• Cétinié Biennale

    Like certain small towns of the American West, beyond the storefronts of Cetinje’s main street lie prairies and mountains. Many of the buildings are empty, as in a ghost town, but the dignified architecture and pastel colors of the vacant palaces and decaying embassies recall the cosmopolitan past of this small city, once the capital of Montenegro. When Nicolas Petrovitch Njegosh, a Parisian architect and prince of this former kingdom by birth, decided to launch a biennial art exhibition here in 1991, he faced a challenge, given the situation in Yugoslavia and Cetinje. In fact, the second biennial

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