The Venice Biennale Cafeteria Gets the Golden Lion Award

June 27, 2009 § Leave a comment

Tobias Rehberger is awarded the Golden Lion as best artist at the 53rd International Art Exhibition, La Biennale di Venezia. Tobias Rehberger received the prize for the cafeteria, for which he collaborated closely with Artek using customized Artek furniture in an ingenious way. The cafeteria created by Rehberger is a complex scheme of geometric forms with contrasting colors, a visually disorienting environment that draw from a specific example from the past: razzle dazzle or dazzle painting – a decorative style used on ships during the First World War. (more…)

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