(Chicago, US) A three-part exhibition, “We are here” draws pieces from the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago’s collection to celebrate its 50th anniversary. Featuring artists from different countries and generations, including PIPA Prize 2011 participants Ricardo Basbaum and Jonathas de Andrade (who was also a Finalist then), the group show explores the potential of art to alter our perceptions.
(Lima, Peru) “Atopía” literally means “without a place” or “out of place”. It is thus negotiating concepts such as origin, heritage, migration and cultural ambiguities that “Atopía” opens next Tuesday at Museo de Arte Contemporáneo – Lima (MAC). The show features works by 18 artists, including last year’s PIPA Prize winner Paulo Nazareth and 2011 Finalist Jonathas de Andrade.
(Porto, Portugal) Serralves Museum of Contemporary Art in Porto receives for the second time the Bienal de São Paulo in Europe. “Live Uncertainty: An Exhibition After the 32nd Bienal de São Paulo” reflects on the current conditions of life and the strategies offered by contemporary art to inhabit or deal with uncertainty. The exhibition displays the work of 16 artists who took part in the original biennial event, amongst them two PIPA Prize Finalists, Bárbara Wagner (2017) and Jonathas de Andrade (2011), as well as Lais Myrrha, a five-times nominee.
(São Paulo, Brazil) PIPA Prize finalist Jonathas de Andrade is one of the artists who had had their works recently added to the Museu de Arte Contemporânea da USP (MAC USP)’s collection. To celebrate the fact, the institution put together “MAC no Século XXI – A Era dos Artistas”, which showcases, starting this weekend, over a hundred works belonging to its collection.
(London, UK) Supporting independent curators by commissioning special research-based projects, the DRAF Curators’ Series presents its 10th edition starting this week. Titled “Greater than the Sum”, the exhibition was curated by Kunsthalle Lissabon, a small contemporary art space in Lisbon, marking the second time a space, rather than an individual curator, was invited to take responsibility for the show.
(New York, USA) The works recently acquired by the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) make up the exhibition “Unfinished Conversations: New Work from the Collection”, on view through July 30th this year. Bringing together works by fifteen artists – amongst them, Jonathas de Andrade, PIPA Prize Finalist in 2011 – produced in the last decade, the exhibition addresses themes of social protest, the effect of history on the formation of identity, and how art juxtaposes fact and fiction.
(Geneva, Switzerland) Featuring works by 32 contemporary artists (PIPA Prize finalists Jonathas de Andrade and Marcelo Moscheta amongst them), “Aqua – Contemporary artists and water issues” opened this Wednesday, March 22nd—the World Water Day—in two Genevian venues: Île Rousseau and Château de Penthes. Curated by Adelina von Fürstenberg, the exhibition was conceived to raise public awareness on the importance of water.
Meet the 65 artists who were nominated to participate in the eighth edition of PIPA Prize. The artists were nominated by at least one member of the Nominating Committee, composed of 25 renowned contemporary art professionals. Amongst the nominees, 30 artists have already participated in previous editions of the Prize, and three have been finalists. View the complete list and learn more about the categories in which they are competing for.
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(New York, USA) “One of the most promising Brazilian artists of his generation” according to the New Museum, Jonathas de Andrade, finalist in the second edition of PIPA Prize, inaugurated this week his first solo museum exhibition in American soil. Curated by Natalie Bell, “Jonathas de Andrade: O Peixe” is named after the artist’s most recent work, “O Peixe”, also exhibited (and prayed) in the 32nd São Paulo Biennial.