Venice Biennale in Pictures: See Work by Every Artist in the Giardini Section of the Sprawling 2019 Exhibition

Part two of our photo series on the biennale's main exhibition "May You Live in Interesting Times," a show in two halves.

Two figures featured in Ad Minoliti,Mural (2019) in
Two figures featured in Ad Minoliti,Mural (2019) in "May You Live in Interesting Times." Image courtesy Ben Davis.

We already posted photos from “Proposition A,” the first part of Ralph Rugoff’s 2019 Venice Biennale, sited at the city’s Arsenale space. “Proposition B” is the title of the contrasting section of the show featured in the Biennale Pavilion over in the Giardini.

There, the same artists from the Arsenale repeat, with a slightly different emphasis. Sometimes “Proposition B” actually spotlights a different side of an artist’s practice, sometimes it offers a work that complements or completes a project in the other section, sometimes it just offers more of the same but in a new environment. Take a look, below.

In the Giardini for the Venice Biennale. Image courtesy Ben Davis.

In the Giardini for the Venice Biennale. Image courtesy Ben Davis.

Antoine Catala, <em>It's Over</em> (2019). Image courtesy Ben Davis.

Antoine Catala, It’s Over (2019). Image courtesy Ben Davis.

Ryoji Ikeda, <em>spectra III</em> (2008/2019). Image courtesy Ben Davis.

Ryoji Ikeda, spectra III (2008/2019). Image courtesy Ben Davis.

Haris Epaminonda, <em>Chimera</em> (2019). Image courtesy Ben Davis.

Haris Epaminonda, Chimera (2019). Image courtesy Ben Davis.

Maria Loboda, <em>Egyptian Tumbler</em> (2017). Image courtesy Ben Davis.

Maria Loboda, Egyptian Tumbler (2017). Image courtesy Ben Davis.

Jean-Luc Moulène, <em>La Faucheuse</em> (2015). Image courtesy Ben Davis.

Jean-Luc Moulène, La Faucheuse (2015). Image courtesy Ben Davis.

 

Rosemarie Trockel, Detail from <em>Group of Articles</em> (2019). Image courtesy Ben Davis.

Rosemarie Trockel, detail from Group of Articles (2019). Image courtesy Ben Davis.

Cameron Jamie, <em>Untitled</em> (2014-2015). Image courtesy Ben Davis.

Cameron Jamie, Untitled (2014-15). Image courtesy Ben Davis.

Augustas Serapinas, <em>Vygintas, Kirilas, & Semionovas</em> (2018). Image courtesy Ben Davis.

Augustas Serapinas, Vygintas, Kirilas, & Semionovas (2018). Image courtesy Ben Davis.

Nicole Eisenman, <em>Morning Studio</em> (2016). Image courtesy Ben Davis.

Nicole Eisenman, Morning Studio (2016). Image courtesy Ben Davis.

Michael E. Smith, <em>Untitled</em>(2019). Image courtesy Ben Davis.

Michael E. Smith, Untitled (2019). Image courtesy Ben Davis.

Kaari Upson, <em>View From the Interiorized; You Are the Pervert</em> (2016-2019).

Kaari Upson, View From the Interiorized; You Are the Pervert (2016-19).

Works by Ulrike Müller. Image courtesy Ben Davis.

Works by Ulrike Müller. Image courtesy Ben Davis.

Three works from Martine Gutierrez's "Demons" series from <em>Indigenous Woman</em>. Image courtesy Ben Davis.

Three works from Martine Gutierrez’s “Demons” series from Indigenous Woman. Image courtesy Ben Davis.

Ad Minoliti, <em>Mural</em> (2019). Image courtesy Ben Davis.

Ad Minoliti, Mural (2019). Image courtesy Ben Davis.

Jon Rafman, <em>Disasters Under the Sea</em> (2019). Image courtesy Ben Davis.

Jon Rafman, Disasters Under the Sea (2019). Image courtesy Ben Davis.

