South America

Latin America’s big biennial at risk

Posted November 20th, 2008

Shows, South America

The Art Newspaper: “This year’s São Paulo Bienal shows almost no art: is this a conceptual choice or just lack of funding?
Since it was founded in 1951, the São Paulo Bienal has been the most important international art exhibition in Latin America. But after years of corruption scandals and chronic lack of funds, the continued existence of the biennial is under threat.”