┐ Oh Venice, trendy Venice, is capitalism in the eye of the beholder? └

542261929_3ea7eff8b7© photo by Pleroma, 52th Venice Biennale, 2007

i88hU.EzxFbU© Jeremy Deller, We Sit Starving Amidst our Gold, 2013. This wall painting represents the Victorian thinker and designer William Morris returning from the dead to destroy Roman Abramovich’s yacht.

01e29512304ed7774743514e05e3d6658378a5ae© Vadim Zakharov, 2013 “The Greek myth of the impregnation of Danae is subjected to numerous readings: a falling shower of gold makes reference to the seduction of Danaë as an allegory for human desire and greed, but also to the corrupting influence of money.”

Vatican_Venice_Bienna_Gray_t670© Joseph Koudelka, representating Vatican with Un-creation at the 55th Venice Biennale, 2013

track-n-field-© Jennifer Allora and Guillermo Calzadilla, Track and Field at the 2011 Venice Biennale

venise_biennale_tl070611_31© Dragoljub Raša Todosijević, 2011

e9c5dcd5-480d-4b0f-bc7c-b21510d44def--00000--rl-(1)© Thomas Hirschhorn,Crystal of Resistance, 2011

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