Venice – a victory for brains over brawn

Maria Lind, from the September 2013 issue

By Maria Lind

Three smallish pavilions without big budgets were my highlights during this edition of the Venice Biennale. Not only do they exemplify that plenty of money and grand gestures are not necessary to make a difference at one of the artworld’s most prestigious events, they also indicate a shift in the formulation of agendas. Two of the pavilions are located outside the main biennale areas of the Giardini and Arsenale, and the third – Georgia’s Kamikaze Loggia – is a brilliant…

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