Contemporary Art in the Americas Arte Contemporáneo en las Américas
That Obscure Object of Desire That Obscure Object of Desire

That Obscure Object of Desire

Curated by Philip Larratt-Smith

Fortes D'Aloia & Gabriel: Galeria + Carpintaria São Paulo & Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 03/17/2018 – 04/28/2018

Fortes D’Aloia & Gabriel presents That Obscure Object of Desire, a group show conceived by Philip Larratt-Smith, which takes place simultaneously at the venues Galeria (São Paulo) and Carpintaria (Rio de Janeiro). In keeping with this paired concept, the opening reception took place at Carpintaria on March 17, with a second event held at Galeria on

That Obscure Object of Desire. Exhibition view at Carpintaria, Rio de Janeiro, 2018. Photo: Eduardo Ortega. Courtesy Fortes D’Aloia & Gabriel, São Paulo/Rio de Janeiro That Obscure Object of Desire. Exhibition view at Fortes D’Aloia & Gabriel | Galeria, São Paulo, 2018. Photo: Eduardo Ortega. Courtesy Fortes D’Aloia & Gabriel, São Paulo/Rio de Janeiro That

Dorothée Dupuis and Fernanda Feitosa, director and founder of SP-Arte, talk about Brazil, its art market and challenges around it Dorothée Dupuis and Fernanda Feitosa, director and founder of SP-Arte, talk about Brazil, its art market and challenges around it

Dorothée Dupuis and Fernanda Feitosa, director and founder of SP-Arte, talk about Brazil, its art market and challenges around it

São Paulo, Brazil

Dorothée Dupuis: As we all know in Latin America, Brazil is a continent within the continent. It’s a very large country that answers to its own problematics, although sharing many ones with the rest of the region due to post-colonial, historical similarities—and this despite of speaking also its own language, Portuguese, that somehow isolates it

SP-Arte – São Paulo International Art Festival. Fotografía por Jéssica Mangaba. Imagen cortesía de SP-Arte Fernanda Feitosa, directora y y fundadora de SP-Arte – Festival Internacional de Arte de São Paulo. Fotografía por Jéssica Mangaba. Imagen cortesía de SP-Arte. Dorothée Dupuis y Fernanda Feitosa, directora y fundadora de SP-Arte – Festival Internacional de Arte de São

especular especular

especular

Curated by Hena Lee and Mirtes Marins de Oliveira

Galeria Jaqueline Martins São Paulo, Brazil 02/03/2018 – 03/24/2018

Group exhibition. Installation view of Especular at Galería Jaqueline Martins, São Paulo, Brazil, 2018. Courtesy of Galería Jaqueline Martins Group exhibition. Installation view of Especular at Galería Jaqueline Martins, São Paulo, Brazil, 2018. Courtesy of Galería Jaqueline Martins Group exhibition. Installation view of Especular at Galería Jaqueline Martins, São Paulo, Brazil, 2018. Courtesy of Galería

Filhxs do Fim Filhxs do Fim

Filhxs do Fim

Daniel Lie

Casa Triângulo São Paulo, Brazil 02/03/2018 – 03/24/2018

2018 is the year of Casa Triângulo’s 30th anniversary, and its commemorative exhibitions season opens with the second show by young artist Daniel Lie at the gallery, happening in the week previous to Carnaval and during Lent. Entitled Filhxs do Fim [Children of the End], the show presents a large installation which occupies the gallery’s main

Daniel Lie. Exhibition view of Filhxs do Fim at Casa Triângulo, Sâo Paulo, Brazil, 2018. Fotos by Felipe Berndt. Courtesy of Casa Triângulo Daniel Lie. Exhibition view of Filhxs do Fim at Casa Triângulo, Sâo Paulo, Brazil, 2018. Fotos by Felipe Berndt. Courtesy of Casa Triângulo Daniel Lie. Exhibition view of Filhxs do Fim at

Dorminhocos

Dorminhocos

Pierre Verger

CAIXA Cultural Rio de Janeiro Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 01/20/2018 – 03/18/2018

French anthropologist and photographer Pierre Verger shot the world with a sharp eye and a camera in his hands, always running away from clichés and taking an interest in unusual subjects. At the exhibition Dorminhocos, on display at CAIXA Cultural Rio de Janeiro from January 20 to March 18, 2018, a series of images portray

Pierre Vergeres. Exhibition view of Dorminhocos, Caixa Cultural Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 2018. Courtesy of Caixa Cultural Rio de Janeiro Pierre Vergeres. Exhibition view of Dorminhocos, Caixa Cultural Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 2018. Courtesy of Caixa Cultural Rio de Janeiro Pierre Vergeres. Exhibition view of Dorminhocos, Caixa Cultural Rio

