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The Biennial as a Global Phenomenon: Brian Sholis and Caroline Jones in Conversation
September 12 @ 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
In conjunction with the exhibition Art’s Biggest Stage: Collecting the Venice Biennale, 2007–2019, exhibition curator Brian Sholis and MIT art historian Caroline A. Jones join for a conversation outdoors on the Spencer Terrace about the history and future of the biennial as a global phenomenon. Jones is a scholar of modern and contemporary art whose most recent book is The Global Work of Art: World’s Fairs, Biennials, and the Aesthetics of Experience (University of Chicago Press, 2017). Introduced and moderated by Robert Wiesenberger, Associate Curator of Contemporary Projects. Aperol spritzes will be available for purchase.