(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.
(Toronto, Canada) This was definitely a memorable week for PIPA Prize 2011 finalist Jonathas de Andrade. After opening his first solo show in an American museum (New Museum) earlier this week, now it’s time for him to present, now in Canada, his first comprehensive institutional solo exhibition abroad: “On fishes, horses and man” is curated by Carolin Köchling and opens in The Power Plant gallery this Saturday, January 28th.
(Berlin, Germany) The group show “Wasp and Orchid” opens tomorrow and features four artists related to PIPA Prize: Jonathas de Andrade, finalist in 2011; Luciana Magno, PIPA Online winner in 2015; and Armando Queiroz and Carlos Mélo, both nominated to the Prize. The exhibition is one of the stages of a project where Brazilian artists from Belém, Fortaleza and Recife – located in the North and Northeast of Brazil, considered the country’s poorest regions – and from Berlin, Germany, enter in conversation.
(Minneapolis, USA) “Question the Wall Itself” examines ways that interior spaces and décor can be fundamental to the understanding of cultural identity. The exhibition will feature works by 23 international, multigenerational artists who explore the political and social dimensions of interior architecture as well as its complicated relationship to history and their own backgrounds. Avant Museology, a two day symposium, will be held in parallel to the exhibition on November 20th & 21st. On November 20th, PIPA 2011 finalist, Jonathas de Andrade, and Visual Arts Curator at the Walker Arts Centre, Adrienne Edwards, will discuss the ways in which his bodies of work interrogate social, economic, and political systems, often through fugitive acts that rely on and articulate the fleeting dimensions of memory, history, mythology, and desire.