PIPA’s series of special videos is back since December. Until March 2014, always on the 22 of each month, we will release exclusive videos with interesting stories related to art. The second video of this sequence shows an interview with Cadu, PIPA 2013 great winner. The video was recorded in the log cabin where the artist lived during approximately 300 days, alone, in the mountain region of Rio de Janeiro. The recording happened one day after a storm and not even Cadu knew in which state the cabin would be.
In Austin, this is the last weekend to visit the exhibition “The Nearest Air: A Survey of Works”, by Waltércio Caldas. The show “Contrapasso”, by Lia Chaia, ends this Sunday in Porto Alegre. “Carnegie International”, with works by Erika Verzutti, can be seen in Pittsburgh, USA. 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.
(Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) This is the last weekend to visit the show “Confrontos”, by the artist Frida Baranek. Also, are on display the the following exhibitions: “Pintar a China Agora”, by Ondrej Brody and Kristofer Paetau, “Expo 1: Rio”, organized in partnership with MOMA PS1 and solo show by Antonio Manuel. On January, MAM Rio’s Cinematheque presents an intense program: celebrating the centenary of the character Carlitos, created by Charles Chaplin, a complete retrospective, in chronological order, will be presented. Check out the complete schedule.
(Warsaw, Poland) The exhibition deals with “dangerous liaisons” between the visual arts and music. Artistic crossovers and interdisciplinary approaches being characteristic for Brazilian artists, the exhibition at the Zachęta Project Room presents works that feature musical themes. On display are works that recall iconic figures of Brazilian music, such as Laercio Redondo’s installation devoted to Carmen Miranda.
(Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) This weekend, the institution promotes a guided visit with the artist and the curator Bernardo Mosqueira, followed by capoeira demonstration. The works gathered in this show are the result of a research developed by the artist in Minas Gerais. Afonso Tostes has been dedicating himself over the last years to what can be referred as an investigation over structures. During the exhibition’s set up , Casa França Brasil served as the artist’s studio.
(Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) Next week, Anita Schwartz Gallery promotes a talk with Rodrigo Naves and Fernanda Lopes in the show “Gelatina”, by Estela Sokol. In the occasion, the exhibition’s catalogue will be released. The Brazilian artist who is known for manipulating color in different kinds of materials presents about 15 new works. The new paintings exhibited in this show reinforce Sokol’s investigation about color and perspective. The artist was nominated for PIPA in 2012 and participated in several exhibitions in Brazil and abroad.
(Salvador, Brazil) Sergio Allevato, nominated for PIPA in 2010 and 2012, participates in the show “É Tropical, inclusive”, that gathers 25 works of the Museum of Modern Art of Bahia collection. Works by Juraci Dórea, Juarez Paraíso, Tomie Ohtake, Tarsila do Amaral, Mestre Didi, Rubem Valentim, Lênio Braga, J. Cunha and Flávio de Carvalho can also be seen in the exhibition.
(Olso, Norway) With the exhibition the curators wants to showcase a diverse picture of what is happening in Brazilian contemporary art. The show focuses on the emerging art scene. Among the participating artists are Jonathas de Andrade, Cinthia Marcelle, Paulo Nazareth, Adriano Costa, Deyson Gilbert, Gustavo Speridião, Marcellvs L., Rodrigo Matheus, Sofia Borges,Thiago Martins de Melo and Sara Ramo.
(Paris, France) “Économie Domestique” is an exhibition by Ana Luiza Dias Batista and João Loureiro. Ana Luiza Dias Batista graduated in Fine Arts from the University of São Paulo. João Eduardo Loureiro has Masters degree in Visual Poetics by the School of Communications and Arts of the University of São Paulo – ECA/USP – and Major in Fine Arts by Armando Álvares Penteado Foundation – FAAP.