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Ernesto Neto

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A Rua de Rio   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
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Artur Barrio, Ricardo Basbaum, Marcio Botner, Waltercio Caldas, Lygia Clark, Joana Traub Csekö, Ronald Duarte, Guga Ferraz, Anna Bella Geiger, Jorge Mario Jauregui, Lucia Laguna, Laura Lima, Ivens Machado, Anna Maria Maiolino, Antonio Manuel, Cildo Meireles, Simone Michelin, Ernesto Neto, Helio Oiticica, Arthur Omar, Rosana Palazyan, Lygia Pape, Gabriel & Tiago Primo, Dias & Riedweg, Miguel Rio Branco, Evandro Teixeira, Paula Trope, Alexandre Vogler at MuHKA Museum of Contemporary Art Antwerp October 7th, 2011 - January 22nd, 2012
Posted 12/4/11
A Rua (The Street) shows work by twenty artists whose lives and work are closely related to the city of Rio de Janeiro. The exhibition focuses on the development of this art scene over the last four decades, on the one hand with work from the late 60s and early 70s – the wonder years of global conceptualism, in which Brazilian art played a leading part – and on the other work from contemporary movements. A Rua (The Street) shows work by some thirty artists whose lives and work are closely relat... [more]
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Play Things   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
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Ernesto Neto at Tanya Bonakdar Gallery October 11th, 2008 - November 15th, 2008
Posted 11/2/08
Ernesto Neto has long been playing with us. He invites us to play with him and makes his work so that we can enter, interact with and be challenged by it. It is not an over-statement to say that he has done more with Lycra than any other artist. This may not sound like a compliment, but it surely is. Entering his piece The Wisdom of the Parts one feels the joy of walking into a model of the human rib cage, or in fact any mammalian ribcage. The only weakness we might feel is the adult’s aversion... [more]
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