Adrian Searle

The saltwater of Turkey’s tears

A floating sculptural zoo and work by Aboriginal artists are the highlights of this year’s strange, ever-surprising Istanbul Biennial.

Venice Biennale: the world is more than enough

Adrian Searle embarks on a long walk to enlightenment at this year's compendious Venice Biennale.

South African-born painter’s endless journey of rediscovery

Tate Modern’s thrilling retrospective of the work of Marlene Dumas captures the paradoxes and ­ambiguities of both painting and life.

Fags, slags and flying the flags

It has got Olympic gymnasts and an Elvis impersonator, plus a lot of kitsch and queues -- but has the Venice Biennale finally got political?

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