ABERTO/OPEN 01 is the inaugural edition of an international pop-up exhibition platform merging art and architecture with meticulous sophistication put together by a small team of world-class professionals.
São Paulo-born Milan’s work comes from an alchemic cauldron with sprigs from science, technology, anthropology, philosophy, literature and music to create installations in her wide-ranging oeuvre from public art, opera, performances, video art, sculpture to poetry.
At the Visual Arts Center of the University of Texas, Austin, ten Brazilian artists provide sanctuary and deliver critique in “Social Fabric,” a feat of an exhibition three years in the making. The exhibition is also a significant referendum on the anemic state of Brazilian democracy by reckoning with a wide array of the national myths still brewing from Brazil’s colonial past.
Through the end of October, São Paulo’s MASP museum stages thirty portraits of the acclaimed “Dalton Paula: Brazilian Portraits” series.
With a surname that translates into “lucky devil,” Felizardo is a photographer’s photographer, noted for his mastery of the technique and expertise in the now lost art of the darkroom print. He currently exhibits “MADE IN USA, the Photography of Luiz Carlos Felizardo (1984-1985),” a selection of twenty-three black-and-white photos taken in Arizona when he was mentored by the late artist and photographer Frederick Sommer.
My gardens are made of asphalt, burnt land, abandoned areas, places where urban life thrives, but where nature in its own free, rebellious way is reborn.
Frans Krajcberg (1921-2017) was a Polish Jewish sculptor, photographer, engraver, painter and naturalized Brazilian, legendary for his pioneering eco-activist art, beliefs and lifestyle. Back in the early 1970s Krajcberg knew all too well that our natural world flirted with disaster.
SP-Arte announced the discontinuation of SP-Foto, now replaced by SP-Arte Rotas Brasileiras, yes, with its name in Portuguese, meaning Brazilian Routes. The new fair runs with an eclectic portfolio of seventy galleries and art institutions from all over the country, presenting a wide range of visual arts manifestations, including photography.
This is a rare chance to trace this masterful artist’s varied career and delve into her highly original imagination that thrives in a mash-up of colonial history and contemporary ideals.
Our eyes are seduced by impressive pictures of lush images taken from river boats, sweeping aerial shots of immense waterfalls, portraits of twelve Indigenous communities living in unison with nature, as well as images of the “flying rivers”