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Works left to right: Figure in the Studio - 2000 | Interior II - 2016 | II Limits - 2016. Photo: Disclosure.

With great visitation, the exhibition "Limits", the carioca artist Marcos Duprat, continues until 17 February, at the national library, in Rio de Janeiro

Attracting large audience at Espaço Cultural Eliseu Visconti, at the national library, the exhibition "Limits”, the artist carioca Marcos Duprat, keep playing until the day 17 February. Admission is free and the show also offers guided tours, from 10:30 to 4:00 pm, from Tuesday to Friday. The works that focus on reflexes and divers have attracted the attention of the public who takes refuge from the intense heat of the city in space that is located in the Centre of Rio de Janeiro.

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The exhibition brings together 70 works on paper and canvas that discuss the transformations of the artist in his pictorial language of figurative – or the image that describes the visible reality – for the creation of spaces and oneiric and chromatic landscapes where the light is the leading element and articulation. The technique of Duprat is the varnish, in the color results from the superposition of layered pigments. On screen the means employed is the oil, While on paper it uses oil, oily pastel, watercolor and pencil.

After a period of eight years, his last exhibition in Rio de Janeiro, and a stay of three years in Nepal, Duprat one finds the carioca public that shows that illustrates stages of their maturation and transformation of their plastic language throughout 40 years work.

Marcos Duprat

Marcos Duprat. Foto: Divulgação.

Marcos Duprat. Photo: Disclosure.

Born in Rio de Janeiro 1944, Marcos Duprat He maintained throughout his life and constant diplomatic the flow of his work. The influences of his artistic training in Rio de Janeiro and in the U.S., as well as later of seven years spent in Europe and nine in Asia, left clear traces in your work. Nevertheless, the visual record is unique and remains consistent. With his artistic training began in the MAM of Rio de Janeiro, continued with the master of fine arts degree in Washington, D. C, where he made his first individual exhibition, in 1977. Held numerous individual exhibitions in Brazil, among which meets mark those at MASP (1979 and 1988), on the MAC (1995), at the Pinacoteca do Estado de São Paulo (2006) and in the MUBE, Brazilian Museum of Sculpture (2015), in São Paulo. In Rio de Janeiro highlight shows at Centro Cultural Correios (1995 and 2008), the Cultural Institute Villa Maurina (1996) and in the CCBB (1999). Abroad also numerous exhibitions in museums, among which the Centro Culturale San Fedele, in Milan (1990), the National Museum of Hungary (1993), the Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Montevideo (1999), the Metropolitan Teien Art Museum, in Tokyo (2003), and the Sidhartha Art Foundation in Kathmandu (2013). He exhibited in galleries in Brazil and abroad and his works are in the collections of the above related institutions, as well as in private collections.


Exhibition: "Limits" – Marcos Duprat
Period: From 22 November to 17 February 2017. Free Entry
From Tuesday to Friday, das 10h às 17h. Saturday, from 10:30 to 2:00 pm.
Guided tours : From Tuesday to Friday, from 10:30 to 4:00 pm.

Local : Eliseu Visconti Cultural space – National Library – Mexico Street s/n – Centro

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