Contemporary Art in the Americas Arte Contemporáneo en las Américas
Djanira: Picturing Brazil Djanira: Picturing Brazil

Djanira: Picturing Brazil

Djanira da Motta e Silva

Museu de Arte de São Paulo São Paulo, Brazil 03/01/2019 – 05/19/2019

This is the first large monographic exhibition dedicated to the work of Djanira da Motta e Silva (Avaré, São Paulo, 1914–1979, Rio de Janeiro) since her death, forty years ago. Largely self-taught and coming from a working background, the artist emerged on the Brazilian art scene in the 1940s. Although she developed a solid career

Djanira da Motta, Candomblé (Estudo de mural) (1967). Guache, 60 x 90 cm, Museus Castro Maya collection – IBRAM/MinC, Rio de Janeiro, photo: Jamie Acioli Djanira da Motta, Onírico (1950). Oil on canvas, 70,5 x 89,5 cm, Evandro Carneiro collection, Rio de Janeiro, photo: Jaime Acioli Djanira da Motta, Mina de Ferro, Itabira, MG (1976). Acrylic on wood, 220,5 x

Histórias afro-atlânticas Histórias afro-atlânticas

Histórias afro-atlânticas

Group show

Instituto Tomie Ohtake & Museu de Arte de São Paulo São Paulo, Brazil 06/28/2018 – 10/21/2018

More than 400 works, over five centuries of production, from around 210 artists from Brazil and abroad, from various contexts and times, occupy both institutions. At Instituto Tomie Ohtake, two exhibition rooms will be occupied, while at MASP all the temporary exhibition spaces will be dedicated to the show. Among the participating artists there are

Group show. Exhibition view of Histórias afro-atlânticas at Museu de Arte de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil, 2018. Courtesy of MASP and Instituto Tomie Ohtake Group show. Exhibition view of Histórias afro-atlânticas at Museu de Arte de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil, 2018. Courtesy of MASP and Instituto Tomie Ohtake Group show. Exhibition view of Histórias afro-atlânticas at Museu de Arte de