The 59th International Art Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia, titled The Milk of Dreams, curated by Cecilia Alemani, will open to the public from 23 April– 27 November 2022.
'The Milk of Dreams takes its title from a book by Leonora Carrington (1917–2011) - Cecilia Alemani stated - in which the Surrealist artist describes a magical world where life is constantly re-envisioned through the prism of the imagination. It is a world where everyone can change, be transformed, become something or someone else. The exhibition The Milk of Dreams takes Leonora Carrington’s otherworldly creatures, along with other figures of transformation, as companions on an imaginary journey through the metamorphoses of bodies and definitions of the human…'
Image: Paula Rego in her London studio, April 2021
Photo: Nick Willing