The Venice Questionnaire #25: Mark Manders

May 24, 2013 8:25PM

ArtReview sent a questionnaire to a selection of the artists exhibiting in various national pavilions of the Venice Biennale, the responses to which are being published daily in May, in the run up to the Biennale opening. Mark Manders will be representing the Netherlands. The Pavilion is in the Giardini.

What can you tell us about your plans for Venice?

It is a combination of new work and older work, spanning 23 years, but all works look like they have just been made and left behind by the person who made them.

Are you approaching the show in a different way to how you would with a ‘normal’ exhibition?

For me it is a normal exhibition, equally great as preparing a museum show. I think it will be a great show.

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Composition with Yellow Vertical, 2010 Wood, painted epoxy, iron, necklace. Collection: Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford. Composition with Short Verticals, 2010 Wood, painted wood, painted epoxy. Private collection, London