Lygia Clark: Estudos e Maquete, Alison Jacques Gallery, London, United Kindom

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Lygia Clark, Bicho – em si (Creature – in itself), 1962 Aluminium 12 x 9 x 8 inches September 8 – October 9, 2010 My fundamental problem is the exercise of freedom, taking into account what I already am and that which I have been transformed into by my work.’ Lygia Clark One of the most original artists of the twentieth century, Lygia Clark (1920 – 1988) transformed the practice of geometric abstraction with a […]

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In Memoriam: Rubem Ludolf (1932-2010)

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Rubem Ludolf, Untitled, 2004 Oil on canvas 80 x 100 cm Considered one of the top names in Brazilian neoconcretism, painter, architect and landscaper Rubem Ludolf died aged 78 on Monday, July 26, in Rio de Janeiro. Victim of an aneurysm in the aorta, the artist was admitted for ten days in the Samaritan Hospital. Self-taught in the early career in the mid-1950s, Ludolf was a student of Ivan Serpa Free Course in Painting from […]

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Dimensions of Constructive Art in Brazil: The Adolpho Leirner Collection, Museum Haus Konstruktiv, Zurich, Switzerland

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Helio Oiticica Vermelho cortando o branco, 1958 Oil on canvas, 52 x 60 cm The Adolpho Leirner Collection of Brazilian Constructive Art at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston & Projeto Helio Oiticica November 19, 2009 – February 21, 2010 Haus Konstruktiv completes its exhibition programme for 2009 with the presentation of one of the most significant collections of Brazilian Concrete-Constructive art: “Dimensions of Constructive Art in Brazil” showcases for the first time in Europe […]

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Helio Oiticica: Drawings, 1954-58, Galerie Lelong, New York, NY

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Helio Oiticica, Metaesquema 167, 1956 Gouache on board, 16 x 16 1/8 inches December 17 – February 6, 2010 Drawings, 1954–58 brings together over twenty rare works by the Brazilian artist Hélio Oiticica (1937–1980), a pioneer in Modernism and multi-disciplinary practice whose works-on-paper have not yet been exhibited independently. The exhibition features works from the artist’s three major drawing series: Grupo Frente, Sêco, and Metaesquema. Hélio Oiticica: Drawings, 1954–58 will be on view at Galerie […]

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