Daily Archives: December 9, 2016

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“Cidade Jacaranda Pequenos Formatos: Dimensão e Escala” presents an impressive panorama of Brazilian visual arts

(Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) A neighborhood often overlooked when it comes to the carioca art scene, Barra da Tijuca becomes the spotlight of this weekend’s cultural calendar. Aside from ArtRio Carioca, a local version of the renowned fair ArtRio on view at VillageMall until Sunday, Cidade das Artes opens this Saturday, December 10th, the exhibition “Cidade Jacaranda Pequenos Formatos: Dimensão e Escala” [“Cidade Jacaranda Small Formats: Dimension and Scale”], showcasing an impressive panorama of the Brazilian visual arts.

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Group show “Hallstatt” provokes reflection on duality

(São Paulo, Brazil) In 2012, it was discovered that the province of Guangnom, in China, hid a replica of the ancient village of Hallstatt, Austria, in its minimal details. The case inspired the exhibition “Hallstatt”, which opens today at Galpão by Galeria Fortes D’Aloia & Gabriel. Curated by Maria do Carmo M. P. de Pontes and Kiki Mazzucchelli—member of the PIPA Prize 2016 Nominating Committee— the show invites artists from eight different countries to discuss the repetition of signs, images and shapes in contemporary world.

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Local design invades MAM-Rio in the exhibition “Oitis 55”

(Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) The Museum of Modern Art of Rio de Janeiro (MAM-Rio) presents, starting this Saturday, December 10th, the exhibition “Oitis 55: um retrato do design carioca”. Curated by Tulio Mariante—who was appointed MAM-Rio’s design curator earlier this year— the show presents works by the 23 design brands that constitute the Oitis 55 collective. This is not, however, the first occasion to join MAM-Rio and carioca design: ESDI (Escola Superior de Desenho Industrial), one of the most renowned design schools in Brazil, was created inside its very walls.

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“Painting – or photography as violence” solo exhibition by Éder Oliveira

(Lingen, Germany) Known for his large, monochromatic portraits of young men in blue, yellow and red, Éder Oliveira, PIPA Prize 2015 nominee, was awarded the 22nd Lingen Art Prize—devoted to artists who work with painting—last Friday, December 2nd. The awards ceremony also marked the opening of his exhibition “Marelei – odr die Fotografie als Gewalt” [“Painting – or photography as violence”] at Kunsthalle Lingen, on view until February of next year.

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