Simone Leigh

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Venice Biennale 2022

Simone Leigh will be first Black woman to represent US at Venice Biennale

Brooklyn-based artist acknowledges 'depth of white supremacy in America' on social media

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Public art

As public art comes under increased scrutiny, New York's High Line asks the people to help pick its next installation

Around 80 artists—including Nick Cave, Mona Hatoum and Rafa Esparza have submitted proposals for the elevated park on Manhattan's West Side

Interview
Artist interview

Simone Leigh, now in the spotlight, contemplates the theme of invisibility

With three presentations scheduled this spring in New York, the Brooklyn-based artist talks about her commitment to representing the experience of black women

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Prizes

The 2018 biennial Hugo Boss Prize goes to Simone Leigh

The artist’s work draws upon the visual culture of the black diaspora, ideas of beauty, ethnographic research and feminist discourse