Tagged Luiz Camillo Osorio

MAM-Rio holds Claudia Melli’s first major solo exhibition

(Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) Curator Luiz Camillo Osorio says of “Lugares onde nunca estive” [“Places I have never been”], “The absence of people does not imply in the absence of humans. They appear as ghosts, as an immaterial residue that creates a movement crossing many images. It is as if people have just left the scenery, transforming us into spectators of a world tired of human presence. Facing these images we end up sort of lifted up between the awareness of places we have never been and the non-places we are constantly in.”






On view | Rogério Duarte has 70 pieces showcased in MAM-Rio

(Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) “Marginália 1” is a retrospective of graphic artist, musician, composer and poet Rogério Duarte, one of the minds behind Tropicalism. Among the 70 pieces are album cover art, publications, posters, never-seen-before works and personal objects like notes, sketches, photographs, videos, studies, poems and rocks, so visitors can fully enjoy the rich creative universe of this artist.






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Watch an interview with Luiz Camillo Osorio to the Venice Biennial website

(Venice, Italy) The Brazilian Pavilion at Venice Biennial holds the show “So much that it doesnt’t fit here”, with works by André Komatsu, Antonio Manuel and Berna Reale. The Brazilian Pavilion exhibition curator and PIPA Counselor, Luiz Camillo Osorio, gave an exclusive interview to the Biennial website, where he talks about the artists and their respective works: “All the works are dealing a very poetical and strong, symbolic metaphors about these divisions, about the conflicts in Brazil and also about the liberty of the artists, how they can represent a different horizon, a different attitude to transform a society and the future”. Watch the video.






Opening | “O Fim da Matéria – Damián Ortega”, at MAM-Rio

(Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) Damián Ortega transits among different supports, discussing the limits of artistic creation when subverting meanings and functions of daily life objects, as bricks, chairs, clocks or cars. The artist change, decompose and transform objects, revealing its implicit and symbolic components and creating hybrid shapes. The exhibition will be a brand new large scale installation in the salon. A polystyrene cube with 6 meters will be transformed during the exhibition period by a group of anonymous Brazilian sculpturs who originally work for Carnival.






“O Fim da Matéria”, brand new exhibition by Damián Ortega opens at MAM-Rio next week

(Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) Damián Ortega transits among different supports, discussing the limits of artistic creation when subverting meanings and functions of daily life objects, as bricks, chairs, clocks or cars. The artist change, decompose and transform objects, revealing its implicit and symbolic components and creating hybrid shapes. The exhibition will be a brand new large scale installation in the salon. A polystyrene cube with 6 meters will be transformed during the exhibition period by a group of anonymous Brazilian sculpturs who originally work for Carnival.






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2015 Venice Biennial Brazilian Pavilion selected artworks announced

The works by Brazilian artists who will feature in Venice Biennial were announced this week. They will take part in the exhibition “So much that it doesn’t fit here”, curated by Luiz Camillo Osorio, assisted by Cauê Alves. André Komatsu, Antonio Manuel and Berna Reale are the artists chosen to represent Brazil in the Brazilian Pavilion. The choice of the artists and their respective works had as main criteria the relevancy of the artists poetics in the contemporary scenario and the fulfilling to a history, not only art history, but the conflicting Brazilian sociability.






“Thresholds” – the Joaquim Paiva Collection at MAM-Rio gathers works by Brazilian and foreign photographers

(Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) Although it started as a private collection, Paiva’s initiative is consistently public and puts to the test what used to be a private collection or individual creation. “Limiares (Thresholds) – the Joaquim Paiva Collection at MAM-Rio” talks about the different representations of public and private in the world of art by proposing another way to look at the nature of the spaces represented in the materiality of the image, with special regard to photography.






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