Douglas Negrisolli Looks At Sao Paulo Art Exhibitions For September Part Two
The artist Francisco Hurtz presents the exhibition "ANTI-BODIES" at the Mezzanino Gallery presenting three series of works with sexuality / gender themes. At the same time the artist participates in THE NY ART BOOK FAIR, with two studies published in Secret Behavior (www.secretbehavior.com), which happens between 19-22/set at MoMA PS1 in New York (USA). In São Paulo, Hurtz presents a selection of drawings with male bodies and empty/blank spaces as focus of the narrative.
Mezanino Gallery - ends 28 September. Rua da glória, 279 l cj 61 - www.galeriamezanino.com (see top photo)
Mexican artist Ricardo Rendón works the possibilities of emptiness in his individual exhibition at Zipper Gallery. The artist works with drilling in materials such as felt, leather and cardboard, and the parties "subtracted" from the work continue to be part of that, recontextualized as vestiges of this emptying physical and temporal.
Zipper Gallery - ends14 Sept | Rua Estados Unidos, 1494 www.zippergaleria.com.br
The photographer Ricardo Labastier presents dreams and mystery in exhibition cured by anthropologist and researcher Georgia Farm. In the show, Labastier transposes the "possibility of the ordinary meaning of life to the level of memory", says the curator.
DOC Gallery - ends 21 Sept | Rua Aspicuelta, 662 | www.docgaleria.com.br
The artist Silvia Mecozzi exhibits a big installation using marble lining in the floor at Raquel Arnaud Gallery and a sculpture about 3 feet attached to the floor. According to Yuri Quevedo, who wrote the text to exhibition, "white and gray grooves in the marble become ethereal matter and sensual".
Raquel Arnaud Gallery - ends 14 Sept. | Rua Fidalga, 125 | www.raquelarnaud.com
Argentine artist Max Gómez Canle presents in his second individual exhibition at Casa Triângulo a serie of paintings that uses blacks gradations and imaginary landscapes, as inspirational draws about Tower of Babel.
Casa Triângulo - ends 21 Sept. | rua pais de araujo 77 | www.casatriangulo.com
Photos: Courtesy of Galleries
Words: Douglas Negrisolli