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Venice Biennale

The Golden Lion-winning Lithuanian Pavilion, ‘Sun & Sea (Marina)’, crafts an endless pop song for the end times

By En Liang Khong

Crisis at home has postponed the country’s presentation just days ahead of the Biennale’s public opening

By Frieze News Desk

In Ralph Rugoff’s exhibition ‘May You Live in Interesting Times’, disorientation is the order of the day

By Jennifer Higgie

Structures by Modernist masters including Carlo Scarpa offer an alternative to the city’s medieval streets and Gothic churches

By Frieze News Desk

Four years after converting a church into a mosque, the Swiss-Icelandic artist is once again courting controversy in Venice

By Frieze News Desk
Natascha Süder Happelmann (right) and her spokeswoman Helene Duldung (left), in front of the Federal Foreign Office, Berlin, 2018. Photograph: Jasper Kettner

Can Natascha Süder Happelmann succeed in doing away with national ‘representation’ altogether?

By Ben Mauk
Martin Puryear, Big Bling, 2016. Courtesy: © Martin Puryear, Matthew Marks Gallery, New York; photograph: Yasunori Matsui

The artist represents the US at this year’s Venice Biennale

By Ian Bourland

What the frieze editors have been reading this week

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Zilia Sánchez, Amazonas (Amazons), 1978, acrylic on stretched canvas. Courtesy: The Phillips Collection, Washington, DC

Body and landscape converge in the groundbreaking painter’s first US retrospective at the Phillips Collection, Washington, DC

By Ian Bourland

The performances have been devised in collaboration with Delfina Foundation’s Aaron Cezar

By Frieze News Desk

A tribute to the Nigeria-born poet, critic and ‘most important curator of his generation’, who persistently bid us to open our eyes

By Jörg Heiser

In further news: Hermitage to curate Venice Biennale pavilion; Remai Modern CEO hit by harassment allegations

By Frieze News Desk