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Les enjeux socio-politiques et culturels de la Biennale de Venise 1964-1976

Abstract : The Venice Biennale, by its multinational exposure status, the benefits of which are international, represents an model of international relations (political, artistic and economic). Historically, the term "Venice Biennale" is commonly used to refer to the "International Exhibition of Contemporary Art Biennale of Venice". It is considered one of the most prestigious art events in Europe and even in the world. It is also one of the oldest Biennales since it was created in 1893 and stood for the first time in 1895 as "International Art Exhibition of the City of Venice". Its second edition took place two years later, and earning him the name "Biennale". The period from 1960-1970 was special for configuring movements, "blocks of influence" competitors on the Biennale structure which is completely transformed during the same period. Artistic issues have completely changed after the victory of young Rauschenberg in 1964; the United States began to establish their status and position of leader on the stage of contemporary art while France sought new solutions to actively participate in this fierce struggle. The presence of the USSR until 1976 remained the same until that date, when she was first shelved on a background of scandal "art Russian dissident". The evolution of artistic relations between the countries of Eastern Europe and the West culminated in 1970 with the setting before, by consensus, a young Hungarian sculptor who, critics say, should get the trophy "Grand Prize" if it still existed. So the Italians have found a new way to establish their superiority on the world stage of contemporary art thanks to the invention of thematic exhibitions, the development of commitment Biennale in political struggles.
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Ekaterina Kazakova. Les enjeux socio-politiques et culturels de la Biennale de Venise 1964-1976. Art et histoire de l'art. 2014. ⟨dumas-01059056⟩



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