72 hours at the venice art biennale 2011 by christoph niemann
 
72 hours at the venice art biennale 2011 by christoph niemann 72 hours at the venice art biennale 2011 by christoph niemann
jun 09, 2011

72 hours at the venice art biennale 2011 by christoph niemann

’72 hours in venice’ by christoph niemann for the new york times
images courtesy of the new york times

illustrator and new york times blogger, christoph niemann has documented 72 hours at the venice art biennale
in a satirical-style sketchbook. chronicling the art, chaos and atmosphere of the city at its busiest,
the drawings represent the day-to-day adventures and opinions of an american in venice.
remarking on the long line ups, famous faces, and realities of both the food and the culture, the simple pencil
sketches capture a sense of pure humor and honest cynicism in what is said to be one of the world’s most romantic places.


‘big bambu’ by mike and doug starn

be sure to check out designboom’s articles on ‘big bambú‘, the american pavilion and the british pavilion
– as illustrated by niemaan – and stay tuned for our daily updates on the venice art biennale 2011.


(from top to bottom) the american pavilion, the austrian pavilion, the british pavilion

    have something to add? share your thoughts in our comments section below.
    all comments are reviewed for the purposes of moderation before publishing.

    comments policy
    LOG IN
    designboom's comment policy guidelines
    generally speaking, if we publish something, it's because we're genuinely interested in the subject. we hope you'll share this interest and if you know even more about it, please share! our goal in the discussion threads is to have good conversation and we prefer constructive opinions. we and our readers have fun with entertaining ones. designboom welcomes alerts about typos, incorrect names, and the like.
    the correction is at the discretion of the post editor and may not happen immediately.

    what if you disagree with what we or another commenter has to say?
    let's hear it! but please understand that offensive, inappropriate, or just plain annoying comments may be deleted or shortened.

    - please do not make racist, sexist, anti-semitic, homophobic or otherwise offensive comments.
    - please don't personally insult the writers or your fellow commenters.
    - please avoid using offensive words, replacing a few letters with asterisks is not a valid workaround.
    - please don't include your website or e-mail address in your comments for the purpose of self-promotion.
    - please respect jury verdicts and do not discuss offensively on the competition results
    (there is only one fist prize, and designboom usually asks renown professionals to help us to promote talent.
    in addition to the awarded designs, we do feel that almost all deserve our attention, that is why we publish
    the best 100-200 entries too.)

    a link is allowed in comments as long as they add value in the form of information, images, humor, etc. (links to the front page of your personal blog or website are not okay). unwelcome links (to commercial products or services of others, offensive material etc. ) will be redacted. and, ... yes, spam gets banned. no, we do not post fake comments.

    PRODUCT LIBRARY

    a diverse digital database that acts as a valuable guide in gaining insight and information about a product directly from the manufacturer, and serves as a rich reference point in developing a project or scheme.

    art news

    ×
    keep up with our daily and weekly stories
    492,659 subscribers
    - see sample
    - see sample