Jarbas Lopes

Circulovisão [Circlevision]

solo show

June 28 — July 29 2017






Galeria Luisa Strina presents Circulovisão, second exhibition by Jarbas Lopes at the gallery.
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The union of two words names and brings out the meaning of the exhibition: interconnected works sharing perspectives for the vision, the physics and the poetics, between dualities that also perceive the spiritual, the pre-vision, the magnified vision in questions and abstract answers, which are the main purpose in the works Círculo Oráculo [Circle Oracle] and Exposição [Exhibition].
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As a result of Jarbas Lopes’ continuous practice, the works are accommodated in a way to reaffirm the sensation of presence of those contemplating the exhibition, referring to an installation, but maintaining the independence of each part. There will be paintings, that gain the space emphasizing the importance of the weaved canvas as surface and as base, sculptures and object.
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Recent solo shows include: “e a u”, CRAC Alsace, Altkirch, France (2017); Galeria Baginski, Lisboa (2015); Galeria A Gentil Carioca, Rio de Janeiro (2013); “Park Central”, Tilton Gallery, New York (2010); “Cicloviaérea”, Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Santiago (2010); “Padedéu” in collaboration with Laura Lima, Galeria Luisa Strina, São Paulo (2009).
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Recent group shows include: “Brazil, Beleza?! Contemporary Brazilian Sculpture”, Museum Beelden aan Zee, The Hague (2016); “Provocar Urbanos: Inquietações sobre a Cidade”, Sesc Vila Mariana, São Paulo (2016); “E de novo montanha, rio, mar, selva, floresta”, SESC Palladium, Belo Horizonte (2016); “(de) (re) construct: Artworks from the Permanent Collection”, Bronx Museum, New York (2015); “Look.look.again.”, The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield (2009); “Desenhos: A-Z”, Museu da Cidade, Lisboa (2009).
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Public collections holding his work include: Instituto Inhotim, Brazil; Victoria and Albert Museum, England; The Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation, USA; Henry Moore Foundation, England; Museu de Arte Moderna do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Museu de Arte da Pampulha, Brazil; Fundación ARCO, Spain; MoMA Museum of Modern Art, USA.

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