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BASE gallery on display with feminine vision

In "Anna", two exponents of Brazilian culture exhibit works that attest to the importance and the feminine challenge

A BASE gallery, from Daniel Maranhão, displays "ANNA”, with about of 25 works of Anna Bella Geiger and Anna Maria Maiolino and curation of Paul Azeco. At this time, It is by and highlight the presence of women in the construction and in the nation's socio-cultural criticism. As the curator positions,"Are architects of their history and are part of this important chapter of Latin art as fundamental parts of the feminist struggle".

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The fact of being linked to the cultural scene bustling city of New York years 1950 and 1960, and absorb the aesthetic revolution caused by the Biennial "Pop" of St. Paul 1967, It is key to the start of this exposure. The choice of work prioritized the role as support, both unique works as multiple, the decade of 1960, where its production is of unquestionable importance.

Bureaucracy”, from Anna Bella Geiger, produced during the military dictatorship, "Questions the function and the nature of the work of art under capitalism, reflecting on the coercive power of art as an institution, inquiring about the function, the nature and the restraining power of the Brazilian state, "says Paul Azeco. This work comes with a gouache important visceral series, where the artist superimposed cut cards.

Anna Maria Maiolino participates with some "unique works of established series, as "booklets”, “Drop Marks", And engravings produced in 1967 – Ecce Homo, Glu Glu and Anna - marking its foray into the string and the Pop Art ", says Daniel Maranhão.

"Actions speak louder than words", They say the streets. So, the best record of the importance of artists now are the events in which either protagonists or are involved. “Geiger, has just completed the solo exhibition "Here is the Center”, the Museum of Modern Art, Rio de Janeiro (MAM-RJ), and is preparing for a large single MASP, scheduled to open in the next day 29 November, entitled "Brazil native / alien Brazil”. Already Maiolino, currently with 9 videos on display at MASP, plus a large solo show at the award-winning Whitechapel Gallery, in London. Both have works in the most important museums in the world, such as the MOMA, Tate, Centre Pompidou, Reina Sofia, beyond national MASP, MAM/RJ, MAM / SP, Pinacoteca SP, among others", specified Daniel Maranhão.

"The Annas this exhibition wield his art in a systematic way, each in its own way, as reporting tool of a misogynist culture while pointing at the female north of the times ", define Paul Azeco.

Exhibition: “ANNA”
Artists: Anna Maria Maiolino and Anna Bella Geiger
Curated By: Paul Azeco
Coordination: Daniel Maranhão, Leonardo Servolo, Cassia Saad
Opening: 23 th November of 2019, Saturday, from 15 at 18h
Period: 27 November to 20 th December 2019
Local: gallery Base www.galeriabase.com
Address: Av. 9 July, 5593/11 – Jardim Paulista – São Paulo/SP
Phone: (11) 3071-3614
Timetables: Tuesday to Friday, from 14 at 19h; Saturdays, by appointment
Number of works: 25
Techniques: varied on paper
Dimensions: varied
Price: of R$ 12.000,00 the R $ 120.000,00


Anna Maria Maiolino (Scalea, Italy, 1942).

Painter, sculptor, multimedia artist and designer. Changes in 1954, because of the shortage caused by the post-war, to Caracas, Venezuela, onde estuda na School of Visual Arts Christopher Rojas between 1958 and 1960, year that is transferred to Brazil. Thow highlight of his career Mario Pedrosa Award for best exhibition of the year 1989. In 2012, It was awarded the 1st MASP Mercedes-Benz Award for Visual Arts; in 2017 had his work displayed in a retrospective at MOCA Los Angeles, as well as participation in the 13th Documenta in Kassel, 14Lyon Biennale and 24th and 29th Bienal de São Paulo.

Anna Bella Geiger (Rio de Janeiro, RJ, 1933).

Sculptress, painter, label, designer, intermedia artist and teacher. With training in language and Anglo-Germanic literature, start, in the 1950, his artistic studies.Tas marked on individual, Here is The Center, Wallach Art Gallery, Columbia University, New York (2018); Drawers Memories, Caixa Cultural São Paulo, SP (2018); Physical and Human Geography, MUNTREF, Buenos Aires (2018), La Casa Encendida, Madrid (2017), Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporaneo, Seville (2016). Collective that participated, temos Radical Women, Latin American Art, The Brooklyn Museum, New York (2018); Latin America 1960 – 2013, Cartier Foundation for Contemporary Art, Paris (2013); Modern Women Single Channel 5 Artists, MoMA PS1, New York (2011); 39th Venice Biennale, Venice (1980); PROSPECTIVE 74; São Paulo Biennials, São Paulo (1961 – 1967).

BASE gallery

founded by Daniel Maranhão in 2016, the gallery participated in fairs, expanded its headquarters and, in March 2017, opened its current space. With history on the art market, Daniel was owner of GaleriaSete, in 2012, in Recife. With the creation of BASE gallery, which now also has members Leonardo Servolo and Cassia Saad, expands operations of BASE for primary market, with representation from new artists, doing exhibitions in its space, participating in national and international fairs, and continue the extensive work already started some years ago, actions with works by established artists, contained in its collection.

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