Daily Archives: March 15, 2013

2 new exhibitions at MAM-Rio

This Saturday, two new exhibitions at the Museum of Modern Art: “Polaridades”, that explores the opposition in art between the geometric, Mondrian-style, and “loose movement”, like the works by Lygia Clark and Hélio Oiticica. The other opening is showing the museum’s new acquisitions, made possible by the “Prêmio Marcantonio Vilaça – Funarte 2013″ award: a significant group of works by four artists of different generations of Brazilian contemporary art.

Opening | “Convite à viagem”

The exhibition shows a general outlook on the current Brazilian artistic production. With Adriano Costa, Berna Reale, Carlos Contente, Cristiano Lenhardt, Fábio Baroli, GIA, Luciana Paiva, Luiza Baldan, Maria Laet, Pablo Lobato, Regina Parra, Thiago Honório and Thiago Martins de Melo, among other artists.

Re:emerge, Towards a New Cultural Cartography

For Sharjah Biennial 11, curator Yuko Hasegawa has selected more than 100 artists, architects, filmmakers, musicians and performers whose artworks and practices resonate with strands of the curatorial theme. Amongst them are PIPA nominees Cinthia Marcelle, Lucia Koch, Pablo Lobato and Sara Ramo.

Openings tomorrow at Casa França-Brasil

Laercio Redondo invites the audience to stir up the history of the building that houses Casa França-Brasil as an emblem of the city of Rio de Janeiro. Daniel Steegman, at Projeto Cofre, opposes the “vegetal wealth” of the indigenous and the national economy with the incessant search for gold of the colonizers.

Gasworks | March – April

View here the complete Gasworks programming for the next months: Exhibitions, Talks & Events and Artists’ Residencies. Amongst the residents is PIPA nominee Cristiano Lenhardt.

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