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Official U.S. Presentation, 59th International
Art Exhibition, La Biennale di Venezia

April 23–
November 27, 2022

Commissioned by the
Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston


With warmest thanks, the ICA gratefully acknowledges the following philanthropic partners for their magnificent support.

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Major support is provided by the Ford Foundation and The Mellon Foundation.

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Lead corporate support is provided by eu2be.

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Generous support is provided by:

Bloomberg Philanthropies
Paul and Catherine Buttenwieser
Girlfriend Fund
Wagner Foundation

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Leadership gifts are provided by:

Amy and David Abrams
Stephanie Formica Connaughton and John Connaughton
Bridgitt and Bruce Evans
James and Audrey Foster
Goldman Sachs One Million Black Women
Agnes Gund
Jodi and Hal Hess
Hostetler/Wrigley Foundation
Barbara and Amos Hostetter
Lambent Foundation

Brigette Lau Collection
Kristen and Kent Lucken
Tristin and Martin Mannion
Ted Pappendick and Erica Gervais Pappendick
Gina and Stuart Peterson
Helen and Charles Schwab
Terra Foundation for American Art
VIA Art Fund

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Essential support is also provided by:

Suzanne Deal Booth
Kate and Chuck Brizius
Richard Chang
Karen and Brian Conway
Steven Corkin and Dan Maddalena
Federico Martin Castro Debernardi
Jennifer Epstein and Bill Keravuori
Esta Gordon Epstein and Robert Epstein
Negin and Oliver Ewald
Alison and John Ferring
Helen Frankenthaler Foundation
Glenn and Amanda Fuhrman
Vivien and Alan Hassenfeld and the Hassenfeld Family Foundation
Peggy J. Koenig and Family
The Holly Peterson Foundation
David and Leslie Puth
Cindy and Howard Rachofsky
Leslie Riedel and Scott Friend
Mark and Marie Schwartz
Kim Sinatra
Tobias and Kristin Welo
Lise and Jeffrey Wilks
Kelly Williams and Andrew Forsyth
Jill and Nick Woodman
Nicole Zatlyn and Jason Weiner
Marilyn Lyng and Dan O’Connell
Komal Shah and Gaurav Garg Foundation
Kate and Ajay Agarwal
Eunhak Bae and Robert Kwak
Jeremiah Schneider Joseph
Barbara H. Lloyd
Cynthia and John Reed
Anonymous donors

To learn about support opportunities, please contact Katrina Foster, Director of Development, at