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Contributors to issue #56 of ARTE!Brasileiros

Editorial: image, power relations and paradigm shiftBy Patricia Rousseaux


Read the editorial of issue #56 of arte!brasileiros, by Patricia Rousseaux

70 years of successes and mistakes By Leonor Amarante


Created in 1951, the main artistic event in the country and one of the most relevant in the world, Bienal de São Paulo completes seven decades, surpassing the times of the dictatorship and holding remarkable events - some more, some less

“Bienal of Hope” romanticizes catastrophes By Fabio Cypriano


It's dark but I sing", at Ibirapuera Park, brings together significant and aestheticizing groups of Brazilian artists, but leaves transgressive activities to the past; read the review

Inhotim and art as a “vaccine for the soul”By Marcos Grinspum Ferraz


Open-air contemporary art museum and Botanical Garden, Inhotim seeks to overcome difficult times through new partnerships and with the inauguration of works by Lucia Koch, Rommulo Vieira Conceição and Aleksandra Mir

A privileged place to rethink history By Maria Hirszman


After extensive renovation, Museu Paulista, in Ipiranga, should reopen in 2022 with physical and conceptual adaptations, establishing new correlations between past and present that do not perpetuate stagnant visions and consolidated discourses of power.

Casa do Pontal Museum gains a secure headquarters By Marcos Grinspum Ferraz


After a decade of problems with floods, Casa do Pontal Museum moves its grandiose collection of popular art to its new headquarters in the Barra da Tijuca neighborhood of Rio de Janeiro

A differentiated gallery hits the marketBy Leonor Amarante


Still with plans and projects open and in the search for new dialogues, Marli Matsumoto Arte Contemporânea gallery occupies, with a zen atmosphere, a modernist construction in Vila Madalena

African and indigenous matrices in the work of Regina VaterBy Leonor Amarante


Exhibition "A Celebration for the GOoD Time" traces 40 years of production by the artist/activist who understands nature, man and their ancestry as inseparable elements

About the image policy By Fabio Cypriano


In nine works, the exhibition at Sesc Pompeia presents a set of works by the Chilean artist Alfredo Jaar, his questions about photography and his interest in the politics of images

Carolina's wordsBy Luzia Gomes


Exhibition "Carolina Maria de Jesus: a Brazil for Brazilians", at Instituto Moreira Salles in São Paulo, presents us with the possibilities of dialogue between literary art by black authors and exhibition spaces beyond a biographical perspective

Idea, reflection and image in Luiz BragaBy Mateus Nunes


Exhibition at Instituto Tomie Ohtake, curated by Paulo Miyada and Priscyla Gomes, brings together for the first time a set of color portraits made by Luiz Braga in the last four decades, recognized

Beyond the Week of 22By Maria Hirszman and Marcos Grinspum Ferraz


Expansion of the debate on Brazilian modernism guides exhibitions in large institutions, highlighting the role of decorative and applied arts and the production of names such as John Graz and the Gomide brothers

Lygia Clark by Yve-Alain BoisBy Yve-Alain Bois


In the context of the exhibition "Lygia Clark (1920-1988) 100 years", at Pinakotheke Cultural, the arte!brasileiros publishes excerpts from essays by French curator and art historian Yve-Alain Bois, who recalls his experience with the famous Brazilian artist

The intertwined times of Rosângela Rennó By Maria Hirszman


Exhibition at Estação Pinacoteca presents a wide range of researches developed by the artist from Minas Gerais over 35 years of career, most of them having as main elements memory and photographic image.

Never like now: the recent paintings by No Martins By Claudinei Roberto da Silva


With large works that contradict narratives in which need and violence are immediately associated with the daily lives of black people, the artist presents an artistic project that understands its social and historical dimension.

From ancestry to new technologies By Giulia Garcia


PIPA 2021 awards Castiel Vitorino Brasileiro, Denilson Baniwa, Ilê Sartuzi, Marcela Bonfim and Ventura Profana, pointing out poignant issues in Brazilian contemporary art

inglorious bastards by Miguel Groisman


Anonymous Instagram meme profiles - like @freeze_magazine, @jerrygogosian and @newmemeseum - risk shrewd criticism of the art world, its quirks and flirting with unsustainable business models

Beiguelman's virus imagesBy Mateus Nunes


Mateus Nunes writes to arte!brasileiros on "Image Policies: Surveillance and Resistance", new book by Giselle Beiguelman

The image that intended to change the perception of the world By Simonetta Persichetti


In the debut of her new column, Simonetta Persichetti analyzes the strength of the image of the attack on the Twin Towers, which became a mark of the change in the historical context

political poetics By Fabio Cypriano


Frestas - Arts Triennale, at Sesc de Sorocaba, which is already being called “Sorokassel”, addresses the dramas of the contemporary world in a lyrical way