MACP Chair, Steven Henry Madoff Reviews the 58th Venice Biennale for Sculpture Magazine

July 31, 2019

During the opening days of the 58th Venice Biennale in June, many visitors expressed the complaint that the curator of the main exhibition, the American Ralph Rugoff, who has directed the Hayward Gallery in London since 2006, offered no theme by which they could orient and anchor their experience. Instead, there was only a sense of and, of one artwork after another, or an ambiguous and perhaps ambivalent sense of but, as in, “But culture can mean this today, but also that and that and that.” 

 

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