59th Venice Biennale

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Alvin Li speaks with Mire Lee about emotion and affect in her sculptural works, and the influence of space, architecture and the macabre on her practice

BY Mire Lee AND Alvin Li | 06 SEP 22

With dual exhibitions running in parallel with the 59th Venice Biennale, the artist reflects on the city’s ‘dark maternal waters’ and shares his latest Vantablack works

In Collaboration with Lisson Gallery

Discover works by artists who are currently featuring in the critically acclaimed Biennale, including Marguerite Humeau, Kapwani Kiwanga, Latifa Echakhch, Solange Pessoa and Luiz Roque 

12 MAY 22

Launched at the 59th Venice Biennale, the new series of talks will continue throughout Italy, bringing together leading voices from institutions, artists, and collectors

In Collaboration with Deutsche Bank

Cecilia Alemani and Frieze editors and directors share their highlights of the exhibition, from the politics of Russia's shuttered pavilion to award winners Sonia Boyce and Simone Leigh

03 MAY 22

From the Cecilia Vicuña’s paintings celebrating Indigenous forms at the Giardini to Marlene Dumas’s groundbreaking exhibition at Palazzo Grassi, these are the highlights from the 59th Venice Biennale

BY frieze | 29 APR 22

Imani Mason Jordan speaks to the artist about how the pandemic has affected her work and what her plans are for Venice

BY Imani Mason Jordan | 22 APR 22

The curator talks about her approach to the 59th International Art Exhibition and restoring energy to the Venice Biennale

BY Matthew McLean AND Cecilia Alemani | 22 APR 22

Marlene Dumas triumphs at Palazzo Grassi and Pauline Curnier Jardin upends the Biennale’s exclusivity

BY Sean Burns | 22 APR 22

Chloe Aridjis considers surrealism’s resurgence and how its magical qualities provide a framework for positive transformation

BY Chloe Aridjis | 21 APR 22

In a cavernous Central Pavilion, ‘The Milk of Dreams’ reminds us that feminist triumphs and struggles stretch beyond time and geography 

BY Vanessa Peterson | 21 APR 22

In the second of our two-part round-up, Chloe Stead reviews the best pavilions across the Giardini

BY Chloe Stead | 21 APR 22

At the Arsenale, monumental works question the place of the human in nature, and the nature of the human

BY Andrew Durbin | 20 APR 22

In the first of our two part round-up, Terence Trouillot reviews the best pavilions across the Giardini

BY Terence Trouillot | 20 APR 22

Ahead of her presentation in the French Pavilion at this year's Venice Biennale, Zineb Sedira speaks with Róisín Tapponi about the influence of Third Worldist cinema and transnational alliances on her practice 

BY Róisín Tapponi | 20 APR 22

The artist speaks to Boaz Levin about her latest project for the Israeli Pavilion at the 59th Venice Biennale 

BY Boaz Levin | 19 APR 22

The writer shares her tips for how to navigate the opening week bustle

BY Linda Yablonsky | 19 APR 22

For their contribution to the 59th Venice Biennale, Pauliina Feodoroff, Máret Ánne Sara and Anders Sunna address the impact of colonization on the Sámi people

BY Kevin Brazil | 14 APR 22

The frieze editors select the projects they are most looking forward to at the National Pavilions

BY frieze | 14 APR 22

Ahead of the artist’s contribution to the German Pavilion, Adam Szymczyk considers how she might embrace the loaded history of the country she will represent

BY Adam Szymczyk | 14 APR 22