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Construções afro-atlânticas Construções afro-atlânticas

Construções afro-atlânticas

Rubem Valentim

Museu de Arte de São Paulo São Paulo, Brazil 11/14/2018 – 03/10/2019

The exhibition Construções afro-atlânticas (Afro-Atlantic Constructions), at the Museu de Arte de São Paulo (MASP), features 90 artworks by the painter, sculptor and printmaker Rubem Valentim (Salvador, 1922 – São Paulo, 1991), a fundamental figure of Brazilian art and Afro-Atlantic histories in the 20th century. The exhibition was curated by Fernando Oliva (Maria Auxiliadora: vida cotidiana, pintura

Rubem Valentim. Relevo Emblema n. 10 (1977). Collection of Museu de Arte Moderna da Bahia. Credits: Andrew Kemp Rubem Valentim. Relevo Emblema n. 4 (1977). Collection of Museu de Arte Moderna da Bahia. Credits: Andrew Kemp Rubem Valentim. Construções afro-atlânticas (2018). Installation view. Image courtesy of MASP The exhibition Construções afro-atlânticas (Afro-Atlantic Constructions), at the Museu de Arte

Mãe África

Mãe África

Pierre Verger and Rubem Valentim

Galeria Berenice Arvani São Paulo, Brazil 11/14/2018 – 01/11/2019

The Berenice Arvani Gallery presents Mother Africa: Pierre Verger and Rubem Valentim, an exhibition that contemplates the production of two great names in national art. Curated by Celso Fioravante, the exhibition is composed of 12 photographs of the Parisian resident in Salvador, Pierre Verger (1902-1996), made in the 40s and 50s; and 14 works by

Rubem Valentim, Relevo Emblema (1979). Image courtesy: Berenice Arvani Gallery Pierre Verger, Salvador (1948-1979). Image courtesy: Berenice Arvani Gallery Mãe África: Pierre Verger e Rubem Valentim (2018). Installation view. Image courtesy: Berenice Arvani Gallery The Berenice Arvani Gallery presents Mother Africa: Pierre Verger and Rubem Valentim, an exhibition that contemplates the production of two great names in national art.

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