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British Pavilion, Viale Giardini Pubblici, 30122 Venezia, Italy

Venice Biennale 2015 - Sarah Lucas: I SCREAM DADDIO

Sarah Lucas, I SCREAM DADDIO, Installation View, British Pavilion 2015

The heavily political and theoretical tone of this year’s Biennale makes Lucas’ work seem even brasher and somehow at odds with the other, sometimes earnest and frequently socially engaged, works on display. Review by Will Gresson

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Romanian Pavilion, Giardini della Biennale, Sestiere Castello, 30122 Venice

Venice Biennale 2015 - Adrian Ghenie: Darwin’s Room

Adrian Ghenie, Darwin's Room, installation view, 2015

In his solo exhibition ‘Darwin's Room’ presented at Venice, Ghenie intriguingly takes the mode of inhabiting historical characters in order to reflect upon the difficult and often traumatic underpinnings of local histories. Review by Giuseppe Marasco

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Pavilion of Iran, Cannaregio, Calle San Giovanni, 1074b, Venezia

Venice Biennale 2015 - The Great Game

The Great Game, installation view

Relatively isolated from the heart of the Venice Biennale, the Pavilion of Iran is located in a former shipbuilding factory in the Cannaregio district. The search, however, is worth the effort, as visitors are presented with an industrial, squat-like labyrinth, unfolding an eclectic mix of strong artworks making strong statements. Review by Evelyn Simons

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Palazzo Grassi, Campo San Samuele, 3231, 30124 Venice

Venice Biennale 2015 - Slip of the Tongue

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Taking its title from Nairy Baghramian’s phallic resin covered concrete piece, ‘Slip of the Tongue’ is a scenario for chance, an opportunity in a conversation for diversion. Review by Bob Gelsthorpe

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Fondazione Querini Stamalia, Santa Maria Formosa, Castello 5252, 30122 Venice, Italy

Jacob Hashimoto: GAS GIANT

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'Hashimoto's installations are, at one and the same time, a tangible exploration of the fascinating possible intersections between painting and sculpture, figuration and abstraction, nature and artifice.'

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Pavilions of Cyprus and Lithuania, Venice, Italy

Venice Biennale 2013: oO

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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.

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Venice Biennale 2013: Jeremy Deller in conversation with Ralph Rugoff Jeremy Deller's controversial work English Magic, which is representing Great Britain at the 55th Venice Biennale, will tour the UK in 2014 thanks to the Art Fund. Ralph Rugoff, Director of the Hayward Gallery on London's South Bank chats to artist Jeremy Deller about his loathing of Range Rovers, super-yachts and what it means to be an artist. Video courtesy of the Art Fund.