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Geraldo de Barros' work "Sobras" in exclusive publication

Tag: Geraldo de Barros/ Sobras/ Sobras series


The french publisher Chose Commune launches this month the book Sobras, the first international publication dedicated to the latest work of Geraldo de Barros conceived in the 1990s. The book stands at the intersection between a historical tribute and a book of artist and is the theme of a lecture on April 20th held by Fabiana de Barros and the editors responsable for this publication, the lecture will be at the Musée de l'Elysée, Lausanne, Switzerland.

For more more information please visit the publisher's website.

Geraldo de Barros and Waldemar Cordeiro in commemorative exhibition

Tag: Geraldo de Barros / Waldemar Cordeiro/ 100 anniversary of Russian Revolution

Geraldo de Barros, série Fotoformas, 1949 Waldemar Cordeiro, Untitled, 1958

To commemorate the centenary of the 1917 October Revolution in Russia, the Zentrum Paul Klee and the Kunstmuseum Bern will present the exhibition The Revolution is dead on April 13. Long live the Revolution!. Curated by Kathleen Bühler, Michael Baumgartner and Fabienne Eggelhöfer, presents a panorama of artistic production also probing on how art reflects social revolution, with a scope that ranges from the Russian avant-garde to the minimal and conceptual art of the 1960s and 70s. Among the artists selected to compose the show are Geraldo de Barros, who presents nine photos from the series Fotoformas, and Waldemar Cordeiro, with three paintings of the 1950s. The exhibition can be visited until July 9th.

For more information please visit the museum's website.

Waldemar Cordeiro participates in a collective exhibition at the Reina Sofia museum that honors the Brazilian critic Mario Pedrosa

Tags: Waldemar Cordeiro / Mario Pedrosa / Museo Reina Sofia

Waldemar Cordeiro, Untitled, 1952

The Reina Sofia Museum presents from April 27th the exhibition De la Naturaleza Afectiva de la Forma. With the curatorship by Gabriel Pérez-Barreiro and Michelle Sommer, the exhibition honours the Brazilian critic Mario Pedrosa (Pernambuco, 1900 - Rio de Janeiro, 1981).


Recognizing the undeniable influence of the intellectual in Brazilian art as well as his prestige within the international art scene, the show features great names of the artistic world, seeking to investigate through their artworks the critic’s interest in art.


Among the artists selected for the exhibition is Waldemar Cordeiro, exponent of Brazilian concrete art, presenting a work from 1952.


The exhibition remains onview until October 16th. For more information please visit the museum's website.

Caio Reisewitz presents new series on exhibition dedicated to Paulo Mendes da Rocha at MuBE

Tags: Caio Reisewitz / Lendro Erlich/ MuBE

Caio Reisewitz, Casa Gerassi I, 2017

The Museu Brasileiro da Escultura (Brazilian Museum of Sculpture - MuBE) presents the exhibition Pedra no Céu – Arte e Arquitetura de Paulo Mendes da Rocha  (Stone in the Sky- Art and Architecture by Paulo Mendes da Rocha), which gathers more than 50 works by 25 artists. Curated by Cauê Alves and Guilherme Wisnik, the exhibition aims to present a dialogue between art and the architecture by Paulo Mendes da Rocha, the architect who projected the museum.


Among the 25 artists selected to compose the exhibition is Caio Reisewitz (São Paulo, 1967). The artist presents in the collective 12 new works where the parallel drawn between art and architecture is well evidenced.


The Argentine artist Leandro Erlich ( Buenos Aires, 1973) also composes the group of artist on display with his work "El Avion", 2011.


The show remains on display until July 2nd. For more information please visit the museum's website.

Regina Silveira presents new work in exhibition dedicated to Yoko Ono

Tags: Regina Silveira / Yoko Ono / Tomie Ohtake

Regina Silveira, Matar a sede, 2017

Tomie Ohtake presents until May 28th the exhibition O céu ainda é azul, você sabe…(The sky remains blue, you know…). Curated by Gunnar B. Kvaran, an Icelandic critic and the director of the Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, the exhibition features a retrospective of Yoko Ono’s production, bringing together in the institute about 65 works of the artist from the Instruction series.


Among the selected works that compose the show is "Water Events" (1971), where Yoko Ono invites other artists to create pieces that should be dedicated to a social cause. For the occasion Regina Silveira (Porto Alegre, 1939) developed the new work "Matar a Sede", 2017.


The exhibition "O céu continua azul, voce sabe" remains on view until May 28th. For more information please visit the institution's website.