Venice Biennale Artists Out in Force at Art Basel
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Venice Biennale Artists Out in Force at Art Basel

Works by Laure Prouvost, France’s representative at the Venice Biennale, on the stand of Carlier Gebauer, which has galleries in Berlin and Madrid. ARTNEWS Because of the Venice Biennale’s change in schedule a few years back, the days of traipsing from the floating city in Italy to Switzerland are a thing of the past , but the two venues generally still share a close connection in terms of the art that is on view. Indeed, that may be especially the case this year, since Ralph Rugoff’s edition of the Venice Biennale was filled with many closely watched, market-friendly names—Jason Farago of the New York Times termed it “the artistic equivalent of Top of the Pops. ” Whatever your position on that, there is no doubt that Biennale-affiliated artists are filling booths at Art Basel, which opened Tuesday to select guests. At the booths for 47 Canal (New York) and Gladstone (New York and Brussels), works by Anicka Yi are on offer, including (at the former) one of the algae lanterns she showed in Venice at the Arsenale. The offerings at 47 Canal also include work by Antoine Catala, who is out front in the Central Pavilion section of Rugoff’s […]

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