Simona Lee became the best artist at the Venice Biennale – Wonderzine

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The Venice Biennale has announced the winners of 2022, transmits The Art Newspaper Russia. The “Golden Lion” for the best national pavilion was awarded to Great Britain. The best artist was African-American Simona Lee from the United States for her work “Sovereignty”, which was recognized as “carefully designed and masterfully implemented.”

In addition, the "Silver Lion" was awarded to Lebanese artist Eli Cherry, and German artist Katarina Fritsch and Chilean artist Cecilia Vicuña received "Golden Lions" Biennale for Contribution to Art. Special mention was made by masters from France and Uganda, as well as Inuit artist Shuvinai Ashuna and American artist Lynn Hershman Leeson.

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