The British Pavilion for the 56th International Art Exhibition - la Biennale di Venezia.
The British Council is delighted to present I SCREAM DADDIO, a new exhibition by Sarah Lucas conceived and created for the British Pavilion at the 56th International Art Exhibition - la Biennale di Venezia.Commissioner for the British Pavilion 2015: Emma Dexter Curator for the British Pavilion 2015: Richard Riley.
Artist Sarah Lucas is representing Britain at the 56th Venice International Art Biennale 2015 with her major solo exhibition, I SCREAM DADDIO, in the British Pavilion (9 May - 22 November).
Sarah Lucas’s works for the British Pavilion reprise and reinvent the themes that have come to define her powerfully irreverent art – gender, death, sex, and the innuendo residing in everyday objects. Throughout this latest group of works, the body – sexual, comedic, majestic – remains a crucial point of return, while Lucas’s work continues to confront big themes with a distinctive wit.
I SCREAM DADDIO is accompanied by a new book, designed by Julian Simmons and published by the British Council, with the generous support of the Art Fund. The book will be available at the British Pavilion during the Press Days and throughout the run of the exhibition.
There are a number of UK artists whose work is on display at the Biennale this year. You can find out about the Scotland + Venice and Wales in Venice exhibitions here, including interviews with Helen Sear and Graham Fagen. In addition to those artists representing their respective nations, there are a total of 10 UK artists with a presence in the main exhibitions at the Venice Biennale and you can follow updates from all the UK artists and exhibitions on our dedicated Venice Biennale Storify page.