The color of Brazil
From 2 august to 15 January 2016
2and 1st [Gallery B] floor of the exhibition hall
Gallery Talk: 2 August, às 11h
A Art Museum of the river-SEA opens to the public The color of Brazil, exhibition that traces the trajectory of brazilian art from the colonial period to the 21ST century. The show brings together more than 300 parts, from Argentina, of Mexico and other 12 institutions throughout Brazil, which ceded part of their holdings to the most complete anthology of color ever presented in Rio de Janeiro.
The course consists of masterpieces ranging from Frans Post – one of the most important Dutch artists, that in the 17th century participated in expedition by northeastern Brazil – the Tarsila do Amaral, considered the first lady of the national modernism and author of Abaporu (1928) and Antropofagia (1929), world-famous paintings that return to the city for the first time since the beginning of the 20th century. The public will also have the opportunity to enjoy the praise of beauty in colors of Eliseu Visconti and Beatriz Milhazes.
The exhibition will be divided into three galleries. The first of these, entitled The transformation of light and of the ecological environment in color, will be dedicated to the synthetic vision of the landscape. Portraits, landscapes and still lifes yield space for a better selection of Impressionism in Brazil, While the philosophical basis of the change of concept can be understood from the challenge launched by Graça Aranha, that encouraged the artists in the transformation of light into color and Brazilian ecological environment in plastic sensations. In the same environment, the chronology follows to show modernity introduced by Anita Malfatti, Guignard, Goeldi, Portinari, Ismael Ney, Lasar Segall, Antonio Gomide and Flavio de Carvalho, among others.
The second room, Modernity and Autonomy of art, will be formed by several significant cores. The group formed by Henrique Bernardelli, Bruno Lechowski, José Pancetti, Milton Dacosta, Quirino Calvo and Joaquim Tenreiro will picture the emancipation of regionalism for the desire to paint. In the same space, There will also be formed by the concretists cores de são Paulo – Waldemar Cordeiro, Lothar Charoux, Geraldo De Barros, Hermelindo Fiaminghi, Luis Sacilootto and Judith Lund; the neoconcretos-Lygia Clark, Franz Weissmann, Hélio Oiticica, Lygia Pape, Coal Aluisio, Decio Vieira, Willys de Castro, Barsotti and Osmar Dillon; the gestural-Flag, Shiró, Tomie Ohtake, Mabe and Iberê Camargo; as part of the color scene in Rio formed by Eduardo Sued, Manfred Souzaneto and Gonçalo Ivo.
In the third and last room, Opinion, Tropicalia, Generation 80 and color of the 21st century, the focus becomes the color of the river, from movements occurred in the city: the Opinion shows and Tropicalia, the Experimental Room of MAM and Generation 80. To portray the extent of color theme in Brazil for the past six decades, a meeting of the works of Anna Maria Maiolino, Antonio Dias, Carlos Vergara, Roberto Magalhães, Rubens Gerchmann, Wanda Pimentel, Tunga, Anna Bella Geiger, Katie van Scherpenberg and José Maria Dias da Cruz, teachers at the school of Visual Arts of Parque Lage. Reaching the 21ST century, a review of the idea of "national", It has its largest flag icon. The exhibition incorporates the implications and political projects of color today, inquiring if there was an Afro-Brazilian art color.
The color of Brazil has curated by Paulo Herkenhoff and Marcelo Campos. The achievement is the Odeon Institute/Museu de Arte do Rio; production of Maria Clara Rodrigues, the Imago Art Office; with Leila architecture Scaf Rao; and graphic identity of Fernando Milk. To mark the opening of the exhibition, on 2 August, MAR, under the Institute's management Odeon, promotes a Gallery talk, às 11h, with the participation of curators.
Highlights of the shows, by Paulo Herkenhoff
Tarsila do Amaral -The screen Abaporu is emblematic of modernism of Anthropophagy, reveals the culture that absorbs all the contributions in their own language. Of Buenos Aires come the famous Abaporu (1928), key work of brazilian modernism, beyond Antropofagia (1929), of equal significance;
Grimm and Castagneto. Two founders of the brazilian art will be presented by landscapes that demonstrate the wisdom of color;
Eliseu Visconti. The excellence of the Sage color painter singers;
Anita Malfatti. How to understand the impact of the work of Malfatti modernism. Its core will become visible darings in shape and in color;
Three painters will be represented by their works magnas: Antonio Gomide with Portrait of Vera Azevedo (end of the 1850. 1920); the Self-portrait (1927), Ismael Nery, on which it stands between the bread and the Eiffel Tower; and the dramatic and monumental Ship of emigrants (1939) of Lasar Segall.
Volpi. The great artist of brazilian color will be presented by a delicate set of screens of the years 50 and 60, most never exposed on the river.
The Museu de Arte do Rio
The MAR is a space dedicated to art and visual culture. It occupies two buildings on praça Mauá: an eclectic style, which houses the Exhibition Hall; other modernist style, Look where the school's work. The architectural design unites the two buildings with a fluid concrete cover, which refers to a wave - a trademark of the museum -, and a ramp, where visitors come to the exhibition spaces.
An initiative of Prefeitura do Rio in partnership with Fundação Roberto Marinho, the sea has activities that involve collecting, registration, search, preservation and return of cultural property to the community. Proactive support space education and culture, the museum was born with a school - the School Look -, whose proposal is innovative museological: foster the development of an educational program of reference for actions in Brazil and abroad, combining art and education from the curatorial program that guides the institution.
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