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Installation view of "Faraway So Close,” Tina Gillen, 2022, Luxembourg Pavilion, Venice Biennale; © Tina Gillen, photo by Florian Kleinefenn, courtesy of the artist and Mudam Luxembourg – Musée d’Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean.Installation view of "Faraway So Close,” Tina Gillen, 2022, Luxembourg Pavilion, Venice Biennale; © Tina Gillen, photo by Florian Kleinefenn, courtesy of the artist and Mudam Luxembourg – Musée d’Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean.
Installation view of "Faraway So Close,” Tina Gillen, 2022, Luxembourg Pavilion, Venice Biennale; © Tina Gillen, photo by Florian Kleinefenn, courtesy of the artist and Mudam Luxembourg – Musée d’Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean.
Installation view of "Faraway So Close,” Tina Gillen, 2022, Luxembourg Pavilion, Venice Biennale; © Tina Gillen, photo by Florian Kleinefenn, courtesy of the artist and Mudam Luxembourg – Musée d’Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean.Installation view of "Faraway So Close,” Tina Gillen, 2022, Luxembourg Pavilion, Venice Biennale; © Tina Gillen, photo by Florian Kleinefenn, courtesy of the artist and Mudam Luxembourg – Musée d’Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean.
Installation view of "Faraway So Close,” Tina Gillen, 2022, Luxembourg Pavilion, Venice Biennale; © Tina Gillen, photo by Florian Kleinefenn, courtesy of the artist and Mudam Luxembourg – Musée d’Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean.
Installation view of "Faraway So Close,” Tina Gillen, 2022, Luxembourg Pavilion, Venice Biennale; © Tina Gillen, photo by Florian Kleinefenn, courtesy of the artist and Mudam Luxembourg – Musée d’Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean.Installation view of "Faraway So Close,” Tina Gillen, 2022, Luxembourg Pavilion, Venice Biennale; © Tina Gillen, photo by Florian Kleinefenn, courtesy of the artist and Mudam Luxembourg – Musée d’Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean.
Installation view of "Faraway So Close,” Tina Gillen, 2022, Luxembourg Pavilion, Venice Biennale; © Tina Gillen, photo by Florian Kleinefenn, courtesy of the artist and Mudam Luxembourg – Musée d’Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean.
Installation view of "Faraway So Close,” Tina Gillen, 2022, Luxembourg Pavilion, Venice Biennale; © Tina Gillen, photo by Florian Kleinefenn, courtesy of the artist and Mudam Luxembourg – Musée d’Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean.Installation view of "Faraway So Close,” Tina Gillen, 2022, Luxembourg Pavilion, Venice Biennale; © Tina Gillen, photo by Florian Kleinefenn, courtesy of the artist and Mudam Luxembourg – Musée d’Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean.
Installation view of "Faraway So Close,” Tina Gillen, 2022, Luxembourg Pavilion, Venice Biennale; © Tina Gillen, photo by Florian Kleinefenn, courtesy of the artist and Mudam Luxembourg – Musée d’Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean.
Installation view of "Faraway So Close,” Tina Gillen, 2022, Luxembourg Pavilion, Venice Biennale; © Tina Gillen, photo by Florian Kleinefenn, courtesy of the artist and Mudam Luxembourg – Musée d’Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean.Installation view of "Faraway So Close,” Tina Gillen, 2022, Luxembourg Pavilion, Venice Biennale; © Tina Gillen, photo by Florian Kleinefenn, courtesy of the artist and Mudam Luxembourg – Musée d’Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean.
Installation view of "Faraway So Close,” Tina Gillen, 2022, Luxembourg Pavilion, Venice Biennale; © Tina Gillen, photo by Florian Kleinefenn, courtesy of the artist and Mudam Luxembourg – Musée d’Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean.
Installation view of "Faraway So Close,” Tina Gillen, 2022, Luxembourg Pavilion, Venice Biennale; © Tina Gillen, photo by Florian Kleinefenn, courtesy of the artist and Mudam Luxembourg – Musée d’Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean.Installation view of "Faraway So Close,” Tina Gillen, 2022, Luxembourg Pavilion, Venice Biennale; © Tina Gillen, photo by Florian Kleinefenn, courtesy of the artist and Mudam Luxembourg – Musée d’Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean.
Installation view of "Faraway So Close,” Tina Gillen, 2022, Luxembourg Pavilion, Venice Biennale; © Tina Gillen, photo by Florian Kleinefenn, courtesy of the artist and Mudam Luxembourg – Musée d’Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean.
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Tina Gillen: Faraway so Close, Luxembourg Pavilion

Tina Gillen will represent Luxembourg at the 59th Venice Biennale with her solo exhibition, “Faraway So Close.”

Tina Gillen represents Luxembourg at the 59th Venice Biennale with her solo exhibition, “Faraway So Close.” The show, for which the artist has produced a new series of large-scale works, features an expansive installation curated by Christophe Gallois in the Luxembourg Pavilion, located in the Sale d’Armi in Venice’s Arsenale. Gillen conceived of the show as a response to the Sale, a building dating back to the 15th century and historically used as a military storage location. There, Gillen revisits traditional painterly themes like landscape and architecture to explore the relationships we entertain in interior space with the world outside and around us, integrating her paintings with what she deems the “loaded history and inherent constraints” of the Sale. Her work often begins with photographic imagery which she alters, simplifies, translates and combines with other motifs into deliberately ambiguous compositions oscillating between abstraction and figuration, structure and improvisation, surface and space.berately ambiguous compositions oscillating between abstraction and figuration, structure and improvisation, surface and space. 

