The Venice Biennale has become reflection of the state architecture is in

Amanda Baillieu

It may be unfair to compare the most important and expensive scientific experiment the world has ever known with a two-month-long architecture extravaganza, but the real cultural event of this week was not the opening of the Venice Biennale but the switching on of the Large Hadron Collider.

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