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Whitney Museum of American Art, 99 Gansevoort Street, New York, NY 10014
The 78th instalment of the Whitney Biennial for 2017 - which always aims for the zeitgeist and the seminal - opens at a time of crisis not only in the United States, but around the world. Review by Arthur Ivan Bravo
Power Station of Art, 200 Huayuangang Rd, Huangpu District, Shanghai, China
The 11th Shanghai Biennale is a dense and vastly-scaled staging that melds Chinese science fiction, Bengali parables, the principles of traditional South Asian miniature painting, turbulent shifts in political thought and a scrutiny of the transportation of mass information through technologies, screens and devices. Review by Alex Hetherington.
Various venues, Whitstable, Kent
Part of the 2016 Whitstable Biennale’s success is the totally anachronistic nature of some of its headlining works, showcasing the ability of the festival to be both site-specific and completely unplaced. Review by Betsy Porritt
Palazzo Fontana, Cannaregio 3829-3830, Venice
Jaime Marie Davis interviews Graham Fagen about his work for the Scotland + Venice at the 56th Venice Biennale.
The sixth edition of Contour - the Biennial of Moving Image in Mechelen, Belgium - is entitled 'Leisure, Discipline and Punishment', a triptych of themes running parallel with the deliberate choice of exhibition venues: a football stadium, a church and a
Canadian Pavilion, Giardini, Venice, Italy
Shary Boyle transforms the Canadian pavilion into a grotto of fantastical creatures, hallucinatory aesthetics, and silent expression. Review by Pandora Syperek.
British Pavilion, Giardini, Venice, Italy
Jeremy Deller brings a very English exhibition to the Venice Biennale, complete with workers' protests, folk aesthetics, William Morris, Russian oligarchs and cups of tea. Review by C Staunton-Price.
Pavilions of Cyprus and Lithuania, Venice, Italy
This unprecedented collaboration explores warp-holes of time between distinct cultures, whose intrinsic plurality of perspectives works as open premises to be discovered and explored in the making of the project. Review by Francesca Cavallo.
US Pavilion, Giardini, Venice, Italy
Sarah Sze has transformed the discrete galleries of the US pavilion into an intersecting network, structured by her huge sculptural installations of accumulated everyday objects. Review by Marie d'Elbée
Pavilion of Netherlands, Giardini, Venice, Italy
Mark Manders shows in the Dutch pavilion this Biennale. The exhibition covers a 23 year span of the artists' activity, combining existing installations with a monumental 4 metre high new work.
Nordic Pavilion and Finnish Alvar Aalto Pavilion, Giardini, Venice, Italy
Falling Trees is the most extensive Finnish exhibition yet to be presented in Venice, and responds to an event at the previous Biennale in 2011 when a large tree fell on the Alvar Aalto pavilion, cutting short its display.
Pavilion of Switzerland, Giardini, Venice, Italy
The formal vocabulary of Valentin Carron's pieces is inspired by the imagery of the Canton of Valais where he has spent almost all his life, borrowing and adapting the internationally renowned vocabulary of the style of his alpine home region and making i