The Venice Biennale is the largest event in the world dedicated to contemporary art.
127 YEARS OF HISTORY
La Biennale di Venezia has been for over 120 years one of the most prestigious cultural institutions in the world. Established in 1895, the Biennale has an attendance today of over 500,000 visitors at the Art Exhibition. The history of La Biennale di Venezia dates back from 1895, when the first International Art Exhibition was organized. In the 1930s new festivals were born: Music, Cinema, and Theatre.
Ashley Hans Scheirl, “Investor's Marble Fever”, 2017. Acrylic on canvas 170 × 250 cm
The International Art Exhibition 2022
The 59th International Art Exhibition will take place from 23 April to 27 November 2022 (pre-opening on 20, 21 and 22 April), curated by Cecilia Alemani who declared “As the first Italian woman to hold this position, I intend to give voice to artists to create unique projects that reflect their visions and our society".
Cecilia Alemani is a curator who has organized many exhibitions of contemporary artists. She is currently Director and Chief Curator of High Line Art, the program of public art of the urban park in New York, and is the past curator of the Italian Pavilion at the Biennale Arte 2017.
The milk of dreams. From April 23 to November 27, 2022. https://www.labiennale.org/en/art/2022.
"The Horns", sculpture by Leonor Fini, 1973, Courtesy of Galerie Minsky