Archaeological Site of Cais do Valongo and Cais da Imperatriz

The abandonment of Valongo

On the pier built in 1811, in Rio, to receive thousands of enslaved people, and where important archaeological records were found, the strategy of dismantling policies to combat racism and inequality reigns.
Works from the series Sonhíferas, by Solange Pessoa

Venice Biennale: Dream in the midst of war

59th edition of the oldest art biennial, this time by Italian Cecilia Alemani, makes the inclusion of women artists its main asset
Antonio Recalcati, Enrico Baj, Erró, Gianni Giancarlo Dova, Jean-Jacques Lebel, Roberto Crippa, "Grand tableau antifasciste collectif", 1960. Exhibited at the Berlin Biennale

Berlin maps wounds of the world

Lean Biennial with 40 artists, "Ainda Presente", with artistic direction by Kader Attia, prioritizes works with a denunciation character

Shows that complement each other

documenta and the Berlin and Venice Biennials, despite bringing contradictory conceptions of the state of the art, provide a complete overview of current production

Editorial: Reactivate attention

Read the editorial of issue #59 of arte!brasileiros, by Patricia Rousseaux

Anthropophagy versus modernism

In the contrast between the two movements, it is important to recover the debate around the visual arts and the memory of Oswaldo Costa, an important critic of culture and art in the second half of the 20s, in São Paulo
Xul Solar, Grafia antica, 1939. Modernism in Hispanic America

Modernism in Hispanic America

In Latin America, modernity arrived belatedly under the pressure of the new and with the desire to affirm a new aesthetic. In Europe the...

Issue #59 contributors

See who are some of the contributors to issue #58 of arte!brasileiros

First edition of the Imaginary Festival takes photobooks to the historic center of São Paulo

Until Sunday (17), the event will bring together more than 30 exhibitors, host exhibitions and promote debates and workshops
Work by Tatiana Blass exhibited in the solo show "Reviravolta", at Galeria Millan. Photo: Disclosure

Tatiana Blass: on the threshold of matter and emptiness

Art critic and curator Tadeu Chiarelli writes about Tatiana Blass's new exhibition, "Reviravolta", on display at Galeria Millan
Horizontal, color image. CELESTINAS, by Penna Prearo, exhibited in LABYRINTHS REVISITED, exhibition at Sesc Bom Retiro

The labyrinths of Penna Prearo

A arte!brasileiros visited the solo exhibition "Labirintos Revisitados", on display at Sesc Bom Retiro, and spoke with artist Penna Prearo and co-curator Baixo Ribeiro

MAR presents a solo show by Jarbas Lopes and the exhibition “Black Encyclopedia”

The Rio Art Museum hosts two simultaneous exhibitions, on display until September. In Gira, Lopes, whose career in art began 30 years ago...

The Beaubourg of Iguazu

Government of Paraná seeks partnership with the Georges Pompidou Center in Paris to install a branch of the museum in Foz
MAHKU artists in production of their works for the exhibition MAHKU - Cantos de Imagens at Casa de Cultura do Parque

Huni Kuin Artists Movement opens exhibition at Casa de Cultura do Parque

Curated by Ibã Huni Kuin and Daniel Dinato, the exhibition "MAHKU - Songs of images" proposes an immersion in one of the aspects of traditional rituals through paintings and installations

Laura Vinci translates transience, an element dear to her production, in kinetic sculptures

Works are part of the exhibition Maquinamata, a new solo show that the artist from São Paulo presents until August 8, at the Rio branch of the Nara Roesler gallery.
"Generosity, Regeneration, Transparency, Independence, Sufficiency, Local Anchor and most of all Humor", by Dan Perjovschi at Fridericianum. Photo: Nicolas Wefers

documenta fifteen kicks off the exhibition program

'Lumbung'. The word that may seem unusual to us is the Indonesian term for a community rice barn and articulates as an axis...
Art Basel Sonia Gomes - Untitled, 2004. Photo: publicity/Mendes Wood DM

Art Basel 2022

Check out the information about this year's edition of the main art fair in the world and find out which Brazilian galleries will participate
Cildo Meireles, 'Desvio para o Vermelho', 1967-1984, Inhotim

