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Aion, Lia River. Photo: Marcia Gomes.


Rio lia exposes the Cultural Post Niterói.

Day show opens 21 September, on celebration of Arbor Day.

One of the first artists to work with themes related to nature in Rio de Janeiro, Lia do Rio was invited to the Correios de Niterói Cultural Space to celebrate Arbor Day. In 21 September (Saturday), the artist opens the exhibition "Nature", with 18 works of small and medium dimensions, and some unpublished. Installation, sculptures, objects, photographs, Lia collages and drawings of Rio can be closely checked, until 23 th November of 2019, with free admission.

Active since the late 80, Lia River just celebrated 40 years of work with a great show at the National Museum of the Republic, in Brasília. In her research on “time and nature”, the artist uses in his works perishable materials, as dried leaves, seeds, logs or rocks. According to her, the use of nature as a plastic experience, this commemorative day, seeks to promote the understanding of biological meanings, social and psychological human, We have forgotten that it is also nature, hence his troubles. "The idea is not to bring up the tree; It is to make the invisible visible tree ", she says.

In shows, the public will be on issues that address the nature, time and culture, thread of the artist's work. Lia River, the use of materials which deteriorate has to do with an ever-changing world, in which nothing dies, everything changes. Therefore, chaos, order, disorder, transformation, continuity and possibility are themes that permeate her work. "The human being has forgotten that it is also nature. What a strange man's behavior, Earth parasite, without predators. Is he predator himself?”, she asks.


He was born in sao paulo, lives and works in Rio de Janeiro. Bachelor's degree from the National School of Fine Arts of the UFRJ; has Postgraduate Diploma in Art and Philosophy, and Graduate Studies in Ancient Philosophy, PUC-RIO. At the beginning of his artistic career, He was a student of Abelard Zaluar, Quirino Campofiorito and Mario Barata. From its entry into the School of Visual Arts of Parque Lage, in 1982, We had as guiding Fernando Cocchiaralle, Ricardo Basbaum, Paula Trope, Tunga, Celeida Tostes, Reinaldo Roels Jr, among others. Starts painting, but soon their jobs acquire three-dimensionality. Over four decades participated in hundreds of individual and collective exhibitions in Brazil and abroad (USA: New York and San Francisco; Japan: Tokyo and Kobe; Guatemala; Germany; France and Kyoto). It was selected for several halls, especially the New-New, o XX, Macunaíma 90, the XXth and XXIIº National Hall of Belo Horizonte, e o Lunch on Art (awarded by 4 times). He received many awards, as Urban Interventions; Brahma Reciclarte; award FIAT 89 (RJ) Medtronic and Plastic Arts (SP). His works are part of many collections, in Brazil and abroad, as the Tijuca National Park (RJ), the Botanical Garden (RJ), Cândido Mendes Foundation (RJ) and the Museum of the Republic (DF). Over time, as teacher Art, He taught at major institutions, as the Lage Park and the Calouste Gulbenkian Institute. coordinates exhibitions, workshops and lectures, and keeps track of various artists. His book Lia River: About Time Nature was edited, in 2015, the label Phase 10.


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Art exposition
Title: “Nature”
Artist: Lia River
Opening: 21 September 2019, 15h to 6:00 pm
Visitation: From 23 September to 23 November, from Monday to Saturday, from 11:00 to 6:00 pm (except holidays)
Local: Cultural Post Niterói – 1th floor
End.: Av. Visconde do Rio Branco, 481 – Center, Niterói - RJ
Tel: 21 2503-8550 / 8560
Free entry
Age rating: Free

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