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Thursday, 7 June, 2001, 12:57 GMT 13:57 UK
In pictures: Venice Biennale
The Venice Biennale - the art world's equivalent to the Oscars - opens on Saturday.

The prestigious event runs over the summer and celebrates the best in international visual arts.

BBC News Online escorts you round some of the show's most interesting pieces.

Ron Mueck's Boy
British artist Ron Mueck's Boy - familiar from The Millennium Dome

Paul Pfeiffer sculpture
A visitor examines a sculpture by Paul Pfeiffer, a Hawaii-born artist.

Platea Dellumanita
The Platea Dellumanita (The Stalls of Mankind) in the Italian pavillion

Christina Garcia Rodero's photographs
The Spanish photographer Christina Garcia Rodero is on display

Richard Serra's sculpture
US minimalist artist and sculpture Richard Serra will be honoured with a Golden Lion

work by Cy Twombley
Cy Twomley's work also features in the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition in London

Masato Nakamura
Japanese artist Masato Nakamura has a sculpture on display
See also:

07 Jun 01 | Arts
Maori dancers wow Venice
30 May 01 | Arts
Turner Prize 2001: The artists
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