Hannah Weinberger, As I became upside down, right side up, 2013. Courtesy of the artist


10 to See at the 16th Venice Architecture Biennale


Navigating around Venice where you’re here for just a few days can be quite a challenge, therefore My Art Guides team has selected 10 National Pavilions that you can’t miss at the 16th Venice Archictecture Biennale. Arsenale: Indonesia: The Indonesian pavilion is most likely one of the most simple (and quiet) pavilions of the whole 16th Architecture Biennale, the installation consists in strips of white paper hanging from the ceiling and creating long curves all along the room. The aim of the pavilion is to go back to the basics of architecture, also highlighted in the title: “Sunyata: The Poetics of Emptiness”. Argentina: An Instagram favorite, “Horizontal Vertigo”,... Read More
Holy See (top) and Switzerland.
Basel Editorial Committee 2018

My Art Guide Basel 2018 Editorial Committee


This edition of My Art Guide Basel has been developed thanks to an incredible editorial committee formed by Elena Filipovic (Director of Kunsthalle Basel), Albertine Kopp (Manager of Davidoff Art Initiative), Samuel Leuenberger (Founder and Director... Read More
Hannah Weinberger at Istituto Svizzero, 2012

Basel from an Artist’s Perspective: an Interview with Hannah Weinberger


On the occasion of our paper and digital issue on Art Basel and the art week in Basel and Zurich, we asked Basel-based artist Hannah Weinberger (Filderstadt, Germany, 1988) to tell us about her art and practice and to unveil the projects she has been... Read More

The Awards of the 16th Venice Architecture Biennale


On Saturday May 26th the international jury of the 16th Architecture Biennale has announced the awards at Ca’ Giustinian. The Golden Lion for Best National Participation is awarded to the Swiss Pavilion, titled “Svizzera 240: House Tour”... Read More
Philippe Starck © James Bort

“Become a Desiarchitect, Like a Good Smoothie”. An Interview with Philippe Starck


On the occasion of the Venice Architecture Biennale 2018, I interviewed renowned designer Philippe Starck to learn more about his vision and to investigate on the projects he undertook in Venice. Born in 1949 in Paris, France, Philippe Starck studied... Read More

Featured Exhibitions

The not-to-be-missed shows in Venice

Machines à Penser

Fondazione Prada, Venice
26/05 - 25/11 2018

The project at Ca’ Corner della Regina explores the correlation between the conditions of exile, escape and withdrawal and the physical or mental places that favor reflection, thought and intellectual production. “Machines à penser” focuses on three fundamental figures of the philosophy of the 20th century: Theodor Adorno (1903-1969), Martin Heidegger (1889 – 1976) and Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889-1951). ... Read More
Courtesy of Fondazione Prada
Albert Oehlen, Untitled, 2016. Courtesy of Palazzo Grassi

Albert Oehlen: Cows by the water

Palazzo Grassi
08/04 - 31/10 2018

The show by the German artist Albert Oehlen (1954, Krefeld, Germany) is curated by Caroline Bougeois. The exhibition lays out a path dedicated to Albert Oehlen’s production through a selection of approximately 85 works, including some lesser-known ones,... Read More
Norwegian University of Science and Technology NTNU, Department of Marine Technology, Trondheim, Norway © Armin Linke, 2016

Armin Linke: “Prospecting Ocean”

Istituto di Scienze Marine (CNR-ISMAR)
23/05 - 30/09 2018

Coinciding with the launch of the 16th International Architecture Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia, TBA21–Academy in collaboration with CNR-ISMAR (Istituto di Scienze Marine , Riva dei Sette Martiri 1364) presents an investigative exhibition... Read More
Fulvio Roiter, Sulla strada Gela - Niscemi, Sicilia 1953 © Fondazione Fulvio Roiter

Fulvio Roiter: Photographs 1948 – 2007

Casa dei Tre Oci
16/03 - 26/08 2018

Casa dei Tre Oci presents the first retrospective dedicated to Fulvio Roiter after his death in April, 2016. The exhibition features 200 photographs, mostly vintage, which tell the entire artistic story of the Venetian photographer. It retraces the entire... Read More
Ian Cheng, Emissary Forks at Perfection, 2015

Ian Cheng: Emissary Forks at Perfection. Selected Works from the Collection

Espace Louis Vuitton Venice
24/05 - 25/11 2018

For his solo show at the Espace Louis Vuitton the artist presents his seminal work, “Emissary Forks at Perfection“, 2015-2016, showcasing a post-human world controlled by a form of artificial intelligence and a virtual and architectural act. Creator... Read More


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