Contemporary Art in the Americas Arte Contemporáneo en las Américas
Body and Construction

Body and Construction

Ivens Machado

Carpintaria Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 05/19/2018 – 07/28/2018

  Carpintaria, Fortes D’Aloia & Gabriel’s venue in Rio de Janeiro, presents Corpo e construção [Body and Construction], Ivens Machado’s first gallery exhibition after his sudden passing in 2015. The show presents six sculptures made from 1991 to 2005, a photo tryptic from Performance with Surgical Bandages, 1973, and a series of photographic records of

Ivens Machado. Corpo e construção [Body and Construction]. Exhibition view at Carpintaria, Rio de Janeiro, 2018. © Acervo Ivens Machado. Photo: Eduardo Ortega. Courtesy Fortes D’Aloia & Gabriel, São Paulo/Rio de JaneiroIvens Machado. Sem título [Untitled], 2002. Iron, pigment and cement, 245 x 21 x 22 cm. © Acervo Ivens Machado. Photo: Eduardo Ortega. Courtesy Fortes

Building Material: Process and Form in Brazilian Art

Building Material: Process and Form in Brazilian Art

Rodrigo Cass, Ivens Machado, Paulo Monteiro, and more...

Hauser & Wirth Los Angeles, California, USA 09/14/2017 – 10/18/2017

The exhibition begins with a series of geometric abstractions rendered in Formica by de Barros, along with silver gelatin photographs from both the beginning and end of his career. In their use of Formica, a plastic laminate that became particularly popular and even ubiquitous in Brazilian homes, offices, and stores during the postwar era, de

Erika Verzutti, Flowers, 2017. Papier mache, polystyrene and wax. 53 x 66 x 8 cm | 20 7/8 x 26 x 3 1/8 in. Courtesy Fortes D’Aloia & Gabriel. Photo: Ding Musa Erika Verzutti, Dark Matter, 2016. Papier mache and styrofoam. 51 x 76 x 11 cm | 20 1/8 x 29 7/8 x 4 3/8

Raw of the World

Raw of the World

Ivens Machado

Pivô São Paulo, Brazil 09/04/2016 – 10/29/2016

Curated by Kiki Mazzucchelli The exhibition Raw of the World brings together a set of sculptures, videos and drawings focusing on the first two decades of Machado’s production. Known for his sculptural work, in which he uses raw materials typical of popular construction (such as concrete, rebars, broken glasses, etc.), the artist began his career

Curated by Kiki Mazzucchelli The exhibition Raw of the World brings together a set of sculptures, videos and drawings focusing on the first two decades of Machado’s production. Known for his sculptural work, in which he uses raw materials typical of popular construction (such as concrete, rebars, broken glasses, etc.), the artist began his career