The 12th Istanbul Biennial will explore the relationship between art and politics, focusing on works that are both formally innovative and politically outspoken. The work of the Cuban-American artist Felix Gonzalez-Torres (1957–1996) is a clear example of this kind of artistic practice, and a primary inspiration for the biennial. The title of the biennial, Untitled (12th Istanbul Biennial), 2011, deliberately references the way in which Gonzalez-Torres named most of his works: “Untitled” followed by a description in parentheses.

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