Sandra Gamarra, Soft Modernity, 2015

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<b>Sandra Gamarra, <i>Soft Modernity</i>, 2015 </b>

Artist Sandra Gamarra (b.1972, Peru; lives and works in Madrid) Material Paintings, poster, installation. Painting LiMac Miami Bordes Blandos II, 2015, oil on canvas,  17 7/10 × 17 7/10 inches Description Artist-curated exhibition Modernidad blanda (Soft modernity), shown at Art Basel Miami in 2015. Gamarra was invited by Galeria Leme (Sao Paulo) to design its booth […]

Candida Höfer, Fundação Bienal de São Paulo XI, 2005

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<b>Candida Höfer, <i> Fundação Bienal de São Paulo  XI,</i> 2005

Artist: Candida Hofer (born 1944 in Eberswalde, Germany; lives and works in Cologne, Germany). Description: C-print of the interior of Pavilhão Ciccillo Matarazzo, headquarters of the Bienal de São Paulo Foundation since 1957. From a series of photographs of the pavilion, designed by Oscar Niemeyer.  

“Condemned to be Modern”, 2017

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“Condemned to be Modern”, 2017

Curator: Clara Kim (lives and works in London, U.K.). Description: “Condemned To Be Modern” is an exploration of the lives of buildings and an interrogation of our built environment-the structures we inherit, the cities we live in. Taking its title from the preeminent Brazilian critic Mario Pedrosa’s infamous statement about Brasília, this exhibition brings together the works of […]

Wouter Osterholt and Elke Uitentuis, Paraíso Ocupado, 2010

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<b>Wouter Osterholt and Elke Uitentuis, <i>Paraíso Ocupado</i>, 2010</b>

Artist: Wouter Osterholt (born 1979 in Leiden, the Netherlands) and Elke Uitenuis (born 1977 in Sneek, the Netherlands). Description: “(Portuguese for ‘Occupied Paradise’) is a reconstruction of a failed modernist plan for an urban center located in the West zone of Rio de Janeiro. This plan, designed by Oscar Niemeyer, was officially approved in 1970 […]

Armando Andrade Tudela, Espace Niemeyer (Filmstill), 2007

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<b>Armando Andrade Tudela, <i>Espace Niemeyer (Filmstill)</i>, 2007</b>

Artist: Armando Andrade Tudela (born 1975 in Lima, Peru; lives and works in Saint-Étienne, France). Materials: 16-mm film, transferred to DVD; 10 min. Description: The façade of Oscar Niemeyer’s iconic communist headquarters building in Paris partially superimposed with the light of an infrared lamp—an image of utopian reality transformed by visual abstraction.

Juan Araujo, Canoas 6, 2007

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<b>Juan Araujo, <i>Canoas 6</i>, 2007</b>

Artist: Juan Araújo (born 1971 in Caracas, Venezuela; lives and works in Lisbon, Portugal). Materials: Oil and wax on wood; 25.3 x 37. 5 cm. Description: “Since 1998 Araujo has been dedicated to artistic appropriations. He began by creating paintings which investigated the history of art by reproducing artists’ work found in books, catalogues and […]

Dominique Gonzales-Foerster, Marquise, 2006

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<b>Dominique Gonzales-Foerster, <i>Marquise</i>, 2006</b>

Artist: Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster (born 1965 in Strasbourg, France; lives and works in Paris, France and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil). Materials: HD film, color, stereo, sound; 5 min. Description: “For her contribution to the 2006 São Paulo Biennial, Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster used the work of Oscar Niemeyer as a starting point for an exploration of the relationship […]

Florian Pumhösl, Programm, 2006

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<b>Florian Pumhösl, <i>Programm</i>, 2006</b>

Artist: Florian Pumhösl (born 1971 in Vienna, Austria; lives and works in Vienna). Materials: Film, 16 mm; back projection; color and sound; 7 min, 49 sec. Description: “The 16mm film is a portrait of the Casa Modernista, one of the first modernist buildings in São Paulo, constructed in 1927 by Gregori Warchavchik (1896–1971). Warchavchik was […]

Angelina Gualdoni, Praça dos Tres Poderes, Noon, 2005

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<b>Angelina Gualdoni, <i>Praça dos Tres Poderes, Noon</i>, 2005</b>

Artist: Angelina Gualdoni (born 1975 in San Francisco, USA; lives and works in Brooklyn, USA). Materials: Acrylic and oil on canvas; 122 x 183 cm. Description: “Praça dos Tres Poderes is a large, imposing square at the heart of Brasilia, the political capital of Brazil. Constructed between 1956 and 1960 to a design by visionary […]

Wouter Osterholt and Elke Uitentuis, Paraíso Ocupado, 2010-

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Artist: Wouter Osterholt (born 1979 in Leiden, the Netherlands; lives and works in Berlin, Germany). Elke Uitentuis (born 1977 in the Netherlands; lives and works in Berlin, Germany). Materials: Mixed media installation. Description: “[Paraíso Ocupado] (Portuguese for ‘Occupied Paradise’) is a reconstruction of a failed modernist plan for an urban center located in the West […]

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