Questioning the geographical concepts of 'boundary' and 'border' through works of art never previously exhibited to the public. "The World Belongs to You" exhibition in conjunction with the opening of the 54th Visual Arts Biennale.
“The World Belongs to You” exhibition, again curated by Caroline Bourgeois, gets underway in Palazzo Grassi on 4 June 2011, in conjunction with the opening of the 54th Visual Arts Biennale. It will propose a different viewpoint, “questioning the traditional boundaries of geography and art and our relationship with the ‘other’ and the world”. Eighteen artists – Ahmed Alsoudani, Sergey Bratkov, Bouabré Bruly, Matthew Day Jackson, El Anatsui, Nicholas Hlobo, Thomas Houseago,Huang Yong Ping, Kami, Friedrich Kunath, Boris Mikhailov, Farhad Moshiri, Giuseppe Penone, Rudolf Stingel, Sun Yuan and Peng Yu, Ufan Lee, Yang Jiechang and Zhang Huan from all over the world, France, the United States, Germany, Italy as too South Africa, Iran, Romania and Ukraine and including countries off the official art radar such as Iraq, Kosovo, Ukraine, Ivory Coast and Ghana. A selection of works, most never previous seen in exhibitions of the François Pinault Collection. A journey with the artists presented that will cross and overcome traditional geographical boundaries.