Aleksandra Mir

Wish You Were ... Here?

By Alix Browne
nytimes.com, New York, June 2009

Making Worlds
7 June – 22 November 2009
Internazionale d'Arte - La Biennale di Venezia, Venice

VENICE is the supermodel of cities, more prodigiously photographed than Kate and Gisele combined.

But for the 53rd Venice Biennale, the artist Aleksandra Mir shows us the Queen of the Adriatic as we’ve never seen her — in one million free Venezia postcards, featuring photographs of waterscapes, not a Grand Canal in the bunch.