In their exhibition currently on view at the Logan Center for the Arts in Chicago, Brazilian artist Cinthia Marcelle and Brazilian filmmaker Tiago Mata Machado present a trilogy of moving-image works that illuminate the tension between civil order and mounting social unrest.
The entrance to the Z42 Contemporary Art Gallery, a 1500-square-meter house built in the 1930s, would simply lead us into the first room if it were not an almost imperceptible detail in the hall: a spiral incense suspended by an invisible wire.
To celebrate twenty-two years in the art market, São Paulo gallerist Ricardo Camargo stages two closely knit exhibitions in his cul-de-sac in the Jardins.
“Album,” a masterfully edited black-and-white analog photography exhibition by artist Mauro Restiffe currently on display at the sister museum of the Pinacoteca, is one of the best solo shows of 2017 in São Paulo.
The sixth edition of the Marcantonio Vilaça Award is a must-see exhibition housed at São Paulo’s MuBE museum, the minimalist exposed concrete-slab designed by Pritzker Prize-winning architect Paulo Mendes da Rocha.
From 2014 through 2016, photographer Kitty Paranaguá probed deep into eleven of Rio’s largest favelas to come out with “Campos de Altitude” (Altitude Fields) on show through September 30 at newcomer Janaina Torres Galeria which opened its doors last year in São Paulo’s Jardins.
In this wide-ranging exhibition based on the concept of delirium, works by renowned artists such as Cildo Meireles or Laura Lima stand side-by-side with those of much-lesser-known artists such as João Jordão da Silva or Luis Guides.
I was contemplating some of Luciana Brito’s smart business choices of late. In early 2016, she moved the gallery from the corporate neighborhood of Vila Olímpia to a beautiful heritage-listed modernist house in the much more central area of Jardim Europa.
The compositions Tomie Ohtake identified in these minute collages worked as “scripts” for paintings and prints that experimented with different scales and chromatic combinations.
Positioning Brazil as a serious contender on the international stage of contemporary photography, the eleventh edition of SP-Arte/Foto runs Thursday through Sunday with thirty-two local galleries.
“Last year during Art Basel, we started talking about today’s fairs, how they had outgrown making it possible to visit all the stands and why not have something smaller with a strict curatorship admitting only selected galleries and that’s what we did.”
“Missão Francesa” (French Mission) by fine-art photographer André Penteado is an investigative project in the form of a book published by Editora Madalena and an exhibition at São Paulo’s Zipper […]
“My art has always been this way, corporeal,” Teresinha Soares says. “It is as if I were born, as if I had given birth. It came to me as a […]
Recife-born Vicente do Rego Monteiro (1899-1970) was a one-of-a-kind artist, an Art Deco master who excelled as painter, engraver, watercolorist, poet, illustrator, writer and book publisher. This impassioned researcher of […]
The first solo show of Ricardo Basbaum at Jaqueline Martins gallery, “Cut – Contact – Contamination,” offers a small but eloquent overview of the artist’s practice over recent decades. Curated […]
To fully grasp the concept behind Oskar Metsavaht’s black-and-white photo exhibition at São Paulo’s Museu de Imagem e Som (MIS), you should first watch “Soundtrack,” a recently released film about […]
In the second solo exhibition of artist Sergio Romagnolo in the double compounds of São Paulo’s Galeria Marilia Razuk, this four-decade front-runner of Brazilian contemporary art literally shows the objects […]
Galeria Nara Roesler hosts two exhibitions of pioneering multimedia conceptual artist and poet Paulo Bruscky. In Ms. Roesler‘s domain in São Paulo, the show runs through July 22 while her […]
The art of painting has never been in a gridlock for figurative artist Fabio Cardoso. The São Paulo-born artist displays thirteen canvases of his “Quase Pinturas” (Almost Paintings) series, curated […]
A series of drawings reproducing the small sculptures created by Flavia Ribeiro between 2014 and 2017 fuels the subject matter of “Between Object and Being” (Entre Objeto e Ser). The […]