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  • “L'autre” 4th Biennale d'art Contemporain de Lyon

    4th Biennale d'art Contemporain de Lyon

    Putting together a big international survey is not only a matter of knowing which works to include; it also means selecting and presenting pieces in a given space so that they work together and the show functions as something more than the sum of its parts. Harald Szeemann has had a Midas touch now for almost three decades, ever since “When Attitudes Become Form,” in 1968–69. And, unlike so many of his colleagues, he hasn’t lost it. This fourth installment of the “Biennale de Lyon,” featuring eighty-eight artists in a space the size of almost four football fields, demonstrates his aplomb with

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