The 78 artists nominated this year – 39 for the first time – have been selected by a Nominating Committee composed of 28 professionals from Brazil and abroad specialized in Brazilian contemporary art. All their names will be announced from Monday, February 19th, through Friday, February 23rd.
(Miami Beach, USA) This year, over 200 modern and contemporary art galleries from all continents take part in the show, displaying artworks by over 4,000 artists, including paintings, sculptures, installations, photography, film, video, and digital art.
Presenting over sixty thematically linked exhibitions, “Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA” starts this month across various venues in Southern California. The project addresses issues about the relations between Latin American art and Latino heritage and culture in the US, and has a special place for Brazil in its program: at least four exhibitions are solely devoted to the country’s art and culture.
(Los Angeles, US) Seven PIPA Prize nominees – Jonathas de Andrade, Tamar Guimarães, Lucia Koch, Runo Lagomarsino, Renata Lucas, Lais Myrrha and Beto Shwafaty – are featured at “Condemned to be modern”, which starts this Sunday at the Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery. The group show exhibits works that criticize the history of modernist architecture in Latin America.
(Santander, Spain) “Art at the turn of the century” is the exhibition currently on view at the Centro Botín, that presents an array of works from the Institution’s permanent collection. The exhibition displays a group of works that is varied both in terms of media and conceptual approach, besides of gathering by artists from all over the world, including Renata Lucas, winner of PIPA Prize 2010.
This week, the world celebrated International Women’s Day, a date that marks the struggle and the resilience of being a woman in modern-day society. In honor of March 8th, hence, PIPA Prize selected works by 15 female artists who have gained recognition in the history of the Prize, be it by winning one of its three categories or by making it to the edition’s four finalists. Their artistic goals and projects couldn’t be more different, as well as the media they have chosen to work with. Together, however, they prove that a woman’s place is in museums, galleries, studios—or wherever she wants to be.
Next Friday we will announce the names of PIPA 2016 finalists. Four artists were selected by the Board, out of this year’s participating artists, based on number of nominations, participation in previous editions of the Prize and in their trajectories. The finalists will participate in an exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art of Rio de Janeiro from 3rd September until 13rd November, and will be competing in two categories: PIPA and PIPA Popular Vote Exhibition.
From tomorrow (15th) until friday (19th February), we will be announcing the nominees who will compete for the seventh edition of the Prize. There are 76 artists, 1 artist collective, 28 women and 47 men. 30 have been invited to participate in the Prize for the first time, whilst 46 have participated in previous editions. 5 nominees have been finalists in previous editions. Learn more.
(Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) In the show, works are organised in six clusters that talk about the physical space of the crossroad – where politic protests, Carnival, flirt, traffic movement and macumba happen, and also situations in which decisions have to be made. During the exhibition period, a weekly schedule of live performances, meetings and talks will be created, resulting in new experiences for the viewers. Tomorrow, a new schedule with live performances will take part in the show. Learn more.
(Berlin, Germany) Renata Lucas’ diverse body of work deals with the multifaceted relationship between the individual and their urban environment. With interventions into a city’s architectonic systems – from cuts, connections, and openings to overlaps and duplications of defined spatial structures – Lucas manipulates structural frame-works in order to expose, reshape, and redefine intrinsic definitions of ownership, use, and social interaction in a manner that is both playful and radical.