Sarah Sze Shines At Venice Biennale

The 55th Venice Biennale, which kicks off this week and is open to the public from June 1 to November 24, brings together artistic talent from around the world. Representing the United States this year is the 44-year-old dynamo Sarah Sze, who debuts “Triple Point,” a site-specific installation that brings the neo-Palladian Delano & Aldrich building to life. Inside the building’s rotunda, she has created several labyrinthine structures — including makeshift models and mobiles—which transform the space into her own, strange laboratory. “Triple Point” refers to the law of thermodynamics in which all three phases of a substance—gas, liquid, and solid—can exist in perfect equilibrium, and Sze illustrates the idea variously.

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