Arthur Jafa, <em>The White Album</em> (2019). Image courtesy Ben Davis.

Arthur Jafa, The White Album (2019). Image courtesy Ben Davis.

Neïl Beloufa, <em>Pre-Post 1</em> and <em>2</em> (2019). Image courtesy Ben Davis.

Neïl Beloufa, Pre-Post 1 and 2 (2019). Image courtesy Ben Davis.

Zhanna Kadyrova, <em>Second Hand</em> (2019). Image courtesy Ben Davis.

Zhanna Kadyrova, Second Hand (2019). Image courtesy Ben Davis.

Ian Cheng, <em> BOB (Bag of Beliefs)</em> (2018-2019). Image courtesy Ben Davis.

Ian Cheng, BOB (Bag of Beliefs) (2018-19). Image courtesy Ben Davis.

Paintings by Jill Mulledy. Image courtesy Ben Davis.

Paintings by Jill Mulledy. Image courtesy Ben Davis.

Work from Ed Atkins's "Bloom" series, hung throughout the pavilion. Image courtesy Ben Davis.

Work from Ed Atkins’s “Bloom” series, hung throughout the pavilion. Image courtesy Ben Davis.

Nairy Baghramian, <em>Maintainers</em> (2019), with works by Julie Mehretu and Henry Taylor in the background. Image courtesy Ben Davis.

Nairy Baghramian, Maintainers (2019), with works by Julie Mehretu and Henry Taylor in the background. Image courtesy Ben Davis.

Henry Taylor, <em>Hammons meets a hyena on holiday</em> (2016). Image courtesy Ben Davis.

Henry Taylor, Hammons meets a hyena on holiday (2016). Image courtesy Ben Davis.

George Condo, <em>Facebook</em> (2017-2018). Image courtesy Ben Davis.

George Condo, Facebook (2017-2018). Image courtesy Ben Davis.

Jimmie Durham, Black Serpentine (2019). Image courtesy Ben Davis.

Jimmie Durham, Black Serpentine (2019). Image courtesy Ben Davis.

Lawrence Abu Hamdan, <em>Walled Unwalled</em> (2018). Image courtesy Ben Davis.

Lawrence Abu Hamdan, Walled Unwalled (2018). Image courtesy Ben Davis.

Sun Yuan and Peng You, <em>Can't Help Myself</em> (2016). Image courtesy Ben Davis.

Sun Yuan and Peng You, Can’t Help Myself (2016). Image courtesy Ben Davis.

Christian Marclay, <em>Scream (Split Center)</em> and em>Scream (Shaking) </em>(2019). Image courtesy Ben Davis.

Christian Marclay, Scream (Split Center) and Scream (Shaking) (2019). Image courtesy Ben Davis.

Teresa Margolles, <em>Mura Cuidad Juárez</em> (2010). Image courtesy Ben Davis.

Teresa Margolles, Mura Cuidad Juárez (2010). Image courtesy Ben Davis.

Frida Orupabo, <em>Untitled</em> works (2019). Image courtesy Ben Davis.

Frida Orupabo, Untitled works (2019). Image courtesy Ben Davis.

Yu Ji, <em>Flesh in Stone #2</em> (2013). Image courtesy Ben Davis.

Yu Ji, Flesh in Stone #2 (2013). Image courtesy Ben Davis.

At the back: Danh Vo, <em> Suum cuique</em> (2019). Image courtesy Ben Davis.

At the back: Danh Vo, Suum cuique (2019). Image courtesy Ben Davis.

Cyprien Gaillard, <em>L'Ange du foyer (Vierte Fassung)</em> (2019). Image courtesy Ben Davis.

Cyprien Gaillard, L’Ange du foyer (Vierte Fassung) (2019). Image courtesy Ben Davis.

Soham Gupta, <em>Untitled</em> from the series "Angst" (2013-2017). Image courtesy Ben Davis.

Soham Gupta, Untitled from the series “Angst” (2013-17). Image courtesy Ben Davis.

