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The Conversation

Venice Biennale 2015: the Arsenale stuffed with guns, stripped of hope

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imagePino Pascali, Cannone Semovente (Gun), 1965. Photo by Alessandra Chemollo, courtesy of la Biennale di Venezia

The Venice Biennale is a kind of two-yearly Great Pacific garbage patch of art: a slick of official exhibits, national representations, collateral shows, non-accredited pop-ups, the old and the new, the brilliant and the dire, that...

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