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Wilson Piran, Head polyurethane resin and metalloid, 17x20x20 cm. 2016. Photo: Disclosure.

Wilson Piran volta to expor not MNBA, 41 years later

Having performed a solo in 1977, in the Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, now, o artista Wilson Piran retorna, to open, on 30 de Mayo, the exhibition "Not everything that glitters is gold". Will be presented 26 objects and sculptures, of different materials, all covered with fake gold.

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Pop artist with bias and using less conventional materials, previously the names of artists and their works that inspired to produce works that questioned art and his universe, are now the objects and materials that are exploited by the artist to ask: "What is art, where the art is?"And finding poetry and expression in this curious mining.

In other words, from the artist's point of view "it was once the glitter that shone concepts, now is the brightness of the fake gold that aims to stimulate the viewer gladly ", afirma Wilson Piran.

Born in Nova Friburgo (RJ), from 1969 Piran is transferred to Rio de Janeiro and entered the old National School of Fine Arts, where he attended the painting course, having been a student of Abelard Zaluar, Mario Barata and Quirino Campofiorito.

Between 1970 to 1984, It works as a decorator shop windows of jewelers. Parallel, You get to participate in Art salons and collective exhibitions, presenting design work and collages, getting your first prizes and drawing attention from critics, thus paving his artistic path.

In 1977, held his first solo exhibition at the National Museum of Fine Arts with a series of works, the critic Roberto Spot called "Conceptual humorous». Since then, its production will be characterized by the search for an effective communication form, combining the concept and visuality, POETRY to find the doubts and uncertainties of the artist and of art itself.

Exhibition: Not everything that glitters is gold, de Wilson Piran
Opening: 30 May 2018, to 12:30hs.
Period: 30 from May to 9 September
Visitation: Tuesday to Friday: das 10h às 18h. Saturdays, Sundays and holidays: the 1:00 pm to 6:00 pm.
Tickets: R$ 8,00 entire, R$ 4,00 stocking and family ticket (for up 4 members of the same family) the R $ 8,00. Free on Sundays.
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