The 59th International Art Exhibition will take place from 23 April–27 November 2022, curated by Cecilia Alemani. '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', Alemani has declared.

Cecilia Alemani is a curator who has organised many exhibitions of contemporary artists. She is currently Director and Chief Curator of High Line Art, the programme of public art of the urban park in New York, and is the past curator of the Italian Pavilion at the Biennale Arte 2017.