12. Venice Biennale
Location: La Biennale di Venezia
Dates: June 1 - November 24
Each summer, artists all over the world descend on Venice for what may be the best art show of the year. This year's highlights include a blow-up version of Marc Quinn's Alison Lapper Pregnant, 886 stacked stools from Ai Wei Wei who was forbidden to attend by the Chinese government, and bandannas reading "Biennalist" from the Dutch artist Thierry Geoffroy.
Above: Alison Lapper Pregnant, Marc Quinn, 2013