The exhibition will emphasize the articulation and shift between concretist and neo-concretist art.
León Ferrari, Sin titulo, 1964 Pen and ink on paper 19 x 12 inches January 28 – March 5, 2011 Haunch of Venison is pleased to announce León Ferrari’s first solo gallery exhibition in New York since his acclaimed Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) exhibition Tangled Alphabets: León Ferrari and Mira Schendel in 2009. The celebrated museum exhibition was the ninety-year-old Argentinian’s first major exhibition in the United States despite being lauded as one of […]
February 7 – April 11, 2010 For the 100th birthday of the philosopher Max Bense, ZKM will present an exhibition showing his international impact on the fine arts and literature, which can be compared to that of Umberto Eco and Marshall McLuhan. The exhibition, which carries forth the ZKM series “Philosophy and Art,” presents Bense as poet and author, scholar of the arts and literature, as well as exhibition curator and publicist. Bense, who was […]
Mira Schendel, Untitled- ‘Notebook’ series’, c. 1970 Letraset on paper, 22.5 x 22.5 x 7cm June 2 – July 11, 2009 Stephen Friedman Gallery presents an exhibition of monotypes and other works from the Estate of the Brazilian artist Mira Schendel (b. 1919, Zurich d. 1988, São Paulo). This two-part exhibition encompasses an in-depth survey of the artist’s works and includes seminal drawings from the 1960s and paintings, objects and collages from the 1950s to the […]
Curator Luis Perez-Oramas introduces the exhibition Leon Ferrari and Mira Schendel: Tangled Alphabets at MoMA. Scroll over to play video. View the exhibition site at www.moma.org/tangledalphabets.
León Ferrari, Planet, 1979 Stainless steel, 51 inches diameter Collection Museum of Modern Art April 5 – June 15, 2009 León Ferrari (Argentine, b. 1920) and Mira Schendel (Brazilian, b. Switzerland, 1919–1988) are considered among the most significant artists working in Latin America during the second half of the twentieth century. Their works address language as a major visual subject matter: the visual body of language, the embodiment of voices as words and gestures, and language […]
Installation view September 5 — October 5, 2008 Eleven Rivington presents a group exhibition of Brazilian artists titled ACTIVE FORMS. Curated by Fernanda Arruda, it brings together abstract works on paper and sculpture by Edgard de Souza, Marcius Galan, Mira Schendel and Camila Sposati. The show expands on the rich and significant history of Latin American conceptual abstraction and provides a contemporary view as it is practiced by a current generation – and contextualized […]
Hélio Oiticica, Metaesquema No. 348, 1958 Gouache on board, 18 1/8 x 22 3/4 inches New Perspectives in Latin American Art, 1930–2006: Selections from a Decade of Acquisitions thru February 25, 2008 This exhibition presents some two hundred works by Latin American artists that have been added to the collection over the past ten years. The works on view embrace several artistic mediums and comprises a variety of styles, from early modernism and geometric […]