South American Biennale seeks to change the rules of art

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By BA Times

Buenos Aires may be the biennale's ground zero this year but 379 artworks are being exhibited from September to December in in more than 30 cities and 16 countries.

The impeccably white Palais de Glace in Buenos Aires is a national historic monument that once housed the country's fine art museum. But these days it looks like a giant candy cane.

The building's walls were painted in brightly coloured stripes and wrapped in neon lights by French artist Bertrand Ivanoff as part of the recent opening of the South American biennale, Bienalsur. The contemporary art fair seeks to draw in new audiences by...(Read More)

 

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