New special video | Brief story about construction of MAM-Rio//php the_author(); ?> February 22, 2014
MoMA, the first museum of modern art was created in New York in 1929. The Museum of Modern Art of Rio de Janeiro was created in 1948. The two museums have more connections than only the names and the art they show. In this video you will learn about this, and other facts about the creation of MAM-Rio, told by Luiz Camillo Osorio, Chief Curator of the museum and by the sociologist Sabrina Parracho, researcher of institutions and artistic movements. The video is a brief story of both sides of the construction of MAM-Rio – both the elaboration of the concept of the museum as the construction of the building itself....read more
Tomorrow | New special video: “Museum of Modern Art”//php the_author(); ?> February 21, 2014
This Saturday, February 22nd, we will present a new special video....read more
Details and facts about the creation of the Museum of Modern Art of Rio de Janeiro (MAM-Rio) are told by Luiz Camillo Osorio, Chief Curator of the museum and by the sociologist Sabrina Parracho, researcher of institutions and artistic movements. The video is a brief story of both sides of the construction of MAM-Rio – both the elaboration of the concept of the museum as the construction of the building itself.
PIPA 2013 Catalogue | Now available for download//php the_author(); ?> February 21, 2014
PIPA’s catalogues are not available for sale. They can be downloaded in PDF format here at the website....read more
The 2013 edition is the first edition 100% bilingual (Portuguese-English) and it is now available for download.
In the catalogue you can find images of artworks and information about the 48 PIPA 2013 nominated artists – with emphasis for the four finalists, texts, PIPA 2012 winners and more.
PIPA 2014 | Rules and calendar//php the_author(); ?> February 14, 2014
This is the fifth edition of Investidor Profissional Art Prize, a.k.a as PIPA Art Prize. As in previous editions the artists have to be nominated by the Nominating Committee to participate. PIPA awards 3 categories each year: PIPA, in which the winner is selected by an Award Jury; PIPA Popular Vote Exhibition winner elected by the visitors at the Finalists exhibition at MAM-Rio and PIPA Online winner elected through a voting in the internet. The rules are the same of the last edition. Check the dates for the 2014 edition....read more
Watch the exclusive interview with the artist Cadu//php the_author(); ?> January 24, 2014
Last Wednesday we released an exclusive interview with the artist Cadu, PIPA 2013 great winner. The release is part of PIPA’s series of special videos, which presents exclusive videos that explore subjects related to the contemporary art scene in Brazil and around the world. In this video, Cadu visits the log cabin where he lived alone for almost a year, in the mountain region of Rio de Janeiro. In PIPA 2013 Finalists’ Exhibition , at MAM Rio, the artist presented the “frame” in full size of his small home...read more
Watch the new special video | “PIPA 2013 Winner: Cadu”//php the_author(); ?> January 22, 2014
The new exclusive release of PIPA’s series of special videos shows an interview with Cadu, PIPA 2013 great winner. In the mountain region of Rio de Janeiro, the artist built a small log cabin and lived in it alone for a year. With scarce resources and devoid of urban comforts, wished to push the boundaries between art and life of territories where his life became limit. The video was made during a visit to the hut one day after a storm, and not even Cadu knew in which condition the cabin would be found....read more
Schedule 8-14 March//php the_author(); ?> March 7, 2014
The exhibition “Fronteiras Incertas” (Uncertain Borders), with participation of Marcelo Moscheta and Odires Mlászho is taking place in São Paulo. Daniel Murgel, Daniela Mattos, Felipe Barbosa, Laercio Redondo, Luiz Hermano, Maria Nepomuceno, Pedro Motta and Rosana Ricalde are showing their works at “Play” in Rio de Janeiro. In Columbus, USA, “Cruzamentos: Contemporary Art in Brazil” continues in exhibition with works by Tatiana Blass and Jonathas de Andrade.
Check out the full agenda for this week of exhibitions and events related to PIPA artists, Nominating Committee members, Board members, MAM-Rio and relevant information about art in Brazil and abroad.
“Lista” | Group show with Tinho and Fabio Zimbres//php the_author(); ?> March 8, 2014
(São Paulo, Brazil) This is the third edition of “Lista”, a group show with a variety of works by artists such as Fabio Zimbres and Tinho, who are all represented by the same gallery and also guest artists, exhibiting new works and some selected from the gallery’s collection.
Opening this Saturday | “Primeiro estudo: Sobre Amor”//php the_author(); ?> March 8, 2014
(Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) “Primeiro estudo: Sobre Amor” ["First study: About Love"] curated by Bernardo Mosqueira with the artists: Ivan Grilo, Marcelo Amorim and Rodrigo Braga among others. The works presented question love. “Here, we point out the characteristic suppression of romantic love and the possibility of choosing it creatively, deep and healthy way. “
Last days | “Moto” exhibition by Raul Mourão//php the_author(); ?> March 8, 2014
(São Paulo, Brazil) Raul Mourão’s second exhibition shows an heterogeneous combination of sculptures, installations, videos and paintings. This is a result of an outlook on his career as a whole, including works from past series and new pieces, as well as an installation dedicated to artist Selarón.
Last days | Stephen Dean’s individual exhibition//php the_author(); ?> March 8, 2014
(São Paulo, Brazil) Internationally acclaimed French-American artist Stephen Dean displays installations that provide a mirage of tones, combining ordinary and sophisticated materials, and a video from his series “Fever” that suggest alterity of colours. This individual exhibition is spread over two floors of the gallery.
“XVII Unifor Plástica” | Espaço Cultural Unifor//php the_author(); ?> March 8, 2014
(Fortaleza, Brazil) The University of Fortaleza presents, at Espaço Cultural Unifor, the exhibition “XVII Unifor Plástica”. The show is composed of works by artists who were born or live in Ceará and others by artists from the northeast of Brazil. The exhibition provides an overview of the artistic production of the area. Participating artists: Leonilson, Sérvulo Esmeraldo, Rodrigo Frota, Estrigas, Nice Firmeza, Efrain Almeida, Luciano Figueiredo, Luís Hermano, Chico de Almeida, Zé Tarcísio, Eduardo Frota, José Guedes, Milena Travassos, Jared Domicio, Yuri Firmeza, Solon Ribeiro, Victor César, Waléria Américo, Herbert Rolim, Arthur Bispo do Rosário, Delson Uchôa, José Rufino, Marcelo Gandhi, Rodrigo Braga, Marepe, Jonathas de Andrade and Thiago Martins.
Pedro Varela in group show “Latina”//php the_author(); ?> March 8, 2014
(Geneva, Switzerland) Alongside Cao Guimarães, Ricardo Lanzarini, Marco Maggi and many others, artist Pedro Varela shows his surreal drawings and installations in this contemporary art exhibition. Visitors are able to see landscapes that combine skyscrapers and castles, made with ballpoint pen.