Thursday, 13 May 2010
Last evening the 17th Biennale of Sydney launched one of the most ambitious programs in its 37-Year history which is presented free to the public from 12 May until 1 August 2010 at seven venues across the heart of the city.
Here, Peter Murphy has captured a panorama of the opening party that took place in the Turbine Hall on Cockatoo Island.
Peter's panorama features a few of famous Chinese artist Cao Gu0-Quiang's large installation of “exploding” cars hanging from the interior of the roof, first seen at the Gugenheim in this little video.
The Beauty of Distance: Songs of Survival in a Precarious Age, Biennale exhibition presents more than 440 works by 166 artists and collaborators from 36 countries, making it the largest exhibition ever staged by the Biennale of Sydney in its 37-year history. Read more.