Edgard de Souza

D’Après

May 08 — June 09 2012






Galeria Luisa Strina is pleased to present the solo show by the artist Edgard de Souza at the gallery’s viewing room.

Edgar will show a series of paintings of glitter and acrylic, works that the artist has been developing since 1998.

As the exhibition title, d’après means after, and represents an adverb that allows expression of time. D’après Frank Stella, d’après Monica Nador, d’après Tom Friedman, (1999); d’après Hubble I, (2006); d’après Spirograph II, (2008) are titles of some paintings of d’près series.

Edgard de Souza refers to the series as a group of images that come through an understanding of the image, ‘a posteriori’, images of other artists, from internet and other media.

Edgard de Souza born in 1962, São Paulo, Brasil. Lives and works in São Paulo, Brasil.

Solo shows: Galeria Luisa Strina, São Paulo, Brasil, (2010); LA Louver Gallery, Los Angeles, EUA, (2005); Edgard de Souza, a Voluta e outros trabalhos, Pinacoteca do Estado de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brasil, (2004); Edgard de Souza, Museu de Arte da Pampulha, Belo Horizonte, Brasil, (2001); Centro Cultural São Paulo, São Paulo, Brasil, (1998).

Group shows: Um Século de Arte Brasileira, Coleção Gilberto Chateaubriand – MASC – Museu de Arte de Santa Catarina, Florianópolis, Brasil, (2008); Em Busca da Identidade, Rupertinum, Salzburg; Galleria D’Arte Moderna, Bologna, Itália, (2001); A Figura Humana na Coleção Itaú, Itaú Cultural, São Paulo, Brasil, (2000); XXIV Bienal de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brasil, (1998).

EDGARD DE SOUZA Opening: Tuesday , May 8, 2012, 7 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Runs from May 9 to June 9, 2012 Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. / Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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