Daily Archives: December 13, 2013

Schedule from 14 – 20 December

This Saturday (Dec.14), there is a guided visit with Bruno Miguel on his solo in Rio de Janeiro.
Last days to visit the exhibitions by Henrique Cesar, Marcelo Cipis and Yuri Firmeza in São Paulo.
“Gradiente”, installation by Daniel Acosta can be visited until tomorrow, in Portugal.
Check out the full agenda for this week of exhibitions and events related to PIPA artists, Nominating Committee members, Board members, MAM-Rio and relevant information about art in Brazil and abroad.

Expo1:Rio at MAM-Rio

(Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) Group show “EXPO 1: Rio” is an exhibition organized by MoMAPS1 in collaboration with Luiz Camillo Osorio, chief curator of MAM-Rio. The exhibition explores the ecological challenges in the context of economical and sociopolitical instability of the 21st century. Jonathas de Andrade and Thiago Rocha Pitta are among the participating artists.

“Love and hate to Lygia Clark”

(Warsaw, Poland) The exhibition “Love and hate to Lygia Clark” presents young Brazilian artists who in their work refer to the classics of contemporary art from their country, primarily modernist visual artists and architects. The featured artists work in various media: sculpture, installation, relief, photography, film as well as creating conceptual narrative projects.

“Tight but Loose” | Marcius Galan and Julio Suárez

( San Juan, Puerto Rico) Brazilian artist Marcius Galan and Julio Suárez from Puerto Rico, personalize geometry parting from a series of material experiments that question the limits of space and its metaphorical possibilities, as well as our relation to it and the social and political implications of everyday geometry.

Project “Blank”, with Mauro Espíndola

(Berlin, Germany) Mauro Espíndola is in residence at ZK/U – Center for Art and Urbanistics, a venue that offers artistic and research residencies of 2–8 months duration. In partnership with Camila Mello and Ali Khodr, Mauro has been developing a project called “Blank”. As an initiative of BASE-Film, in collaboration with the artist-researcher Fabrizio Poltronieri, process “Blank” is an open studio for those who are interested in participating into a time-lapse filming and sound capturing experiment connected to the place of oblivion.

PIPA artists in group show “Escavar o Futuro”

(Belo Horizonte, MG) The exhibition “Escavar o Futuro”, curated by Renata Marquez and Felipe Scovino, suggests a reflection about the artistic production of the decades of 1960 and 1970, a historical moment in which the space was considered raw material for art. André Komatsu, Cinthia Marcele, Paulo Nazareth, Pedro Motta and Vítor César participate in the show.

“Violatio” | José Rufino

(São Paulo, Brazil) “Violatio”, solo exhibition by José Rufino, is curated by Tereza de Arruda and gathers sculptures, objects, drawings and engravings. José Rufino was nominated for PIPA in 2010 and 2012. In 2011, he was member of PIPA Nominating Committee.

Last days to visit “Spaces of Action”

(Lisbon, Portugal) “Spaces of Action” is one of Lisbon Architecture Triennale’s Associated Projects. Architecture being the main space of action, where planning, construction, appropriation and discourse take place, this art exhibition gathers four video installations and one wall piece, by Tamar Guimarães, Runo Lagomarsino, Catherine Yass, Carla Zaccagnini and Lawrence Weiner. presenting different approaches to this space of action.

“Constructions for nowhere” | curated by Luisa Duarte

(Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) “Construções para lugar nenhum” [“Constructions for nowhere”] gathers works by Amalia Giacomini, Antonio Dias, Beatriz Carneiro, Cildo Meireles, Enrica Bernadelli, Gisele Camargo, Julio Villani, Luiza Baldan, Marcia Thompson, Mauro Restiffe, Raymundo Colares, Tatiana Grinberg and Omar Salomão in a gallery in Rio. The group show is curated by Luisa Duarte.

Last week of “Piece of Silence”, by Sandra Cinto

(New York, USA) “Piece of Silence” gathers new drawings, paintings and sculptures by Sandra Cinto. Building on her repertoire of Surrealist imagery and Romantic narratives, Cinto’s sixth solo show at the gallery features scenes of musical scores, spiraling landscapes and turbulent seas rendered across gallery walls and large-scale canvases, to more intimate works on paper.

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