Contemporary Art in the Americas Arte Contemporáneo en las Américas
The Little Death The Little Death

The Little Death

Carla Chaim

Raquel Arnaud Gallery São Paulo, Brazil 04/09/2018 – 06/10/2018

Struggle When looking at today’s artistic production, a large part of it deals directly with social problems. Artists, curators, galleries, museums, etc. are using “street” language, the grammar of struggle and political engagement which mirrors the militant tone that belongs to (or seems to belong to) everyone. In fact, it could not be otherwise. Brazil’s current scenario is particularly

Installation view: Carla Chaim, The Little Death, at Raquel Arnaud Gallery, 2018. Photo: Ding Musa. Image courtesy of Raquel Arnaud Gallery Installation view: Carla Chaim, The Little Death, at Raquel Arnaud Gallery, 2018. Photo: Ding Musa. Image courtesy of Raquel Arnaud Gallery Installation view: Carla Chaim, The Little Death, at Raquel Arnaud Gallery, 2018. Photo:

Frente de trabalho Frente de trabalho

Frente de trabalho

Ícaro Lira

Galeria Jaqueline Martins São Paulo, Brazil 04/07/2018 – 05/12/2018

Recently opened in São Paulo, Frente de trabalho (Work Group) by Ícaro Lira (1986, Fortaleza) is the artist’s first solo show at gallery Jaqueline Martins, and a great opportunity for delving deeper into the connections that art can build with myriad social, political and cultural contexts. Amid the vibrant, festive feel of events held alongside

Ícaro Lira. Exhibition view of Frente de Trabalho, Galeria Jaqueline Martins, São Paulo, Brazil, 2018. Courtesy of Galeria Jaqueline Martins Ícaro Lira. Exhibition view of Frente de Trabalho, Galeria Jaqueline Martins, São Paulo, Brazil, 2018. Courtesy of Galeria Jaqueline Martins Ícaro Lira. Exhibition view of Frente de Trabalho, Galeria Jaqueline Martins, São Paulo, Brazil, 2018. Courtesy of Galeria Jaqueline Martins Recently

ArtRio ArtRio

ArtRio

By João Laia Rio de Janeiro 09/09/2015 – 09/13/2015

ArtRio 2015 Week: Under the shadow of a cultural renaissance The morning of Wednesday, September 9th greeted the early guests of the preview of the carioca fair with grey, heavy clouds that darkened the sky and threatened heavy rain. This was undoubtedly a dire omen for the fair, as Brazil’s economic boom is by now

Pedro Agilson, Oca Lage. Exposição CFB 25 Anos ArtRio 2015: bajo la sombra de un renacimiento cultural El miércoles 9 de septiembre, la mañana recibió a los primeros visitantes del preview de la feria carioca con un cielo oscurecido y una amenaza de lluvia, sin duda un presagio de las perspectivas pesimistas para la feria,