Highlights from the Opening of the Venice Biennale
Highlights from the Opening of the Venice Biennale 1
Katharina Fritsch, Elephant (1987). Exhibition view: The Milk of Dreams, 59th International Art Exhibition, La Biennale di Venezia, Venice.
Highlights from the Opening of the Venice Biennale 2
Simone Leigh, Martinique (2022). United States Pavilion at the 59th Venice Biennale 2022.
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Zineb Sedira, Dreams Have No Titles, French Pavilion at the 59th Venice Biennale 2022.
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Simone Leigh, Sovereignty, United States Pavilion at the 59th Venice Biennale 2022.
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Andra Ursuţa, Predators 'R us (2020). Exhibition view: The Milk of Dreams, 59th International Art Exhibition, La Biennale di Venezia, Venice.
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Sonia Boyce, Feeling Her Way, British Pavilion at the 59th Venice Biennale 2022.
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Francis Alÿs, The Nature of the Game, Belgian Pavilion at the 59th Venice Biennale 2022.
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Uffe Isolotto, We Walked the Earth, Danish Pavilion at the 59th Venice Biennale 2022.

Here are some of our favourites from the first day of the Venice Biennale, with Simone Leigh and Francis Alÿs coming out on top.⁠⁠

We felt a strong female energy across the main exhibition, The Milk of Dreams, with many works featuring bold colours and textures.

Marlene Dumas' monographic exhibition is another highlight, with her evocative figures taking up the architectures of the Palazzo Grassi.


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