53rd Venice Biennale

Homage to Howard Phillips Lovecraft, 2015, earth, wood and  brass, housing a concealed iron box containing undisclosed objects, 2.7 × 1.8 × 1.4 m. Courtesy: the artist, Fondazione MAXXI, Rome, and Galleria  Franco Noero, Turin; photograph: Musacchio Ianniell

Lara Favaretto: exploring the nuances of death and disappearance

By Barbara Casavecchia
Lara Favaretto, Simple Couples, 2009, mixed media, installation view, Sharjah Biennial, 2009. Courtesy: Galleria Franco Noero, Turin, and the artist

Employing media as diverse as a suspended caravan and a levitating donkey, Lara Favaretto unearths the romance and possibility buried in futility

By Tom Morton

A guide

John Baldessari, Ocean and Sky (with Two Palm Trees), 2009, 'Fare Mondi Making Worlds', exterior of the Palazzo delle Esposizione, Giardini. Courtesy: Polly Braden

The highs and lows of the 53rd Venice Biennale, ‘Fare Mondi Making Worlds’

By Jennifer Higgie, Dan Fox and Barbara Casavecchia

Daniel Birnbaum talks about curating the Turin Triennial and his role as Director of the 53rd Venice Biennale