Histórias da sexualidade, at Museu de Arte de São Paulo, Brazil Histórias da sexualidade, at Museu de Arte de São Paulo, Brazil

Histórias da sexualidade, at Museu de Arte de São Paulo, Brazil

by Marcio Harum São Paulo, Brazil 10/20/2017 – 02/14/2018

In October 2017, Histórias da sexualidade opened at the Museu de Arte de São Paulo (MASP), continuing with its program with decolonial and antipatriarchal axes. When doing a recap of the impact of the exhibition in the Brazilian context, the first aspect of the show that caught the attention of the local public was that viewers under the

Vista de instalación. Cortesía de MASP. Foto: Eduardo Ortega En Octubre del 2017, Histórias da sexualidade inauguró en el Museo de Arte de São Paulo (MASP), continuando con su programa con ejes decoloniales y antipatriarcales. Al hacer una recapitulación del impacto de dicha muestra en el contexto brasileño, la primera impresión que llamó bastante la atención del

We live in the best city of South America We live in the best city of South America

We live in the best city of South America

Curated by Bernardo José de Souza and Victor Gorgulho

Fundação Iberê Camargo Porto Alegre, Brazil 09/30/2017 – 02/04/2018

Possibly the most explosive of movements in Brazilian culture, Tropicalism is now five decades old since its first signs of life in 1967. The much talked about anniversary of the movement, however, imposes the urgency of a critical revision that surpasses any other fleeting impulse for mere celebrations. Half a century after its release, the

Carlos Vergara, Poder, da série Carnaval, 1972. Print. Courtesy of the artist Traplev, Sganzerla sampler, 2016. Hand painting on plastic canvas. Courtesy of the artist Maria Sábato, Lava-Jato – Lavagem integral, 2016. Courtesy of the artist Possibly the most explosive of movements in Brazilian culture, Tropicalism is now five decades old since its first signs

Polyethylene-Insulated Smear Polyethylene-Insulated Smear

Polyethylene-Insulated Smear

Nina Canell

Mendes Wood DM São Paulo, Brazil 11/27/2017 – 01/30/2018

Ready to join the migration my mail might have gotten lost from server to floral chorus in a spam filter taking the infinitesimal conduction of trees into account in the process so that you don’t think I’m entirely some sort of medieval hermit with vegetable metabolism marked unread on an epic almost sentimental journey of

Nina Canell. Installation view of Polyethylene-Insulated Smear, Mendes Wood DM, São Paulo, Brazil, 2017. Courtesy of Medes Wood DM Nina Canell. Installation view of Polyethylene-Insulated Smear, Mendes Wood DM, São Paulo, Brazil, 2017. Courtesy of Medes Wood DM Nina Canell. Installation view of Polyethylene-Insulated Smear, Mendes Wood DM, São Paulo, Brazil, 2017. Courtesy of Medes

MARGINALIA #31

MARGINALIA #31

by Lyz Parayzo 12/01/2017 – 12/31/2017

Every month Marginalia invites an artist, curator or project to provide a series of images that will serve as the background of Terremoto, in relation to their practice and current interests. At the end of each month, the identity of our guest is revealed and the whole series of images is unveiled.   Among the images I

Marginalia consiste en la invitación mensual a un artista, curador o proyecto a escoger una serie de imágenes para el fondo de la página de Terremoto en relación con su práctica e intereses del momento. A final de cada mes se revela la identidad del invitadx y se pueden descubrir las imágenes en conjunto.   Comencé

20º Festival de Arte Contemporânea Sesc_Videobrasil, at Sesc Pompeia, São Paulo 20º Festival de Arte Contemporânea Sesc_Videobrasil, at Sesc Pompeia, São Paulo

20º Festival de Arte Contemporânea Sesc_Videobrasil, at Sesc Pompeia, São Paulo

by Dorothée Dupuis São Paulo, Brazil 10/03/2017 – 01/14/2018

Videobrasil 2017: For Fairer Trades It was amidst the various affairs of censorship that occurred in Brazil’s art world over the course of 2017 that the 20th Videobrasil Festival opened last October. Censorship in this case was the sign of the hardening of Brazilian politics following Dilma Rousseff’s impeachment last year, and of the rise of conservative forces

Tatewaki Nio, Neo-andina #102, de la serie Neo-andina (2016). Imagen cortesía de 20º Festival de Arte Contemporânea Sesc_Videobrasil Videobrasil 2017: Por comercios más justos Fue entre varios casos de censura ocurridos durante el año 2017 en el mundo del arte en Brasil que el 20° Festival Videobrasil inició el pasado octubre. La censura, en este caso,