Jan 11, 2010

Varejão, Cildo Meirelles, Ernesto Neto and other artists tell their lives in new book

The just-launched book "Arquivo contemporâneo" (310 pages) by Felipe Scovino contains several interviews with many of Brazil's most important contemporary artists: Adriana Varejão, Anna Bella Geiger, Antonio Dias, Artur Barrio, Cao Guimarães, Carlos Vergara, Chelpa Ferro (art collective composed by Barrão, Sérgio Meckler and Luiz Zerbini), Cildo Meireles, Ernesto Neto, Raul Mourão, Ricardo Basbaum, Tunga and Waltercio Caldas.

Felipe Scovino é teaches at the post-graduate course in Visual Arts at the UFRJ (Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro), and has curated shows about Lygia Clark (Dan Galeria, São Paulo, 2004), and Brazilian design no Brasil (Caixa Cultural, Rio de Janeiro, 2008; Caixa Cultural, São Paulo, 2009).

The book is in Portuguese only and can be purchased for 48 reais following this link.

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