Rio-born New York resident Maíra Senise’s second solo exhibition, at São Paulo’s Zipper Galeria, is entitled “Gárgulas ao sol do meio-dia” (Gargoyles in the Midday Sun). Accordingly, the frenetic paintings […]
“Laura Vinci: Morro Mundo,” at Galeria Nara Roesler, is destined to be one of São Paulo’s gallery highlights of the first half of 2018, after a run at the gallery’s […]
Maria Martins (1900-1973) or simply Maria, as Surrealism’s founder André Breton liked to call her, was a daring risk-taker in life and the arts. She skillfully juggled her roles as ambassador’s wife and mistress of none other than Marcel Duchamp for eight years.
The exhibition “Tarsila do Amaral: Inventing Modern Art in Brazil” is on show at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York City after a four-month run at the […]
“Carlos Garaicoa: Ser Urbano” (Being Urban) on show at Espaço Cultural Porto Seguro in São Paulo offers a chance to examine seven installations of one of the most influential Latin […]
A monumental organic sculptural metaphor of the cycle of life and death is flourishing and will wither through March 24 at Casa Triangulo in São Paulo. The vegetal installation by […]
One of Brazil’s leading fine-art photographers, São Paulo-born Arnaldo Pappalardo, is showing his most recent work under the title “Cine” at Galeria Millan. The exhibition tracks how he experiments with […]
“Rodrigo Andrade: Pintura e Matéria (1983-2014)” at Pina Estação features more than a hundred paintings by one of Brazil’s top contemporary artists. The fifty-five-year-old São Paulo-born painter sprang from the […]
To celebrate the 464 years since the city of São Paulo’s official founding on January 25, 1554, Centro Cultural Fiesp is exhibiting sixty black-and-white images by German-born naturalized Brazilian photographer […]
A commentary about time seen through a non-linear narrative underlies the collective exhibition “Matrix of Actual Time” (Matriz do Tempo Real), which assembles forty Brazilian and international artists of different […]
The year’s activity at São Paulo’s Zipper Galeria begins with two exhibitions, both opening January 16. The solo show soberly dubbed “Trauma” by thirty-nine-year-old artist Ivan Padovani is an alert […]
A first solo show at São Paulo’s Central Galeria under a title in German, “Was will das Weib?” (What does a woman desire?), is small in scope but large enough to […]
The experimental creativeness in several mediums and fields of São Paulo-born Amelia Toledo can be seen at the six-decade retrospective “Lembrei que Esqueci” (I Remember I Forgot) in São Paulo’s […]
With the whimsical title “Faço tudo para não fazer nada” (I do everything to do nothing), São Paulo-born artist Carlito Carvalhosa is having his second solo exhibition at Galeria Nara […]
São Paulo celebrates the kinetic-op-geometric-participatory-experiential oeuvre of iconic Argentinean artist Julio Le Parc in two venues, the artist present at both openings wearing his trademark Greek fisherman’s cap and ready […]
According to Brazil’s preeminent art critic of the 1970s, Frederico Morais, “Pancetti’s painting is like a ship’s deck, tanned by the sun and salt. It never rusts. Honest, clean, economic, […]
In this solo show in Bahia’s capital, the restless and prolific ninety-four-year-old artist displays seventy sculptures made with the charred wood he collected from the fire that wrecked two historic colonial public buildings in the mid-1970s and 1980s and that scarred the daily life of the inhabitants of Salvador, his native town.
Curated with reverence by geometric artist and Concrete art expert Macaparana, the collective show revolves around twenty-five exquisite mostly small-format tableaux of the 1950s/60s.
Palatnik’s art conveys a sound-wave-like musicality based on a technique and system akin to piano tuning, which he originally devised in the 1950s. However, in place of musical chords and an interaction among notes, he “fine-tunes” spray-painted laths organized to interplay like optical waves.
While his four-decade oeuvre is notable for his expert use of color, Micoli mesmerizes the viewer with a sublime ode to black-and-white over a softer-patterned, more diffused geometric painting, hence the mysterious operatic title, which means gray arias/areas.