Art, Europe, Italy

Venice Biennale International Art Exhibition

August 17, 2015

Venice BiennaleOne of the main reasons for going to Venice this summer was the Venice Biennale . The Biennale takes place every year and odd years are art and even years are architecture. Much of the art is exhibited by country in specific pavilions that have been built over the years. There are two main locations in Venice, one is the Gardini and the other is Arsenale. There are other locations throughout Venice. It currently runs through November 22, 2015. It is open every day, except Mondays, from 10-6. I would highly recommend you buy your tickets online and print them so you do not have to stand in line, as the ticket office does not open until 10. Since I am not an expert on art, I will just give you a photo essay of my favorite pieces in the exhibition. I will say that many of the exhibits were a full sensory experience with sound and smells, which is hard to convey here.

Venice Biennale

Venice Biennale

Venice Biennale

Venice Biennale

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