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Gustavo Rezende inaugurates new installation at Bandeirante House

Artist takes up property built between the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries with installation from 40 meters in length, performed with 70 tons of crushed stone. Opening on Saturday, 06/04, to 11 hours. Free entrance

The House of the Bandeirante - City Museum, equipment Municipal Culture Bureau, receives the temporary installation "The logic of place", Gustavo Rezende, from Saturday, day 06 April. The three dimensional structure of 40 meters length model, made of granite stones, through the historic house, showing its vernacular aspects and also its use.

With the implementation of wall 1, 2 M high, and about 70 tons, Gustavo Rezende associates architecture, space and history, holding its largest outdoor installation to date. The installation, advancing 16 meters beyond the length of the house, highlights several layers of meanings and procedures relating to the construction and use thereof, emphasizing the social and aesthetic relations that permeate the space, second Rezende.

"This bridge between the building built between the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries and contemporary art offers a new reading for this historic site, renewing its importance as the reconnects with our reality. The house incorporates the work and creates a new place ", declares the artist.

With the installation, the public who attends the Bandeirante House does not access inside, and it is precisely this impediment that makes you pay attention to the use of architecture as a work, who now works as urban intervention, proposing a discussion on art, architecture and place, and the implications across disciplines.

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Gustavo Rezende (1960) lives and works in São Paulo. He graduated in architecture from the Faculty of Fine Arts of São Paulo, a master's degree at Goldsmith's College (London), and a PhD in Visual Poetics at ECA-USP. From the years 1980, is exhibiting works in solo and group shows in important institutions museum. private and public collections retain several of his works, highlighting the MAM-SP's collection, MAC-USP, Pinacoteca do Estado de São Paulo and MAM-RJ. Currently, teaches at the School of Visual Arts and Architecture at FAAP.

About the Museum of the City of São Paulo

The Museum of the City of São Paulo is a network of distributed historic homes in various parts of the city. Currently, its architectural collection consists of the Solar da Marquesa de Santos, Alley Pinto, House 1 / Home Image, Casa do Bandeirante, House Sertanista, Chapel of Morumbi, House of Tatuapé, Surf the site, Morrinhos site, House Cry, Monument to Independence, Modernist house and Finchley Lane. It also has great historical value of archives as the Photographic collection; movables; Oral History and Documentary.

Sponsorship: Cultural Action Program - ProAC SP (Secretary of State for Culture of São Paulo).

Exhibition: "The logic of place", installation of Gustavo Rezende
Opening: Saturday, day 6 April 2019, to 11 hours
Exhibition period: from 06/04 to 30/06/ 2019
Casa do Bandeirante - City Museum
Square Monteiro Lobato, s/nº – Butantã - Sao Paulo- SP
Phone: (11) 3031-0920
Timetables: Tuesday to Sunday from 9h to 17h
educational service available: educativomuseudacidade@gmail.com
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