Inhotim: institute receives donation of more than 300 works of art

Pieces that were part of Bernardo Paz's collection now belong to the Minas Gerais institute; also check out the new institutional formation of Inhotim
The School of Mutants, "All Fragments of the Word Will Come Back Here to Mend Each Other", exhibited at the Akademie der Künste in Pariser Platz as part of the 12th Berlin Biennale. Photo:

Berlin Biennale seeks decolonial strategies for the future

Curated by Kader Attia, "Still Present!" takes place in person in six different German art and culture spaces, and seeks to rethink the modern legacy in the face of the global crisis
Dani Tranchesi

Dani Tranchesi touring the country in a new project

"Seja o que Deus Quiser", the photographer's third book in collaboration with curator Diógenes Moura, will focus on religiosity and Brazilianness; launch is scheduled for the first half of 2023, when there will also be an exhibition
Gilberto Gil at the III Popular Music Festival - São Paulo, SP, 1967 Credit: Walter Firmo / Instituto Moreira Salles Collection

Eyewitness: IMS launches website dedicated to photojournalism

Portal presents the production and career of photographers from different generations and regions of the country
View of the Xilograffiti exhibition, at Sesc Consolação. Photo: Evelson de Freitas

A meeting between woodcut and graffiti

On display at Sesc Consolação, "Xilograffiti" promotes dialogue between the two artistic languages; watch the exhibition video
Indigenous to the Guarani people, he walks through the forest at night to fight the fire near Aldeia Tekoa Itakupe in the Jaraguá Indigenous Land, west of São Paulo capital, 2020. Photo: Felipe Beltrame.

The cry of the forests, the eloquence of images

Collective exhibition TURI presents works by 24 photographers who, at different times, recorded the destruction of the Brazilian ecosystem, especially the fires
Roots nº1: Tribute to Aguinaldo Camargo, 1987. Museum of Black Art - IPEAFRO. Inhotim Disclosure.

Inhotim: check out new openings at the Minas Gerais museum

Isaac Julien, Jaime Lauriano, Arjan Martins, Laura Belém, Abdias Nascimento and the Museum of Black Art are on the Inhotim program, which opens on May 28
Artist members of the 37th Panorama of Brazilian Art at MAM SP. Photo: Disclosure.

Check the list of artists from the 37th edition of Panorama da Arte Brasileira at MAM...

"Under the ashes, ember" will take place from July 23, curated by Cauê Alves, Claudinei Roberto da Silva, Cristiana Tejo and Vanessa Davidson
The Museum of Art of São Paulo. Photo: Marcelo Valente.

Masp retreats and proposes to replace photos of Sem Terra on display

A previous measure by the institution had generated criticism and culminated in the resignation of Sandra Benites, the first indigenous professional in the curatorship of a Brazilian museum
Image: Bienalsur Publicity.

Bienalsur has open calls for fourth edition

Artists and curators can participate in the event focused on the global south; Registration for Bienalsur 2023 is open until May 27
Cordoaria Nacional receives ARCOlisboa. Photo: Disclosure

ARCOlisboa resumes face-to-face activities

Bringing together 65 galleries from 14 countries, ARCOlisboa returns to face-to-face format this month. The fair organized by IFEMA MADRID and the City Council...
"Our voltaic room" (2022), by Rebecca Sharp, to be shown at Frieze New York. Photo: Sara Way. Courtesy of Sé and the artist.

Frieze New York: check out the participating Brazilian galleries

Six national galleries participate in the 10th anniversary edition of one of the largest art fairs on the international circuit; see here which artists they will bring to the event
Take 3 exhibition, by Chiara Banfi, at Galeria Vermelho. Photo: Disclosure.

Red opens singles for Robbio and Banfi

Exhibitions "Where the eye fits" and "Take 3" mark the gallery's 20 years of activity in São Paulo
Xadalu's work exhibited at the Iberê Camargo Foundation

Individual Xadalu in Porto Alegre addresses the erasure of indigenous culture

"Indigenous Area", reads the reminders scattered through the streets of the capital of Rio Grande do Sul. The licks, posters, paintings and flags in which this phrase is written are...
The National Gallery in London. Photo: Diego Delso/Wikimedia Commons.

National Gallery and Guggenheim seek to disassociate themselves from the Sackler name

The museum move follows growing demand for institutions to disassociate themselves from pharmaceutical moguls associated with Purdue Pharma, maker of the pain reliever Oxycodone.