Biennial

The 59th Venice Biennale

The 59th edition of the Venice Art Biennale, under the title of “The Milk of Dreams”, opens to the public on April 23rd and will remain open until November 27th. The curator Cecilia Alemani, the first Italian woman to curate an Art Biennale, wants to record the convulsions of our times and help us imagine new forms of coexistence. The centre of the stage is returned to women and the crisis of man as the fulcrum of the universe, is questioned. 80 countries are participating this year, 5 of which for the first time at the Venice Art Biennale and 30 Collateral events are taking over the entire city.

Interviews
Taking a more introspective look: Cecilia Alemani in conversation with András Szántó
Ahead of the opening of the Venice Biennale, cultural consultant and author András Szántó spoke with the curator Cecilia Alemani, on Zoom, about the ideas and process behind the exhibition and how it relates to our moment.
Discover the Venice Biennale 2022
Learn more about this year's biennale, its participating artists and the special projects.
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National Participations
National Participations
Italy 2022
Gian Maria Tosatti: Storia della notte e destino delle comete
23 Apr 2022 - 27 Nov 2022
National Participations
Kazakhstan 2022
LAI–PHI–CHU–PLEE–LAPA. Centre for the New Genius
23 Apr 2022 - 27 Nov 2022
National Participations
Belgium 2022
Francis Alÿs: The Nature of the Game
23 Apr 2022 - 27 Nov 2022
National Participations
Kosovo (Republic of) 2022
Jakup Ferri: The Monumentality of the Everyday
23 Apr 2022 - 27 Nov 2022
National Participations
Peru 2022
Herbert Rodriguez: Peace is a Corrosive Promise
23 Apr 2022 - 27 Nov 2022
Official Collateral Events
Collateral Events
Bosco Sodi at Palazzo Vendramin Grimani. What Goes Around Comes Around
As an Official Collateral Event at the 59th Venice Biennale, Fondazione dell'Albero d'Oro presents a collection of artworks made by Bosco Sodi during his residency at Palazzo Vendramin Grimani.
23 Apr 2022 - 27 Nov 2022
Collateral Events
Lucio Fontana / Antony Gormley
An official collateral event of the 59th Venice Biennale.
20 Apr 2022 - 27 Nov 2022
Collateral Events
Uncombed, Unforeseen, Unconstrained
Collateral event of the 59th International Art Exhibition - La Biennale di Venezia
21 Apr 2022 - 27 Nov 2022
Collateral Events
Vera Molnár: Icône 2020
An official collateral event of the 59th Venice Biennale.
23 Apr 2022 - 27 Nov 2022
Collateral Events
Louise Nevelson: Persistence
Official collateral event of the 59th Venice Biennale.
23 Apr 2022 - 11 Sep 2022
Exhibitions
Exhibitions
Penumbra
"In Between Art Film" presents "Penumbra", 8 video installations to transform the Church of Santa Maria dei Derelitti in Venice.
20 Apr 2022 - 27 Nov 2022
Ospedaletto and Church of Santa Maria dei Derelitti
Venice
Exhibitions
Claude Cahun, Marcel Moore: I Owe You
The exhibition at Galerie Alberta Pane in Venice showcases the exceptional research of Claude Cahun, who anticipated, together with partner Marcel Moore, topics like identity and gender.
21 Apr 2022 - 27 Aug 2022
Alberta Pane, Venice
Venice
Exhibitions
De Rerum Natura
“De Rerum Natura” curated by Mara Sartore is named after the poem by the Latin author Lucretius...
19 Apr 2022 - 24 Apr 2022
Venice
Exhibitions
Surrealism and Magic: Enchanted Modernity
The exhibition investigates the relationship between Surrealism and the occult though 60 artwork from all over the world.
09 Apr 2022 - 26 Sep 2022
Peggy Guggenheim Collection
Venice
Exhibitions
Marlene Dumas: Open-End
Palazzo Grassi presents Marlene Dumas’ solo exhibition during the long-awaited Biennale Arte 2022 in Venice.
27 Mar 2022 - 08 Jan 2023
Palazzo Grassi
Venice
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