Contemporary Art in the Americas Arte Contemporáneo en las Américas
Ruido

Ruido

Ale Mazzarolo

SOMA Galería Curitiba, Paraná, Brasil 02/26/2019 – 04/30/2019

El espacio I do not want to make a painting: I want to open up space, create a new dimension, tie in the cosmos, as it endlessly expands beyond the confining plane of the picture.  —Lucio Fontana in Exhibition Catalogue, 1966 La determinación de un loco en producción espacial y disociado de los mamparos tradicionales

Ale Mazzarolo, Ruido (2019). Vista de instalación. Imagen cortesía de SOMA Galería Ale Mazzarolo, Ruido (2019). Vista de instalación. Imagen cortesía de SOMA Galería Ale Mazzarolo, Ruido (2019). Vista de instalación. Imagen cortesía de SOMA Galería El espacio I do not want to make a painting: I want to open up space, create a new dimension, tie in

Litro por kilo Litro por kilo

Litro por kilo

Rodrigue Mouchez & Mano Penalva

Massapê Projetos São Paulo, Brazil 04/06/2019 – 04/13/2019

Permutable Una lona amarilla estirada de las cuatro esquinas del espacio filtra la luz que cae del techo de la sala. Un dibujo realizado con hojas de palmas cubre gran parte de los muros alterando la textura de las paredes y creando motivos aparentemente aleatorios. Dos paraguas de fieltro—usados por los vendedores ambulantes como mostradores

Rodrigue Mouchez, Dois copos Jamaica (2019). Hibiscus tinted wood, fixative, glasses, water, rubber band, nail. 16 x 32 x 20 cm. Exhibition view of Litro por kilo, Massapê Projetos, São Paulo, Brazil, 2019 Exhibition view of Litro por kilo, Massapê Projetos, São Paulo, Brazil, 2019 Mano Penalva, Céu cruzado (detail) (2019). Felt umbrella, plastic pearl earings,

Estados de Exceçao

Estados de Exceçao

André Komatsu

Die Ecke Arte Contemporáneo Santiago, Chile 11/17/2018 – 01/26/2019

Die Ecke Arte Contemporáneo y la Galería Vermelho presentan la exposición Estados de Exceçao del artista brasileño André Komatsu. El estado de excepción es una situación temporal de restricciones de los derechos y concentración del poder, que, al estar presente, aproxima de un “estado” de régimen democrático a un “estado” de régimen autoritario y es

André Komatsu, Candango, 2018. Imagen cortesía de Álvaro Mardones André Komatsu, Volátil # 13, 2016-2018. Imagen cortesía de Álvaro Mardones André Komatsu, Estados de Exceçao. Vista de instalación, Die Ecke, Santiago, 2018. Imagen cortesía de Álvaro Mardones Die Ecke Arte Contemporáneo y la Galería Vermelho presentan la exposición Estados de Exceçao del artista brasileño André Komatsu.

AI-5 50 YEARS – it still isn’t over yet AI-5 50 YEARS – it still isn’t over yet

AI-5 50 YEARS – it still isn’t over yet

Curated by Paulo Miyada

Instituto Tomie Ohtake Sao Paulo 09/04/2018 – 11/04/2018

“What is the purpose of an art institution in a country like Brazil, today, in 2018? Even though this doesn’t directly reach the spectators, this is a question that Instituto Tomie Ohtake’s employees face every day, dealing with the responsibilities intrinsic to the work they develop. There are several different answers for this question and

AI-5 50 YEARS – still hasn’t ended yet. Installation view at Instituto Tomie Ohtake, 2018. Photo courtesy of Instituto Tomie Ohtake AI-5 50 YEARS – still hasn’t ended yet. Installation view at Instituto Tomie Ohtake, 2018. Photo courtesy of Instituto Tomie Ohtake. AI-5 50 YEARS – still hasn’t ended yet. Instalation View at Instituto Tomie

Anna Bella Geiger: Circa MMXVIII Anna Bella Geiger: Circa MMXVIII

Anna Bella Geiger: Circa MMXVIII

Anna Bella Geiger

Solar dos Abacaxis Río de Janeiro, Brasil 09/29/2018 –

Curaduría y texto por Bernardo Mosqueira A mediados del siglo XX, cuando ya era un edificio centenario, el Solar dos Abacaxis pasó a tener como propietaria a una importante poeta y feminista brasileña llamada Anna Amélia de Queiroz Carneiro de Mendonça. Esta enérgica visionaria defendía los derechos de las mujeres y de lxs estudiantes e

Anna Bella Geiger. CIRCA MMXVIII. Vista de instalación en Solar dos Abacaxis, 2018. Foto por Renato Mangolin. Imagen cortesía de Solar dos Abacaxis Anna Bella Geiger. CIRCA MMXVIII. Vista de instalación en Solar dos Abacaxis, 2018. Foto por Renato Mangolin. Imagen cortesía de Solar dos Abacaxis Anna Bella Geiger. CIRCA MMXVIII. Vista de instalación en Solar

