Fine Art Mixed Media students visit 57th International Art Exhibition Venice Biennale
Art and Design 4 December 2017
The Venice Biennale, alongside with Kassel Documenta, is one of the most important contemporary fine art events in the world.
This year, the 57th International Art Exhibition, titled ‘Viva Arte Viva’, was open to the public from Saturday 13 May to Sunday 26 November.
The show featured 120 invited artists and offered a route that unfolds over the course of nine chapters or families of artists. This year’s exhibition ‘Viva Arte Viva’ was inspired by humanism, according to 2017 Venice Biennale Director Christine Macel.
Westminster students had the opportunity to spend three days in Venice in order to explore and visit the Biennale. The trip was made possible thanks to the generous support from The Quintin Hogg Trust which provides financial support for Westminster students.
One of the Fine Art Mixed Media students who had the chance take part in the trip said about the exhibition: “It was really amazing, close to a perfect trip. The city of Venice is beautiful, the artworks were inspiring.”
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