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Modem Men's, Modem Europe and Modem NY /LA Editions are dedicated to La Biennale di Venezia 2017

June 11 2017

For the MODEM Europe - Modem Men's London, Firenze, Milano, Paris - Modem New York / LA SS 18 editions, we gave “carte blanche” to La Biennale di Venezia 2017. For Modem Europe and Modem New York / LA by picturing a selection of 10 National Pavilions. For Modem Men's by illustrating a selection of works of "VIVA ARTE VIVA", the 57th International Art Exhibition, curated by Cristine Macel, and organised by La Biennale di Venezia chaired by Paolo Baratta.

VIVA ARTE VIVA unfolds over the course of nine chapters or families of artists, beginning with two introductory realms in the Central Pavilion, followed by another seven across the Arsenale through the Giardino delle Vergini. 120 are the invited artists from 51 countries; 103 of these are participating for the first time. The Exhibition also includes 86 National Participations in the historic Pavilions at the Giardini, at the Arsenale and in the historic city centre of Venice. 3 countries are participating for the first time: Antigua and Barbuda, Kiribati, Nigeria.

The 10 National Pavilions highlighted in Modem Europe edition are : The Argentinian Pavilion curated by Andrés Duprat, The United States Pavilion curated by Christopher Bedford and Katy Siege, The Japanese Pavilion curated by Meruro Washida, The French Pavilion curated by Lionel Bovier and Christian Marcla, The Russian Pavilion curated by Semyon Mikhailovsky, The Korean Pavilion curated by Lee DaeHyung, The British Pavilion curated by Harriet Cooper and Delphine Allier, The Italian Pavilion curated by Cecilia Alemani, The Finnish Pavilion curated by Xander Karskens and The Austrian Pavilion curated by Christa Steinle highlighted in the Edition cover - a work by Erwin Wurm

The 12 artists highlighted in Modem Man's are : Raymond Hains , Petrit Halilaj, Liliana Porter Huguette Caland, Mingwei Lee, Francin Upritchard, Sheila Hicks, John Waters, Anri Sala , Franz Erhard Walther, Charles Atlas. and a Michael Blazy work highlighted in the Edition cover.

La Biennale di Venezia
57th International Art Exhibition
“Viva Arte Viva”
Venice (Giardini and Arsenale), May 13th – November 26th 2017

Official website of Biennale Arte 2017:
Official hashtag: #BiennaleArte2017

Artist: Erwin Wurm
“Stand Quiet and look out over the Mediterranean Sea, 2016-17 “
for The AUSTRIAN Pavilion. Curator: Christa Steinle. Photo by Francesco Galli

MODEM New York / LA Cover :
Artist: John Waters
“Study Art Sign”, (Series) 2007 - Mixed Materials.
© La Biennale di Venezia