The 55th Venice Blennale
MARINO AURITI, Il Encyclopedico Palazzo del Mondo (Encyclopedic Palace of the World), c. 1950s,
wood, plastic, glass, metal, hair combs and model kit parts, 335.2 x 213.4 x 213.4 cm.
Collection of American Folk Art Museum, New York. Courtesy American Folk Art Museum, New York, and La Biennale di Venezia.
Directed by the youngest curator in its one-hundred-year history and inspired by an unrealized, utopian project, the 55th edition of the Venice Biennale (June 1–November 24) will treat (or aggravate, depending on your mood) the overabundance…