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Flashback Friday: 6th Biennale of Sydney, Pier 2/3

Posted on 01 November 2013 in Flashback Friday, News
Malcom McLaren Go Wild in the Country, 1981. Installation view of the 6th Biennale of Sydney (1986) at the Art Gallery of New South Wales

In 1986, the Biennale of Sydney used Pier 2/3 as a venue for the first time. Providing a rustic, industrial area spacious enough for large installations and perfect for site specific works, the Pier has been used as a venue in various Biennale exhibitions since. Its cathedral-like ambience perfectly suited the intriguing Wolfgang Laib’s sifted flower pollen piece and the enormous roughly carved structures of Magdalena Jetalova. The 6th Biennale also featured #19BOS artist Susan Norrie  as well as others including: Anselm Kiefer, Eric Fischl and Sherrie Levine.

Images from the 6th Biennale of Sydney (1986)

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Image: Malcom McLaren, Go Wild in the Country, 1981. Installation view of the 6th Biennale of Sydney (1986) at the Art Gallery of New South Wales