Visiting Venice this summer? Here's the best art on show at the Venice Biennale
Her Venice show titled "The Milk of Dreams," was inspired by a children's book of the same name by the late artist and author Leonora Carrington.
In tribute to the surrealist picture-book, the exhibit is filled with wonderfully implausible treasures; it is also a robust tribute to women in art.
In a complete flip-reversal of the norm, in the over 200 artists included, it's often difficult to spot the work of a man.
So give yourself at least two days if you can, pack your most comfortable shoes and don't forget to hydrate.
Day 1It all begins with getting your ticket from the main Arsenale ticket office (or on the website ).
Next, step out into the light again and head toward the permanent national pavilions in the Biennale Giardini.
Both artists were the first Black women to represent their countries at the Biennale and the first Black artists to win the top prize.
Almost nothing is a bargain in Venice, but this show, which runs through multiple rooms of the Palazzo, is free and extremely worthwhile.
So if you're staying another day and haven't had your fill, here are a few more shows to stop in to.
Downstairs, a powerful group show of work by Ukrainian artists made since Russia launched its brutal attack on the country in February.
Upstairs, some of the biggest names in contemporary art, including Damien Hirst and Marina Abramović, respond to the war with new and archival work.
Where: Scuola Grande della MisericordiaWhen: Until August 7, 2022The German painter offers his super-sized take on Venice in 14 paintings.