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Last day of the vernissage

So yesterday was the last day of the media/VIP preview (or vernissage) for the Biennale. We had some technical difficulties and couldn’t post, so we’re doing it today! The day started with a photo session and a roundtable discussion with … Continue reading

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U.S. Press Conference Today

Today the U.S. held its press conference. Philip Rylands from the Guggenheim Museum in Venice and Maura Pally from the U.S. State Department spoke. High Museum of Art Director Michael Shapiro, HMA and Pavilion curator Michael Rooks, and Pavilion curator Jonathan Solomon … Continue reading

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The US Pavilion

Can’t believe we haven’t shown you the entrance to the US Pavilion yet! Check out the mylar balloons by MOS (the duo of Michael Meredith and Hillary Sample). They provide a shady spot to sit and relax–a place where people … Continue reading

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First official preview day…yay!

Today the Venice Biennale officially opens to media and VIPs. The big Biennale press conference is today and journalists from around the world are here. Many countries are putting the finishing touches on their exhibitions, busily installing wall graphics or … Continue reading

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Images from the Venice Biennale

Alex and Christian of Terreform put the finishing touches on their exhibit in Workshopping. Check out this super cool temporary bubble-like “building.” We’re not exactly sure yet, but the chairs inside make it look like an event or meeting space. … Continue reading

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Taking shape

Things are starting to take shape at the Biennale. The rest of the High Museum of Art crew arrived today. We’re touring the Giardini and watching everything come together. The U.S. Pavilion is right near the coffee stand–which is being … Continue reading

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Benvenuto in Italia!

So the PR team arrived today in Venice and met up with the Workshopping curators, colleagues at the Peggy Guggenheim Museum, and several of the architects exhibiting in Workshopping. Venice–no matter how many times one has been–is magical, and a fitting … Continue reading

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