Presentation of Historical Pieces and New Works at Punta della Dogana in Venice

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VENICE.- Punta della Dogana is showing In Praise of Doubt, a presentation of historical pieces and new works including several site-specific projects, which question the idea of uncertainty, our convictions about identity, and revisit the relationship between intimate space and the space of the artwork. Among the twenty artists in the exhibition In Praise of Doubt, almost half of them have never been included in previous exhibitions of the François Pinault Collection. The exhibition The World is Yours at Palazzo Grassi presents another re-assessment, this time of the traditional limits of the geography of art, and how we relate to others and the world. Presented from 2nd June 2011, its opening will coincide with that of the contemporary art Venice Biennale, and will bring together works by some 40 artists from 20 countries, most of which have never been shown as part of the François Pinault Collection before. For François