Lee Bul, <em>Scale of Tongue</em> (2017-2018). Image courtesy Ben Davis.

Lee Bul, Scale of Tongue (2017-18). Image courtesy Ben Davis.

Rula Halawani, images from <em>For My Father</em> (2015). Image courtesy Ben Davis.

Rula Halawani, images from For My Father (2015). Image courtesy Ben Davis.

Lara Favaretto, <em>Thinking Head</em> (2019). Image courtesy Ben Davis.

Lara Favaretto, Thinking Head (2019). Image courtesy Ben Davis.

Handiwirman Saputra, <em>Today's Tomorrow Yesterday</em> (2018) and Apichatpong Weerasethakul, <em>Primates' Memories</em> (2014). Image courtesy Ben Davis.

Handiwirman Saputra, Today’s Tomorrow Yesterday (2018) and Apichatpong Weerasethakul, Primates’ Memories (2014). Image courtesy Ben Davis.

Liu Wei, <em>Devourment</em> (2019). Image courtesy Ben Davis.

Liu Wei, Devourment (2019). Image courtesy Ben Davis.

Slavs and Tatars, <em> Tranny Tease (pour Marcel)</em> (2009-2016). Image courtesy Ben Davis.

Slavs and Tatars, Tranny Tease (pour Marcel) (2009-16). Image courtesy Ben Davis.

Alexandra Bircken, <em>1199</em> (2019). Image courtesy Ben Davis.

Alexandra Bircken, 1199 (2019). Image courtesy Ben Davis.

emang Wa Lehulere, <em>Flaming Doors</em> (2018). Image courtesy Ben Davis.

Kemang Wa Lehulere, Flaming Doors (2018). Image courtesy Ben Davis.

Gauri Gil, image from the "Acts of Appearance" series (2015-ongoing). Image courtesy Ben Davis.

Gauri Gil, from the “Acts of Appearance” series (2015-ongoing). Image courtesy Ben Davis.

Jesse Darling, <em>Icarus drives it in (temporary relief)</em> (2018). Image courtesy Ben Davis.

Jesse Darling, Icarus drives it in (temporary relief) (2018). Image courtesy Ben Davis.

Khyentse Norbu, Year 2118 (2018). Image courtesy Ben Davis.

Khyentse Norbu, Year 2118 (2018). Image courtesy Ben Davis.

Michael Armitage, drawings from the "Untitled" series (2017-2019). Image courtesy Ben Davis.

Michael Armitage, drawings from the “Untitled” series (2017-19). Image courtesy Ben Davis.

hilpa Gupta, <em>Untitled</em> (2009). Image courtesy Ben Davis.

Shilpa Gupta, Untitled (2009). Image courtesy Ben Davis.

Andra Ursuţa, <em>Divorce Dump</em> (2019). Image courtesy Ben Davis.

Andra Ursuţa, Divorce Dump (2019). Image courtesy Ben Davis.

Nabuqi, <em>Do real things happen in moments of rationality?</em> (2018). Image courtesy Ben Davis.

Nabuqi, Do real things happen in moments of rationality? (2018). Image courtesy Ben Davis.

Works by Suki Seokyeong Kang. Image courtesy Ben Davis.

Works by Suki Seokyeong Kang. Image courtesy Ben Davis.

Otobong Nkanga, <em>Flint</em> (2019). Image courtesy Ben Davis.

Otobong Nkanga, Flint (2019). Image courtesy Ben Davis.

Christine and Margaret Wertheim, works from the "Pod World" series (2006-2016). Image courtesy Ben Davis.

Christine and Margaret Wertheim, works from the “Pod World” series (2006-16). Image courtesy Ben Davis.

Apichatpong Weerasethakul, <em>The Vapour of Melancholy</em> (2014). Image courtesy Ben Davis.

Apichatpong Weerasethakul, The Vapour of Melancholy (2014). Image courtesy Ben Davis.

Hito Steyerl, <em>Leonardo's Submarine</em> (2019). Image courtesy Ben Davis.

