The Easel

Archives: Jane Morris

7th August 2018

Stale and Almost Dead?

There are now over 300 biennales internationally. Are they at risk of become boring? Some curators think so, especially when they recycle the same few high-profile artists. Others emphatically disagree. Museum blockbusters tell us “more about what we already know” whereas biennales can focus on new ideas. If one is boring “blame the doctor, not the disease.”