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Spite Your Face: Opening Week Reviews

The whirlwind of Vernissage was the first chance to see Rachel Maclean’s work in the stunning interior of Chiesa di Santa Catarina in Canareggio. We have put together a selection of the opening reviews and articles from the week past…

Frieze.com

57th Venice Biennale: Off-site Pavilions and Collateral Shows – Pablo Larios

BBC News

Venice Biennale: Making Pinocchio into a satire on Trump – Moira Jeffrey

The Herald

Rich, florid, intense, funny, shocking and involving: Rachel Maclean’s Scotland + Venice show – Phil Miller

The Skinny

Rachel Maclean – Spite Your Face – Rosamund West

A-N

Venice 2017 review: Britain at the Biennale – from Phyllida’s folly to the Diaspora Pavilion

Sleek

8 Must-See Pavilions at the 2017 Venice Biennale

The Guardian

Bright lights on the lagoon: Venice Biennale 2017 – in pictures – David Levene

….and some of our favourite visitors’ comments so far!

‘Incredibly interesting! I will think about it every time I lie about reading the Terms & Conditions’

‘Best thing I’ve seen in three days. Loved it!’

‘I will not ever tell a lie anymore.’

‘That’s real art. Congrats!’

‘Hugely thought-provoking and very captivating’

‘Beautiful / Foul’