Hito Steyerl, Leonardo’s Submarine (2019). Image courtesy Ben Davis.

Alex Da Corte, <em>The Decorated Shed</em> (2019). Image courtesy Ben Davis.

Alex Da Corte, The Decorated Shed (2019). Image courtesy Ben Davis.

Halil Altindere, <em>Space Refugees</em> (2016-2017). Image courtesy Ben Davis.

Halil Altindere, Space Refugees (2016-2017). Image courtesy Ben Davis.

Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster, <em>Joi Bittle</em> (2018). Image courtesy Ben Davis.

Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster, Joi Bittle (2018). Image courtesy Ben Davis.

Yin Xiuzhen, <em>Dong Fang Hong I</em> (2014). Image courtesy Ben Davis.

Yin Xiuzhen, Dong Fang Hong I (2014). Image courtesy Ben Davis.

Two paintings by Avery Singer. Image courtesy Ben Davis.

Two paintings by Avery Singer. Image courtesy Ben Davis.

Anthony Hernandez, <em>Screened Pictures #19</em> (2017). Image courtesy Ben Davis.

Anthony Hernandez, Screened Pictures #19 (2017). Image courtesy Ben Davis.

Carol Bove, <em>New Moon</em> and <em>Nike I</em> (2018). Image courtesy Ben Davis.

Carol Bove, New Moon and Nike I (2018). Image courtesy Ben Davis.

Paintings by Njideka Akunyili Crosby. Image courtesy Ben Davis.

Paintings by Njideka Akunyili Crosby. Image courtesy Ben Davis.

Zanele Muholi, <em> Ntozakhe II, Parktown</em> (2016), <em>Fisani, Parktown</em> (2016), <em>Bester IV, Mayotte</em> (2015), and <em>Namhla at Cassilhaus, Chapel Hill, North Carolina</em> (2016). Image courtesy Ben Davis.

Zanele Muholi, Ntozakhe II, Parktown (2016), Fisani, Parktown (2016), Bester IV, Mayotte (2015), and Namhla at Cassilhaus, Chapel Hill, North Carolina (2016). Image courtesy Ben Davis.

Mari Katayama, <em>bystander #23</em> (2016). Image courtesy Ben Davis.

Mari Katayama, bystander #23 (2016). Image courtesy Ben Davis.

Tavares Strachan, <em>The Encyclopedia of Invisibility (white)</em> (2018). Image courtesy Ben Davis.

Tavares Strachan, The Encyclopedia of Invisibility (white) (2018). Image courtesy Ben Davis.

Works by Gabriel Rico. Image courtesy Ben Davis.

Works by Gabriel Rico. Image courtesy Ben Davis.

Korakrit Arunanondchai, <em>with history in a room filled with people with funny names 4 (garden)</em> (2019). Image courtesy Ben Davis.

Korakrit Arunanondchai, with history in a room filled with people with funny names 4 (garden) (2019). Image courtesy Ben Davis.

Film installation by Stan Douglas. Image courtesy Ben Davis.

Stan Douglas, film still from Doppelgänger. Image courtesy Ben Davis.

Anicka Yi, <em>Biologizing the Machine (tera incognito)</em> (2019). Image courtesy Ben Davis.

Anicka Yi, Biologizing the Machine (tera incognito) (2019). Image courtesy Ben Davis.

Anthea Hamilton, <em>Mama Moth Sofa A</em> (2019). Image courtesy Ben Davis.

Anthea Hamilton, Mama Moth Sofa A (2019). Image courtesy Ben Davis.

Kahlil Joseph, <em>BLKNWS</em> (2018-ongoing). Image courtesy Ben Davis.

Kahlil Joseph, BLKNWS (2018-ongoing). Image courtesy Ben Davis.

Work in Tomás Saraceno's <em>Spider/Web Pavilion 7</em>. Image courtesy Ben Davis.

Work in Tomás Saraceno’s Spider/Web Pavilion 7. Image courtesy Ben Davis.


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