The Sao Paulo Biennial intertwines cultural visions and generations
Contemporary Art | Created in 1951, the 33rd Sao Paulo Biennial, the largest one in South-America, went beyond conventional codes by focusing mainly on the work of seven artists-curators. The edition entitled Afinidades Afetivas (Affective affinities), was curated by Gabriel Pérez-Barreiro (director of the Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros) and advocated an intuitive approach to installations and collective imagination.
Inaugurated on September 7th, 2018 (Brazil’s Independence Day) the 33e 33rd Sao Paulo Biennial broke away from the event’s traditional format, which relied on choosing a single theme to be developed by the chief curator.
Out of the 600 works belonging to approximately 100 artists that were exhibited in the Pavilhão Ciccillo Matarazzo, chief-curator […]
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