Venice Biennale 2022

Venice Biennale 2022: all the national pavilions, artists and curators

The latest details about the key participants of the 59th International Art Exhibition

All the top exhibitions to see during the Venice Biennale in 2022

From Anselm Kiefer and Anish Kapoor to oceanography and neuroscience: our round-up of the most exciting museum and other temporary exhibitions in Venice during the Biennale

Venice Biennale 2022: all the official collateral events

A full list of the official collateral events taking place during this year's Venice Biennale

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People with disabilities are the world’s largest minority, but disabled artists remain underrepresented in European museums. Is that about to change?

Projects on disability still remain peripheral in institutional programming—and the pandemic threatens what progress has been made

The show must go on: how artists and curators battled with global crises to reach the Venice Biennale

The pandemic, immigration problems and the fall out of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine led to chaos for organisers of the world's leading art exhibition

A brush with… Stan Douglas

An in-depth interview with the artist on his cultural experiences and greatest influences, from Agnes Martin to Samuel Beckett

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Venice museums send supplies to help save Ukraine’s art

As part of the Save Ukraine Art network, essential materials to protect works from bombs, fire and damp are heading to Lviv National Art Gallery

At the Venice Biennale, Bosco Sodi’s pigments spur a historical reckoning

Sodi’s muscular, primordial works form a stark contrast to a Venetian palazzo’s ostentatious elegance

The women-dominated Venice Biennale has been criticised for sacrificing quality—revealing just how necessary such progressive projects really are

Described by some as a “politically correct” move, around 90% of the artists in Cecilia Alemani's exhibition 'The Milk of Dreams' are female

The stuff of dreams: Cecilia Alemani delivers a perfectly judged Biennale

The Milk of Dreams is a "show of ripples and resonances, one that honours its artists"

The best of the Venice Biennale: our critics’ review

Plus, artists Francis Alÿs, Sonia Boyce, Shubigi Rao and Na Chainkua Reindorf on their national pavilion shows; and a Bellini masterpiece

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'Support this fight with your art': Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelensky addresses Venice Biennale artists and visitors

The president and his wife addressed attendees gathered at an exhibition of Ukrainian and international artists co-organised by the PinchukArtCentre and Victor Pinchuk Foundation

Seasoned radicals but Biennale first-timers: Linda Yablonsky on the women taking Venice by the balls

There are more women than ever in the main show in Venice—and it's both exhilarating and emotional

Venice Biennale 2022: the must-see collateral exhibitions around the city

Writhing bodies in a deconsecrated church, BDE at the Ducale and an entirely improvised pavilion—what to see beyond the Arsenale and Giardini

Bittersweet triumph at Venice Biennale of late Indigenous artist Jaider Esbell

The Brazilian painter, sculptor, activist and writer killed himself last year

Artist protests against war outside Russian Pavilion at Venice Biennale

Russian artist Vadim Zakharov was stopped by Italian police

Venice Biennale 2022: the must-see pavilions in the Arsenale

From a Gauguin impersonation to fire raining from the sky, here are the best exhibitions in the city's former shipyards

Work by Ukrainian folk artist makes last-minute appearance at the Venice Biennale

The piece was included in the main exhibition after a museum housing 25 works by Maria Prymachenko was destroyed in February

Behind the scenes in Venice: the gossip, VIPs and unmissable art from our insider Linda Yablonsky

Our art critic with all the best invites describes the "visual feast" that she has been gorging since her arrival in Veneto

Major work by late Cuban printmaker Belkis Ayón a no-show at Venice Biennale because of war in Ukraine

The work is held at the Ludwig Museum in St. Petersburg, making it "impossible" to be shown in the Biennale's main exhibition

Hermann Nitsch, known for bloody and ritualistic performances that often confronted moral taboos, has died, aged 83

The revered avant-garde artist was prone to shocking audiences with the use of blood, carcases and viscera in his performances

Venice Biennale 2022: the must-see pavilions in the Giardini

From America's African facelift to the scents of hope and fear, here are the exhibitions we loved at the heart of the big event

Venice Biennale erects scorched temporary 'pavilion' for Ukraine in the middle of the Giardini

The "meditative" space aims to put Russia's war in Ukraine at the heart of the exhibition—and at the forefront of peoples' minds

War in Ukraine delays Kazakhstan Pavilion during Venice Biennale opening

Shipping chaos has derailed plans for the Central Asian nation's inaugural pavilion—but its organisers are improvising solutions

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Ten essential artworks to see in Venice

From the greatest stars of the Venetian School to the most mysterious painting in the city, here is our selection of unmissable masterpieces in La Serenissima

Venice Biennale 2022: what to do when you get there

Whether it’s your first time or your 50th, Venice is a bewildering city, but one of inexhaustible delights. We asked artists, curators and art world professionals how to get the most out of your visit

A world of possibility: Cecilia Alemani, the curator of the 2022 Venice Biennale, discusses the show

The Italian curator, who has organised exhibitions and events throughout the world, reveals the thinking behind her female-dominated exhibition The Milk of Dreams

Venice Biennale 2022: where to eat and drink

You can’t look at art all day. We asked artists, curators and other artworld insiders for recommendations of the best places to refuel or unwind