Art feature at the Venice Biennale
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Venice Biennale: Art meets politics

The world's longest established and biggest festival of contemporary art is delivering its biggest ever statement on politics and globalisation.

The Venice Biennale features exhibitions from 89 countries with Saudi Arabia, Bangladesh and Haiti represented for the first time.

Will Gompertz reports from Venice on the blend of politics and art at this year's event.

  • 01 Jun 2011