artists & participants

Hans ArpFrank AuerbachImre BakGiacomo BallaMax BillAkos BirkasHermann BlumenthalAlighiero BoettiConstantin BrancusiVictor BraunerAndré BretonMarcel BroodthaersDaniel BurenJean-Marc BustamanteAlexander CalderAntonio CalderaraLeonora CarringtonJoseph CornellTony CraggEnzo CucchiSalvador DaliGiorgio De ChiricoWillem De KooningSonia DelaunayPaul DelvauxNunzio di StefanoJean DubuffetMarcel DuchampMax Ernst ErroJean FautrierLucio FontanaWieland FörsterLudger GerdesAlberto GiacomettiNatalia GoncharovaCamille GraeserWaldemar GrzimekSabine GrzimekHans HartungErich HeckelRoni HornAlexej von JawlenskyJasper JohnsWassily KandinskyKarolyn KelemenFernand KhnopffErnst Ludwig KirchnerPaul KleeYves KleinFrantisek KupkaMikhail LarionovJean-Jacques LebelFernand LegerWilhelm LehmbruckRoy LichtensteinEl LissitzkyAugust MackeRene MagritteKasimir MalewitschPiero ManzoniFranz MarcAndre MassonGeorges MathieuRoberto MattaJohn McCrackenFausto MelottiHenri MichauxJoan MiroGiorgio MorandiGustave MoreauFrancois MorelletIstvan NadlerIsamu NoguchiEmil NoldeLuigi OntaniMeret OppenheimMimmo PaladinoClaudio ParmiggianiFrancis PicabiaPablo PicassoMichelangelo PistolettoSigmar PolkeMan RayFelicien RopsAlberto SavinioKurt SchwittersGustav SeitzKurt SeligmannFranz von StuckYves TanguyAntoni TapiesMark TobeyGeorges VantongerlooVictor VasarelyEmilio VedovaJan VercruysseAndy Warhol 

curators

director

press release

42. Venice Biennial , 29 June - 28 September 1986
Theme: Art and Science
Sections: Between Past and Present / The Age of Science
Director: Maurizio Calvesi
German Pavilion: Sigmar Polke "Athanor" / curator: Dierk Stemmler

1986 Awards:
La Biennale di Venezia International Prize - Golden Lion for best artist to Frank Auerbach and Sigmar Polke
Prize to Participating Countries - Golden Lion for best national participation to France, represented by Daniel Buren
Duemila Prize to the best young artist to Nunzio Di Stefano
Golden Lion to the memory of sculptor Fausto Melotti