Art-world types and the fashion insiders who love them descended on Venice this week for the Biennale. BFA’s Joe Schildhorn and Neil Rasmus were there to capture all the fabulous goings-on and, of course, some world-class art.
Canal Hopping at the Venice Biennale
The statue entitled “Alison Lapper Pregnant” by British artist Marc Quinn is seen at San Giorgio Maggiore island in the Venice lagoon during the 55th La Biennale of Venice.
Marc Quinn’s Alison Lapper Pregnant sculpture presiding over San Giorgio Maggiore.
Miuccia Prada and Damien Hirst, at a private lunch and preview of When Attitudes Become Form. Bern 1969/Venice 2013.
Harry Brant, at the Prada lunch and preview.
At the Prada lunch preview.
At the Calder Foundation presentation of the 2013 Calder Prize.
At the Calder Foundation event.
Alina Kohlem, at the Calder Foundation event.
Milla Jovovich performing inside a Plexiglas cube for Marella.
At the opening party for Domingo Zapata’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream.
At the Domingo Zapata opening.
At the Italian Pavilion.
At the Belgian Pavilion.
Massimiliano Gioni, at Trussardi’s event.
Peaches performing at Trussardi’s event.
Jessica Chastain, at Trussardi’s event.
At the Trussardi event.
An installation at the Russian Pavilion.
An installation entitled Nothing Between Us, at the Serbian Pavilion.
Olivier Zahm and André Saraiva with Rirkrit Tiravanija, center, at his pop-up kitchen.
The scene at Purple‘s dinner.
Photos: Joe Schildhorn / BFAnyc.com