Radical Women: Latin American Art, 1960-1985 Radical Women: Latin American Art, 1960-1985

Radical Women: Latin American Art, 1960-1985

Curated by Cecilia Fajardo-Hill and Andrea Giunta

Pinacoteca de São Paulo São Paulo, Brasil 08/18/2018 – 11/19/2018

From August 18 to November 19, 2018, the Pinacoteca de São Paulo, a museum of the Secretariat of Culture of the State of São Paulo, presents the major group exhibition Radical Women: Latin American Art, 1960-1985, on display on the first floor of the Pinacoteca. Curated by British Venezuelan art historian and curator Cecilia Fajardo-Hill

Radical Women: Latin American Art 1960-1985. Installation view at Pinacoteca de São Paulo, Brasil, 2018. Image courtesy of Pinacoteca de São Paulo Radical Women: Latin American Art 1960-1985. Installation view at Pinacoteca de São Paulo, Brasil, 2018. Image courtesy of Pinacoteca de São Paulo Radical Women: Latin American Art 1960-1985. Installation view at Pinacoteca de

The real world does not take flight The real world does not take flight

The real world does not take flight

Rodrigo Hernández

Pivô São Paulo, Brasil 09/02/2018 – 10/27/2018

Pivô presents The real world does not take flight in its Annual Exhibitions Programme. This is the first solo show in Brazil by Mexican artist Rodrigo Hernández and is the outcome of a two months residency at Pivô, where the artist developed cardboard sculptures and an installation directly in the exhibition space. The title is appropriated from the

Rodrigo Hernández. The real world does not take flight. Installation at Pivô, São Paulo 2018. Image courtesy of the artist and Pivô Rodrigo Hernández. The real world does not take flight. Installation at Pivô, São Paulo 2018. Image courtesy of the artist and Pivô Rodrigo Hernández. The real world does not take flight. Installation at Pivô,

RISE RISE

RISE

Bárbara Wagner & Benjamin de Burca

Fortes D’Aloia & Gabriel | Galeria São Paulo, Brasil 09/04/2018 – 10/06/2018

Fortes D’Aloia & Gabriel presents RISE, the first exhibition by Bárbara Wagner & Benjamin de Burca at Galeria, showing the most recent film collaboration from the duo. Commissioned by AGYU (Art Gallery of York University, Toronto), the piece investigates the musical universe of a community of young poets, rappers, and singers who meet weekly at a community center

Bárbara Wagner & Benjamin de Burca. RISE. Courtesy Fortes D’Aloia & Gabriel, São Paulo/Rio de Janeiro. Bárbara Wagner & Benjamin de Burca. RISE. Courtesy Fortes D’Aloia & Gabriel, São Paulo/Rio de Janeiro. Bárbara Wagner & Benjamin de Burca. RISE. Courtesy Fortes D’Aloia & Gabriel, São Paulo/Rio de Janeiro. Fortes D’Aloia & Gabriel presents RISE, the

33ª Bienal de São Paulo, Brasil 33ª Bienal de São Paulo, Brasil

33ª Bienal de São Paulo, Brasil

Por Germano Dushá São Paulo, Brasil 09/07/2018 – 12/09/2018

White-label Bienal At the beginning of September, the first edition of the Bienal de São Paulo was opened to the public after the coup d’état, which in August 2016 resulted in the impeachment of the then President, Dilma Rousseff. During this period, Brazil experienced its most heightened political turmoil in recent history and, currently, it

Installation view of Wura-Natasha Ogunji’s exhibition. 33rd Bienal de São Paulo: Affective Affinities, 2018. © Leo Eloy / Estúdio Garagem / Bienal de São Paulo Foundation White-label Bienal A principios de septiembre abrió al público la primera edición de la Bienal de São Paulo realizada tras el golpe de Estado que en agosto de 2016

Valeska Soares: Entrementes

Valeska Soares: Entrementes

Valeska Soares

Pinacoteca de São Paulo São Paulo, Brasil 08/04/2018 – 09/22/2018

The Pinacoteca de São Paulo, a museum of the São Paulo State Secretariat for Culture, presents the exhibition Valeska Soares: Entrementes [In the Meantime] from August 4 to October 22, 2018. Curated by Júlia Rebouças, the exhibition occupies the fourth floor and the entrance space of Pina Estação and presents a selection of Valeska Soares’

Exhibition view of Valeska Soares: Entrementes at Pinacoteca de São Paulo, 2018. Courtesy of Pinacoteca de São Paulo Exhibition view of Valeska Soares: Entrementes at Pinacoteca de São Paulo, 2018. Courtesy of Pinacoteca de São Paulo Exhibition view of Valeska Soares: Entrementes at Pinacoteca de São Paulo, 2018. Courtesy of Pinacoteca de São Paulo The