5 Yale Artists to be featured at Venice Biennale

The School of Art is pleased to share that both alumni and faculty have been announced as participants in the 59th International Art Exhibition of the Venice Biennale. For over 120 years, the Venice Biennale has been considered one of the most prestigious cultural institutions in the world, with over 500,000 visitors at its most recent art exhibition. School of Art alumni Felipe Baeza ’18, Ficre Ghebreyesus ’02, Elle Pérez ’15 and Critic in Photography, and Christina Quarles ’16, as well as Assistant Professor and Acting Director of Graduate Studies in Sculpture Aki Sasamoto, will all have work represented. Additionally, the Venice Biennale’s visual identity for the 2022 edition is based on works by Felipe Baeza ’18.

The 2022 Venice Biennale, titled The Milk of Dreams and curated by Cecilia Alemani, will be open to the public from April 23 to November 27, 2022 at the Giardini and the Arsenale, Venice.

While there, you can attend a Yale Alumni Art League reception in collaboration with the Yale School of Art on Tuesday April 21 (Reception 2:30 – 5:00pm, Talk 3:00-3:45pm CE) at Hotel Monaco & Grand Canal (address: P.za San Marco, 1332, 30124 Venezia VE, Italy).

Register for the event here.

Read more about the Venice Biennale at this Yale News Article.