Favorite Paintings from the Venice Biennale

This post is a little late in coming but I'm still working to wrap my head around all the work at the Venice Biennale.  Truth be told project didn't hold together for me. Don't get me wrong there was a lot of outstanding beautiful, funny, gut-wrenching work but curatorially I felt a little adrift.

Here are some of the standout paintings in the show.

Nicole Eisenman, Going Down River on the USS J-Bone of an Ass, 2017, Oil on canvas

Nicole Eisenman, Achilles Heel, 2014, Oil on canvas

Nicole Eisenman, Dark Light, 2017

Nicole Eisenman, Weeks on the Train, 2015, Oil on canvas, 82 x 65 in.

Michael Armitage
Michael Armitage, 

Njideka Akunyili Crosby, 5 Umezebi Street, New Haven, Enugu, 2012, Mama, Mummy and Mamma (Predecessor #2), 2014 Acrylic, charcoal, pastel, transfers on paper, etc.

George Condo, Double Elvis, 2019 Acrylic, gesso, metallic paint and pigment stick on line

Henry Taylor, Untitled, 2019, Acrylic on canvas; three parts




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