Biennale of Sydney smashes records - Art Collector

10 August 2010 | The Biennale of Sydney has broken the half million mark for the first time, this year attracting 517,000 visitors across seven venues.

The 2010 edition of the biennale, subtitled The Beauty of Distance: Songs of Survival in a Precarious Age, easily surpassed record of 436,000 visitors achieved in 2008.

The most popular venue proved to be Cockatoo Island, with attendance figures rising 82% on 2008 to 157,000.

Jane O'Sullivan