Tagged Ernesto Neto


The 57th Biennale di Venezia features five Brazilian artists

(Venice, Italy) Defined by curator Christine Macel as “a Biennale designed with artists, by artists and for artists”, the 57th Biennale di Venezia, opens for preview tomorrow, May 10th – the official opening happens three days later, in the 13th. This years’ show presents works by five Brazilian artists, Ernesto Neto, Paulo Bruscky, Erika Verzutti, Ayrson Heráclito and Cinthia Marcelle. The latter, a PIPA Prize finalist in 2010, occupies the entire Brazilian pavilion in the show.


DIDAC’s first exhibition pays tribute to Paulo Reis

(Santiago de Compostela, Spain) In February 2006, the first number of DARDOmagazine was published. It was the first step towards the creation of DIDAC (DARDO Instituto do Deseño e das Artes Contemporáneas), an art foundation that opened its doors in the first week of March. Honoring one of its original founders, Brazilian artist Paulo Reis, who died in 2011, its first exhibition, “Specchio Paulo Reis”, reunites works by 13 artists who have once worked with him, two of them former PIPA Prize nominees.


Five Brazilian artists to participate in the 57th Biennale di Venezia

(Venice, Italy) Starting three months from now, in May 13th, the 57th Biennale di Venezia has just released their artist list for this edition’s central show, and four Brazilian artists have made it: Ernesto Neto, Paulo Bruscky, Ayrson Heráclito and Erika Verzutti. Asides from them, Cinthia Marcelle, finalist in the first edition of PIPA Prize, too participates in the biennial, but in the national pavillions section—she will occupy the Brazilian stand all by herself.


“A Song For Rio” inaugurates a new art space in the city

(Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) The Fortes Vilaça Gallery opens, this Sunday, November 20th, a new independent space in Rio de Janeiro, “Carpintaria”. The opening exhibition, “A song for Rio”, curated by Douglas Fogles and Hanneke Skerat, is divided in two parts—the second one opens in February—and features over twenty national and international artists. Amongst them, there are five PIPA Prize nominees: Arto Lindsay, Bárbara Wagner, Domenico Lancellotti, Sara Ramo and Vivian Caccuri.


“Calder and the Brazilian Art”, curated by Luiz Camillo Osorio

(São Paulo, Brazil) 60 works are featured in the exhibition, revealing, beyond important works of Calder’s trajectory, the artistic production of 14 Brazilian artists, who were directly or indirectly influenced by the sculptor. Works by Abraham Palatnik, Antonio Manuel, Cao Guimarães, Rivane Neuenschwander, Carlos Bevilacqua, Ernesto Neto, Franklin Cassaro, Hélio Oiticica, Judith Lauand, Lygia Clark, Lygia Pape, Luiz Sacilotto, Waltercio Caldas and Willys de Castro can be seen in the exhibition.


“Brasil, Beleza?!” offers a colorful insight into the vast land of Brazil through a selection of works

(The Hague, Netherlands) By employing various materials, forms and concepts, artists in the show discuss the fragility of a nation in constant flux, that perhaps now more than ever is being examined in the public eye as we continue to click away on our social media apps. Ultimately the exhibition makes a connection between the current economic and political instability, the preservation of modernism, and the beauty that characterize this country.


Frieze London 2015 | See the art fair’s highlights

(London, UK) The 13th edition of Frieze London, the leading international contemporary art fair, takes place in London’s Regent’s Park for another year. 2015 promises to be another outstanding year for quality and innovation, with leading curators working across the fairs’ feature sections and programming.

Last days | “From the Object to the World – The Inhotim Collection”

(Belo Horizonte, Brazil) The exhibition focuses on a historical moment when art expanded beyond objects to become more open to the world. In this context, elements from daily life, from real space, from politics and the body are incorporated into art and the spectator becomes a participant. Featuring over 50 artworks , which date from the 1950s up to the present day, the exhibition is composed of a cross-section of the collection. and examines the field of contemporary art, in the light of the institution’s collection and programs, which first opened to the general public in 2006.

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