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

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

Superficies sensibles | Piel | Muro | Imagen Superficies sensibles | Piel | Muro | Imagen

Superficies sensibles | Piel | Muro | Imagen

Curada por Vidal Jr. y Laila Melchior

CAIXA Cultural Río de Janeiro Río de Janeiro, Brasil 01/09/2018 – 03/04/2018

La CAIXA Cultural Río de Janeiro presenta la exposición colectiva Superficies sensibles | Piel | Muro | Imagen, que reúne trabajos de 21 jóvenes artistas contemporáneos brasileños, realizados a principios del siglo XXI. La exposición aborda la temática de la superficie como potencia, posibilidad crítica y estética, presentando obras que están conectadas al pasado de

Exposición colectiva. Vista de la exposición Superficies sensibles | Piel | Muro | Imagen, en CAIXA Cultural Río de Janeiro, Río de Janeiro, Brasil, 2018. Cortesía de CAIXA Cultural Río de Janeiro Exposición colectiva. Vista de la exposición Superficies sensibles | Piel | Muro | Imagen, en CAIXA Cultural Río de Janeiro, Río de Janeiro,

Arthur, Janina, Marco e Pedro Arthur, Janina, Marco e Pedro

Arthur, Janina, Marco e Pedro

Arthur Chaves, Janina McQuoid, Marco Veloso, Pedro França

Jacaranda Rio de Janeiro, Brasil 09/30/2017 – 11/18/2017

A friar went around asking. Arrived at the door of a farmer, who did not want to give him alms. The friar was falling in hunger and said: – I will see about making stone soup! And took a stone from the ground, shook off its dirt and started to admire it, to see if it

Installation view. Arthur, Janina, Marco e Pedro, 2017. Courtesy of Jacaranda, Rio de Janeiro. Photo credit: Pedro França Installation view. Arthur, Janina, Marco e Pedro, 2017. Courtesy of Jacaranda, Rio de Janeiro. Photo credit: Pedro França Installation view. Arthur, Janina, Marco e Pedro, 2017. Courtesy of Jacaranda, Rio de Janeiro. Photo credit: Pedro França A

Cuba – Ficción y fantasía

Cuba – Ficción y fantasía

Curated by Hans-Michael Herzog & Katrin Steffen

Casa Daros Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 09/12/2015 – 12/13/2015

Casa Daros presenta la exposición Cuba – Ficción y Fantasía, con aproximadamente 130 obras pertenecientes a la Colección Daros Latinamérica de Zúrich, Suiza, de 15 destacados artistas cubanos: Ana Mendieta, Belkis Ayón, Iván Capote, Javier Castro, José Bedia, Juan Carlos Alom, Lázaro Saavedra, Los Carpinteros, Manuel Piña, Marta María Pérez Bravo, René Francisco, Santiago Rodríguez

Casa Daros presenta la exposición Cuba – Ficción y Fantasía, con aproximadamente 130 obras pertenecientes a la Colección Daros Latinamérica de Zúrich, Suiza, de 15 destacados artistas cubanos: Ana Mendieta, Belkis Ayón, Iván Capote, Javier Castro, José Bedia, Juan Carlos Alom, Lázaro Saavedra, Los Carpinteros, Manuel Piña, Marta María Pérez Bravo, René Francisco, Santiago Rodríguez

Antes da última queima Antes da última queima

Antes da última queima

Raquel Versieux

Galeria Ibeu Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 08/19/2015 – 09/25/2015

Before the Ultimate Fire Disease means that the body is in a state of withdrawal and can be compared with a city under attack in which everybody can be accepted so long as they are able to climb to a higher and more fortified region so their bodies can be rescued. Whether refuge is sought

Before the Ultimate Fire Disease means that the body is in a state of withdrawal and can be compared with a city under attack in which everybody can be accepted so long as they are able to climb to a higher and more fortified region so their bodies can be rescued. Whether refuge is sought

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,

Temporama Temporama

Temporama

Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster

Museu de Arte Moderna do Rio de Janeiro Rio de Janeiro 06/20/2015 – 08/09/2015

On June 20, Museu de Arte Moderna do Rio de Janeiro (MAM) opened a new exhibition, Temporama, presenting 12 works by Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster, born in 1965 in Strasbourg, France, who now divides her time between Paris and Rio de Janeiro. The exhibition, curated by Pablo León de la Barra, will cover 1,800 square meters on

On June 20, Museu de Arte Moderna do Rio de Janeiro (MAM) opened a new exhibition, Temporama, presenting 12 works by Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster, born in 1965 in Strasbourg, France, who now divides her time between Paris and Rio de Janeiro. The exhibition, curated by Pablo León de la Barra, will cover 1,800 square meters on

To Rio and From

To Rio and From

Rodrigo Matheus

Silvia Cintra + Box4 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 10/30/2014 – 12/12/2014

  In his third solo show at Silvia Cintra + Box 4, in Rio de Janeiro, Rodrigo Matheus presents a brand new series of sculptures, installations and collages produced during his stay in Rio after nearly four years abroad. The works are made of postcards sent from Rio de Janeiro to Europe throughout the 20th

  In his third solo show at Silvia Cintra + Box 4, in Rio de Janeiro, Rodrigo Matheus presents a brand new series of sculptures, installations and collages produced during his stay in Rio after nearly four years abroad. The works are made of postcards sent from Rio de Janeiro to Europe throughout the 20th

RE : pùblica RE : pùblica

RE : pùblica

Curated by Estelle Nabeyrat

Museu da Repùblica Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 07/13/2014 – 09/14/2014

If at times gazing out of the window invokes vertigo – just like the predecessors who lived in this place – to feel the void above the street might remind us of other use values. Antonio Clemente Pinto left Portugal for Rio de Janeiro hoping for a better futur. At the age of 25, he

If at times gazing out of the window invokes vertigo – just like the predecessors who lived in this place – to feel the void above the street might remind us of other use values. Antonio Clemente Pinto left Portugal for Rio de Janeiro hoping for a better futur. At the age of 25, he