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Installation view of "Faraway So Close,” Tina Gillen, 2022, Luxembourg Pavilion, Venice Biennale; © Tina Gillen, photo by Florian Kleinefenn, courtesy of the artist and Mudam Luxembourg – Musée d’Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean.Installation view of "Faraway So Close,” Tina Gillen, 2022, Luxembourg Pavilion, Venice Biennale; © Tina Gillen, photo by Florian Kleinefenn, courtesy of the artist and Mudam Luxembourg – Musée d’Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean.
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Tina Gillen: Faraway so Close, Luxembourg Pavilion
Tina Gillen will represent Luxembourg at the 59th Venice Biennale with her solo exhibition, “Faraway So Close.”

Exhibitions

Installation view of “Walking with Water,” Vladimir Nikolic, Venice, 2022; courtesy of the artist.Installation view of “Walking with Water,” Vladimir Nikolic, Venice, 2022; courtesy of the artist.
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Vladimir Nikolic: Walking with Water, Serbia Pavilion

The Ministry of Culture and Media of the Republic of Serbia presents Walking with Water, a solo exhibition of Vladimir Nikolic at the Serbia Pavilion.

Installation view of Austrian Pavilion, Venice Biennale 2022; © Jakob Lena Knebl and Ashley Hans Scheirl, photo by Georg Petermichl, courtesy of the artists.Installation view of Austrian Pavilion, Venice Biennale 2022; © Jakob Lena Knebl and Ashley Hans Scheirl, photo by Georg Petermichl, courtesy of the artists.

Invitation of the Soft Machine and Her Angry Body Parts, Austria Pavilion

Jakob Lena Knebl and Ashley Hans Scheirl will represent the Austria Pavilion at the 59th Venice Biennale.

Maria Eichhorn, "Relocating a Structure" German Pavilion 2022Maria Eichhorn, "Relocating a Structure" German Pavilion 2022

Maria Eichhorn: Relocating a Structure, Germany Pavilion

Artist Maria Eichhorn represents the Germany Pavilion at the 59th International Art Exhibition - La Biennale di Venezia through November 27.

"Cunning diplomacy," Malta Pavilion, 2022"Cunning diplomacy," Malta Pavilion, 2022

Arcangelo Sassolino, Giuseppe Schembri Bonaci, Brian Schembri: Cunning diplomacy, Malta Pavilion

Artists Arcangelo Sassolino, Giuseppe Schembri Bonaci and Brian Schembri represent​ the Malta Pavilion at the 59th International Art Exhibition - La Biennale di Venezia through November 27.

Sonia Boyce, "Feeling Her Way," Great Britain Pavilion, 2022Sonia Boyce, "Feeling Her Way," Great Britain Pavilion, 2022

Sonia Boyce: Feeling Her Way, Great Britain Pavilion

Artist Sonia Boyce represents the Great Britain Pavilion at the 59th International Art Exhibition - La Biennale di Venezia through November 27.

"Radiance – They Dream in Time," Uganda Pavilion, 2022"Radiance – They Dream in Time," Uganda Pavilion, 2022

Acaye Kerunen and Collin Sekajugo: Radiance – They Dream in Time, Uganda Pavilion 

Artists Acaye Kerunen and Collin Sekajugo represent Uganda’s inaugural pavilion at the 59th International Art Exhibition - La Biennale di Venezia through November 27.

Zineb Sedira "Dreams have no titles," 2022Zineb Sedira "Dreams have no titles," 2022

Zineb Sedira: Dreams have no titles, France Pavilion

Artist Zineb Sedira represents France at the 59th International Art Exhibition - La Biennale di Venezia through November 27.

Angels ListeningAngels Listening

Rachel Lee Hovnanian: Angels Listening

CSDCA presents "Angels Listening," an intimate and immersive exhibition of the works of Rachel Lee Hovnanian curated by Annalisa Bugliani.

Małgorzata Mirga-Tas, Re-enchanting the World, exhibition view, Polish Pavilion at the Biennale Arte 2022; photo by Daniel Rumiancew, courtesy of Zachęta — National Gallery of Art.Małgorzata Mirga-Tas, Re-enchanting the World, exhibition view, Polish Pavilion at the Biennale Arte 2022; photo by Daniel Rumiancew, courtesy of Zachęta — National Gallery of Art.Małgorzata Mirga-Tas, Re-enchanting the World, exhibition view, Polish Pavilion at the Biennale Arte 2022; photo by Daniel Rumiancew, courtesy of Zachęta — National Gallery of Art.Małgorzata Mirga-Tas, Re-enchanting the World, exhibition view, Polish Pavilion at the Biennale Arte 2022; photo by Daniel Rumiancew, courtesy of Zachęta — National Gallery of Art.

Malgorzata Mirga-Tas: Re-enchanting the world, Poland Pavilion

For the first time in the over-120-year history of the Venice Biennale, a Roma artist, Małgorzata Mirga-Tas, is representing a national pavilion.

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