The pavilions with pulling power: What’s exciting the art-loving crowd at the Venice Biennale

Unofficially christened the Olympics of Art, there’s a reason why the Venice Biennale is one of the most prestigious contemporary art exhibitions in the world. Every two years, the art spectacle takes place in Italy’s picturesque water city, offering the widest, most thought-provoking variety of contemporary art from around the globe — from paintings and sculptures to videos, installations to live performances. The number of subsidiary shows and fringe events sprouting up all over the city seems to be increasing with every edition, effectively pushing the cultural conversation forward and rounding out…

Guards of the heritage

Outfits displayed of soldiers of the Tunisian army during an exhibition titled “The awakening of a nation”, displaying the art at the dawn of modern Tunisia 1837-1881″ at the Ksar Saïd Palace in Tunis, Tunisia on January 12. The event is a Tunisian art exhibition resulting from a public-private partnership between the National Heritage Institute and the Rambourg Tunisia Foundation. It aims to safeguard the collection of paintings of the National Heritage Institute linked to the reign of the Husseinites, to train restorers and culminate in this exhibition. Trade Arabia