musei Civici di Venezia, Tony Cragg: Silicon Dioxide is the artist’s first solo exhibition on Murano Island.Glassmuseum

Until August, 21st, 2022

DiscoverTony Cragg: Silicon Dioxide, at Glass Museum in Venice

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Tony Cragg, Spindles, 2021. Photo Francesco Allegrettofrom Berengo Studio

2) Lucio Fontana and Antony Gormley at Olivetti Store

The Venice Art Biennale 2022 offers many opportunities to discover hidden places in Venice, with ancillary events to the International Art Exhibition’s main exposition. One of these is an exhibition dedicated to Lucio Fontana and Antony Gormley, which takes place in the Olivetti Store.Luca Massimo Barbero is the curator of the exhibition, which brings together drawings by Lucio Fontana, made between 1947 and 1968, and a series of drawings and works on paper illustrating the work of Antony Gormley. Beyond the drawings, there will be sculptures by both authors, in dialogue with the space of the Negozio Olivetti.Olivettistore

Until November, 27th, 2022

Discover Lucio Fontana and Antony Gormley in Venice

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3) Joseph Beuys. Fine Limbed

The Palazzo Cini Gallery, the house-museum of patron Vittorio Cini, reopens to the public with the exhibition ‘Joseph Beuys. Fine-Limbed’, dedicated to one of the most influential artists of the 20th century.
Curated by Luca Massimo Barbero, in collaboration with Thaddaeus Ropac Gallery, the exhibition is open to the public until October 2,

Until October 2nd, 2022

Discover Joseph Beuys. Fine Limbed

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Joseph Beuys, Backrest for a fine-limbed person (hare-type) of the 20th Century AD, 1972-1982. Photo courtesy

4) Anselm Kiefer at Doge’s Palace

Through Oct. 29, 2022, the Doge’s Palace in Venice is hosting an exhibition on Anselm Kiefer, with paintings created explicitly during 2020/2021. Tied to the celebration of the 1,600th anniversary of Venice’s foundation, Kiefer’s installation takes up the seal of a title taken from the writings of Venetian philosopher Andrea Emo: [Questi scritti, quando verranno bruciati, daranno finalmente un po’ di luce] “[These writings, when they are burned, will finally give some light.” The cycle of paintings created specifically for this exhibition unfolds in the magnificence of the Sala dello Scrutinio [Scrutiny Hall], in close confrontation with the thirty-three monumental canvases on the ceiling, thus emphasizing the role of contemporary art in thinking about universal

Venezia, Doge’s Palace – Sala dello Scrutinio
Until October, 29th, 2022

Discover the exhibition Anselm Kiefer at Doge’s Palace

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Photo Andrea Avezzu, Courtesy Gagosian, Courtesy Fondazione Musei Civici Venezia

5) Fondazione Querini Stampalia

Through November 27, 2022, the Querini Stampalia Foundation is hosting a triptych of exhibitions curated by Danh Vo and Chiara Bertola, in collaboration with White Cube. The three artists featured are Dahn Vō, also curator, designer/sculptor Isamu Noguchi, and painter Park

Danh Vo, Park Seo-Bo, Isamu Noguchi
Fondazione Querini Stampalia, Venice
Until November, 27th, 2022

Discover Dahn Vō in Venice

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Discover Park Seo-Bo in Venice

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Discover Isamu Noguchi in Venice

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