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La Biennale

La Biennale di Venezia and Google renew their collaboration for Biennale Architettura 2016
Architecture 10 | 13 | 2016

La Biennale di Venezia and Google renew their collaboration for Biennale Architettura 2016

It will be possible to view online the Biennale Architettura even after it is closed Read More >>
The Organization
La Biennale 01 | 12 | 2016

The Organization

Ever since its foundation, the Venice Biennale has been at the forefront in the research and promotion of new artistic trends. Read More >>

History of the Venice Biennale

From the beginnings until the Second World War

1893: Headed by its mayor, Riccardo Selvatico, the Venetian City Council passed a resolution on 19th April to set up an Esposizione biennale artistica nazionale (biennial exhibition of Italian art), to be inaugurated on 22nd April 1894.

History of the Venice Biennale

From the post-war period to the reforms of 1973

1948: The International Art Exhibition reappeared - the first following the war and the fall of fascism - with a major exhibition of a recapitulatory nature. The Exhibition focused on the Impressionists and many protagonists of contemporary art.

History of the Venice Biennale

From the '70s to the reforms of 1998

1974: The four-year presidency of Carlo Ripa di Meana began (1974-1978). The International Art Exhibition was not held (it was resumed in 1976). Theatre and cinema events were held in October 1974 and 1975 under the title Libertà per il Cile (Freedom for Chile).

History of the Venice Biennale

Recent years (1999-2015)

1999: The new Biennale kicked off: the 48th International Art Exhibition APERTO Over All recovered the historical spaces of the Arsenale (Artiglierie, Isolotto, Tese, Gaggiandre). A new sector was created for live shows: DMT (Dance Music Theatre).