Spite Your Face: Reviewed

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. Click on the links to read more …



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


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


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’