Current Viewing Rooms
Ilê Funfun: A Homage to the Centenary of Rubem Valentim
Curatorship: Daniel Rangel
The exhibition celebrates the work of this fundamental artist for thinking about African cultural heritage and Brazilian art. and brings together the essentials of his career.
Previous Viewing Rooms
The exhibition recovers the importance of John Graz's performance for the consolidation of modern furniture design in Brazil, this selection highlights the diversity and eclecticism of the Swiss artist who chose this country as his home.
Elegant and innovative, John Graz's furniture reveals both his approach to Bauhaus principles in its concern for structure and functionality, as well as a clear influence of Art Deco in the delicacy of lines and shapes. His work was a precursor of modern furniture design in the Brazilian scene, introducing crucial issues such as serial production and research for alternative materials.
Foto Cine Clube Bandeirante:
Global itineraries, aesthetics in transformation
Curatorship: Iatã Cannabrava and José Antonio Navarrete
This unprecedented project presents the aesthetic transformations of Foto Cine Clube Bandeirante production, from 1940 to 1980 through 137 photographs, by 40 artists, in addition to bulletins and catalogs part of the exhibition.
(Photo: João Minharro, Curva do progresso, c. 1976)
Agnaldo Manuel dos Santos – The Conquest of Modernity
Curatorship: Juliana Bevilacqua
The largest exhibition dedicated to the work of the black artist, who died at age 35, brings together around 60 wooden sculptures, produced between 1953 and 1962. The curator's research on Agnaldo's work was based on testimonies and documents to present an artist to the public which subverted the modernity granted to him, by not accepting to explore only the themes that they tried to impose on him.
Sacilotto - The Vibration of Color
Curatorship: Denise Mattar and Gabriel Pérez-Barreiro
Highlighting his mature original production from 1974, which remained constant and intense until his death in 2003, the exhibition presents the different searches Sacilotto pursued over these years, during which he carried out the most vibrant kinetic research in Brazilian art, followed by an impressive chromatic investigation.
Terra and Temperature
Curatorship: Germano Dushá
Through a diverse set of paintings, drawings, sculptures and objects, the exhibition proposes an engaging environment to discuss universal issues based on their local manifestations.
The exhibition brings together 90 works by 30 artists from different periods, regions and practices, such as Mestre Guarany, Madalena dos Santos Reinbolt, Tarsila do Amaral and Mira Schendel, in a non-linear journey, without defined paths.
Men at Work - The city that never sleeps, in the Foto Cine Clube Bandeirante imaginary
Curatorship: Iatã Cannabrava
The first Almeida & Dale’s virtual exhibition is dedicated to photograpy and shows the era when brazilians art modernism achieved the most relevant transformation in the photo model.
In this selection you can find some imagens from 1946 and 1965, signed by Jose José Oiticica, Barbara Mors, José Yalenti, Eduardo Ayrosa, Maria Cecilia Agostinelli and Eduardo Salvatore.
The Extraordinary Impurities of Miriam Inez da Silva
Curatorship: Bernardo Mosqueira
Curatorial assistence: Ana Clara Simões Lopes
A painter and engraver born in 1937 in Goiás, Miriam was a student of Ivan Serpa at MAM-RJ and participated in two International Biennials of São Paulo (1963 and 1967). Almeida & Dale Art Gallery, brings the work of the artist still unknown to the public.
Candido Portinari: Iara Ballet
Discover the history of the Ballet Iara through the drawings and paintings by Candido Portinari created for the costumes and scenarios.The idea of Balé Iara arose in 1941, during a meeting between the poet Guilherme de Almeida and Wassily de Basil, director of the Original Ballet Russe, who, enchanted with Brazilian culture, sought to integrate the richest Brazilian elements into the innovative ballet. Maestro Francisco Mignone was the composer responsible for the musical part of the Ballet Iara.
Burle Marx: Recreated Paradises
Curatorship: Guilherme Wisnik
Roberto Burle Marx was one of the most important landscapers of the 20th century. He incorporated a plastic aesthetic into the creation of landscapes and tirelessly experimented with and searched for new solutions for his art. Landscaping carried the logic of plastic arts, in unique aesthetic perception, through the use of shapes, textures, color, volume, and shadows, transforming public and private spaces. A multifaceted and restless artist, he was a landscaper, a painter, a sculptor, a jewelry designer, a ceramist, an ecologist, and a musician. He created fabrics, jewelry, costumes, sets, sculptures, prints, and gardens with his avant-garde and modern artistic style.
Flávio de Carvalho
Flávio de Carvalho was a prominent personality in São Paulo's culture, working in architecture, visual arts and theater. His extensive and multiple productions includes the activities of painter, draftsman, architect, scenographer, decorator, writer, playwright, playwright and engineer.
Farnese de Andrade
After sometime working initially with engraving, by the mid-1960s Farnese de Andrade began to produce assemblages with objects such as doll heads and bodies, plaster and plastic saints, all corroded by the sea, collected in rivers, beaches and landfills. These works incorporate glass domes, cabinets, oratories, niches, boxes and religious images, and postcards.