(São Paulo, Brazil) During the show, the artist presents new works in Brazil, which propose multiple possibilities of composition through the appropriation and approximation of dissimilar elements. In the series “Geometric construction” and “Modular construction”, Escobar recodes the tradition of painting the back of trucks in Guatemala, creating new patterns that invite the spectator to open them up and enjoy their distinct configurations.
“Franciscan Nature” gathers works by Chiara Banfi, Lucia Koch, Marcelo Moscheta and Thiago Rocha Pitta
(São Paulo, Brazil) In order to contemplate the line of art and ecology, the curator selected artists who utilize elements of nature in their productions, gathering works from the Museum’s collection and some loans. Exhibited on various supports such as photography, drawing, print, video, artist’s book, installation, sound work, object, sculpture, and embroidery, the nearly 30 works gathered here are related to elements of nature mentioned in the Canticle.