Cecilia Vicuña with Quipu Womb at documenta 14. (Photograph © Jane England, England & Co.)

Cecilia Vicuña shares a Golden Lion at Venice

8 March 2022

Cecilia Vicuña and Katharina Fritsch have jointly been awarded the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement at the 59th Venice Biennale. Both artists will be included in the main exhibiton when the biennale opens on 23 May.

Cecilia Vicuña’s monumental Quipu Womb (The story of the Red Thread, Athens), created for documenta 14 in Athens, can be seen installed at Tate Modern, London until 25 March 2022. The work was acquired by Tate from England & Co with the support of the Tate Americas Foundation, Latin American Acquisitions Committee.