(Milan, Italy) Spanning no less than four decades of Brazilian contemporary art, “BRAZIL. Art in the Flesh” is curated by Jacopo Crivelli Visconti and Diego Sileo.
(Bexhill-on-Sea, UK) “I blew on Mr.Greenhill’s main joints with a very ‘hot’ breath” features both pieces from the two artists’ solo careers as well as recent collaborations.
(Madrid, Spain) Brazil is definitely under the spotlight in this year’s fair. While Brazilian artist Marcelo Cidade was announced the winner of the XI Prémio illy SustainARt, earlier in the event Rio de Janeiro-based Galeria Cavalo won the #OpeningARCO prize.
(Lisbon, Portugal) Museu de Lisboa presents “Potência e Adversidade” [Potency and Adversity], group show featuring over 80 artworks by Latin American artists. Showcasing works from different periods, starting in the 70s and going all the way until today, the exhibition aims to draw a non-stigmatized panorama of Latin American art.
(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.
(Lisbon, Portugal) Lisbon’s annual videoart festival “FUSO: Anual de Videoarte Internacional de Lisboa” opens its ninth edition next Tuesday, featuring no less than nine PIPA Prize nominees. Works by Cao Guimarães, Ayrson Heráclito, Éder Santos, Regina Parra, Tamar Guimarães, Clara Ianni, Gabriel Mascaro, Jonathas de Andrade and Barbara Wagner and Benjamin de Burca will be screened in the course of the five-day programme.
(Buffalo, USA) For artists Kasper Akhøj and Tamar Guimarães (the latter, a six-times PIPA Prize nominee), the kind of history that matters the most is “minor history”— historical footnotes and rumors that are not always cited in official historiography. The interest guides their work in progress “Studies for a Minor History of Trembling Matter”, which premiered in the Albright-Knox Art Gallery last Saturday, February 18th.
(Lund, Sweden) Four artists, four countries, four generations. In common, the interest in personal stories and the borders between reality and fiction. This is the premise of “As Told”, show on view at Lunds konsthall featuring works by Ana Gallardo, Emily Wardill, Kasper Akhøj & Tamar Guimarães which use language as a tool for analysing and transforming everyday stories.
(Madrid, Spain) “The film made me think about the relationship between fiction and documentary in a museum exhibition, and reflect on the place of film in this context, in which both are redefined: the film as a work of art, and the museum as an art institution.”
“Under the Same Sun: Art from Latin America Today” highlights recently acquired works by more than 20 artists
(London, UK) With a focus on work made by artists born after 1968, in addition to several early pioneers who were active internationally in the 1960s and ’70s, the exhibition examines a diversity of creative responses by artists to complex, shared realities that have been influenced by colonial and modern histories, repressive governments, economic crises, and social inequality, as well as by concurrent periods of regional economic wealth, development, and progress.