Agenda: Check out the highlights from week 10 to 16/3

Volpi wins solo show at the Museum of Modern Art of Bahia, imagery about Jamaica is deconstructed in an exhibition at Sesc 24 de Maio, MASP opens exhibitions by Maria Auxiliadora and Aleijadinho and a new space at Central Galeria is inaugurated with a collective O Lugar do Centro

Mary Help of Christians, 'The preparation of girls', 1972
Mary Help of Christians, 'The preparation of girls', 1972

Maria Auxiliadora: everyday life, painting and resistance, individual at MASP, from 10/3

Organized into seven sections, referring to recurring themes in Maria Auxiliadora's work, the exhibition at MASP takes place after 37 years since the artist's last solo show. Rescuing Maria's work, MASP brings together the Candomblé, Manifestações, Autorretratos, Casais, Rural, Urban and Interiores groups. According to the museum, “this exhibition aims to renew interest in this fundamental Brazilian artist, beyond the prejudiced, paternalistic and narrow categories of 'naïf' or 'primitive' art.” Also at MASP and on the same day, the exhibition Imagens do Aleijadinho, which brings together dozens of works by the Minas Gerais artist Antônio Francisco Lisboa, will be open for visitors.


Beth Lesser, 'Michael Palmer', 1984.
Beth Lesser, 'Michael Palmer', 1984.

Jamaica, Jamaica, collective at Sesc 24 de Maio, from 15/3.

With the intention of opening up the range of images when thinking about Jamaica, the exhibition at Sesc 24 de Maio brings a variety of images that go far beyond Bob Marley. The country's complex history extends beyond music, and its roots go deep into the days of enslavement of black people, harking back to traditional forms of song and dance inherited from colonization. The curatorship is by Sébastien Carayol.


Alfredo Volpi, 'Flags and Masts', 70s
Alfredo Volpi, 'Flags and Masts', 70s

Volpi, solo show at the Museum of Modern Art of Bahia, from 16/3.

Curated by Sylvio Nery, the Bahian capital will receive 33 works by Alfredo Volpi, covering a period of the painter's activity from 1940 to the 1970s. The exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art of Bahia is the result of an effort by the museum to to promote art and place Salvador in the Brazilian art circuit with greater determination. The exhibition is a great partnership between institutions, organized by MAM-BA and produced and supported by Instituto Alfredo Volpi de Arte Moderna, Galeria Almeida & Dale, both in São Paulo, and Paulo Darzé Galeria de Arte, in Salvador.


Cícero Alves dos Santos, 'O Bocudo', 2014.
Cícero Alves dos Santos, 'O Bocudo', 2014.

Veio: The imagination of wood, solo show at Itaú Cultural, opening on 14/3

Itaú Cultural presents an exhibition that brings together part of the vast work of the sculptor Véio, born in 1947 in the interior of Sergipe – where he still lives today. Curated by Agnaldo Farias and Carlos Augusto Calil, Véio – the Imagination of Madeira brings to the public, for the first time outside the Sertão Sertão, pieces from the collection that the artist keeps in his home and that dialogue with the daily life of the sertanejo people.

Erwin Olaf, The Dancing School, 2004.
Erwin Olaf, The Dancing School, 2004.

Erwin Olaf: Tension, solo show at the Museum of Image and Sound in São Paulo, opening on 10/3

Tensão features 22 photos and seven video installations produced by Erwin Olaf over the last fifteen years. The artist's work seeks to recognize essential traits of contemporary life, such as isolation and loneliness, the communication barriers that separate individuals, the frustrated search for pleasure, the clash of desires, the speed of the passage of time and the imposed standards. advertising and the fashion industry.

Guto Lacaz, 'mondrimobile', 2001
Guto Lacaz, 'mondrimobile', 2001

The Center Place, collective exhibition at Central Galeria, opening on 10/3

The exposure The Center Place inaugurates the new space at Central Galeria – in the historic building of the IAB (Instituto dos Arquitetos do Brasil), located in the center of the city – punctually discusses the meanings of the word “center” and its various domains, derived from geometry, composition, urbanism, mechanics, geopolitics, etc. The selection of works, consequently, permeates various media, such as video, painting, objects and installations, all of them dealing, in their own way, with an idea of ​​center”. The collective is curated by the artist Artur Lescher and twelve artists participate: Eduardo Basualdo, Laura Belém, Nelson Felix, Marcius Galan, Cao Guimarães, Carmela Gross, Guto Lacaz, Laura Lima, Milton Machado, Odires Mihlaslo, Rodrigo Sassi, Otavio Schipper and the Street Situations Collective.

 

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