Ernesto Neto  (Brazilian, 1964) 

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Ernesto Neto Biography
1964   Born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  Lives and works in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Selected Exhibitions
2013   notes, stones and dots, Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin, Germany (solo)
2013   Olhando o céu, Palácio Phamphilij, Embaixada Brasileira [Brazilian Embassy], Rome, Italy (solo)
2013   Sharjah Biennial, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
2013   O Abrigo e O Terreno. Arte e sociedade no Brasil, MAR – Museu de Arte do Rio, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
2013   ConcretraSonho, Galerie Krinzinger, Vienna, Austria
2013   The Insides Are on the Outside I O interior está no exterior, Casa de Vidro Lina Bo Bardi, São Paulo, Brazil
2013   Travessias 2, Favela da Maré, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
2013   30x Bienal, Fundação Bienal de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
2012   O Tridimensional no Acervo do MAC USP: Uma Antologia, Museu de Arte Contemporânea da Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
2012   Não tenha medo do seu corpo, Galeria e Galpão Fortes Vilaça, São Paulo, Brazil (solo)
2012   Slow iis goood, Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
2012   Cuddle on Tightroppe, Nasher Sculpture Center, Dallas, TX (solo)
2012   O Bicho Suspenso na Paisagem, Estação Leopoldina, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (solo)
2012   La Lengua de Ernesto Retrospectiva 1987 – 2011, Antiguo Colegio de San Ildefonso, Mexico City, Mexico (solo)
2012   Madness is part of life, Espace Louis Vuitton, Tokyo, Japan (solo)
2012   Superbodies, 3th Triennial of Contemporary Art, Fashion and Design, Hasselt, Belgium
2012   Panal/ The Hive Trienal Plo/Gráfica de San Juan, San Juan, Puerto Rico
2012   11th Bienal de La Habana Prácticas artísticas e Imaginários Sociales Havana, Cuba
2012   Echigo-Tsusmari Art Triennial, Tsumari, Japan
2012   The Storyteliers: Narratives in Intercational Contemporary Art, The Stenersen Museum, Oslo, Norway
2012   Espelho Refletido, Centro de Arte Hélio Oiticica, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
2012   From Death to Death and Other Small Tales, National Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland
2012   Kochi-Muziris Biennale, Kerala, India
2011   Hiper Cultura Loucura en el Vertigo del Mundo, Faena Arts Center, Buenos Aires, Argentina (solo)
2011   La Lengua de Ernesto Retrospectiva 1987 – 2011, Museo de Arte Contemporaneo (MARCO), Monterrey, Mexico (solo)
2011   While Nothing Happens, Museo d’Arte Contemporanea de Roma, Roma, Italy (solo)
2009 - 2011   Intimacy, Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, Oslo
2010   The Edges of the World, Hayward Gallery, London (solo)
2010   Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH (solo)
2010   Dengo, mam - Museu de Arte Moderna de São Paulo, São Paulo (solo)
2010   Quando a gente para, o mundo roda, Casa de Cultura Laura Alvim, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (solo)
2010   Navedenga, MOMA – Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
2009   Variations, Galerie Bob van Orsouw, Zurich (solo)
2009   Anthropodino, Park Avenue Armory, New York (solo)
2009   A Culpa Civilizada, Musée des Beaux Arts de Nantes, Nantes, FX (solo)
2009   Mitodengo, Galpão Fortes Vilaça, São Paulo, Brazil (solo)
2009   Museo d'Arte Contemporanea Roma, Rome (solo)
2008   Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York (solo)
2008   i8, Reykjavik (solo)
2008   Galeria Elba Benitez, Madrid (solo)
2007   Galeria Artur Fidalgo, Rio de Janeiro (solo)
2007   Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, San Diego (solo)
2007   Galerie Max Hetzler Temporary, Berlin (solo)
2006   How to put it up, dulcieneia!, Galerie Bob van Orsouw, Zurich (solo)
2006   The Malmö Experience, Malmö Konsthall, Sweden (solo)
2006   Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo (solo)
2006   Koyanagi Gallery, Tokyo (solo)
2006   Tropicalia, Barbican Art Gallery, London
2006   Sublme Embrace Art Gallery of Hamilton, Ontario
2006   Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennal, Japan
2005   Extreme Abstraction - Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York
2005   O Corpo onde não há, curated by Ligia Canongia, Festival d’Automne, Espace Topographie de l´Art, Paris, France
2005   5th Bienal de Arte do Mercosul, Porto Alegre, Brazil
2005   Tropicália, curated by Carlos Basualdo, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, USA
2005   A Quarter Century of New Art in Houston, Contemporary Art Museum, Houston
2005   Galeria Fortes Vilaça, São Paulo, Brazil (solo)
2005   Galerie Yvon Lambert, Paris, France (solo)
2005   Freud Museum, Vienna, Austria (solo)
2005   Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo, Japan (solo)
2005   Koyanagi Gallery, Tokyo, Japan (solo)
2005   Domaine de Kerguéhennec Centre D'art Contemporain, Paris, France (solo)
2005   Exchange Brazil, Pacific Northwest College of art, Portland, USA
2005   EducaçãO, Olha!, A Gentil Carioca, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
2005   Deseos Fluidos : Brazilian and Cubans Perspectives Between Reality and Fantasy. Thyssen-Bornemisza Art, Space in Progress, Vienna, Austria
2005   20 Desarreglos: Panorama del Arte Brasileira, Museo de Arte Contemporánea de Vigo, Spain
2005   Objetos, Galeria Laura Marsiaj, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
2005   A Imagem do Som de Dorival Caymmi, Paço Imperial, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
2005   Works of Art, Henry Art Gallery, University of Washington
2005   Contained, Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York
2005   Troca Brasil, Feldman Gallery & Project Space and A Gentil Carioca, Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, Oregon
2005   Hours Visual Arts of Contemporary Latin America, selected works from the Daros Latin-American Collection. Curator: Sebástian López, Irish Musem of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland
2005   Drawing from the Modern 1975-2005, The Museum of Modern Art, New York
2005   Mé-tissages, Museum voor Industriele en Textiel Gent, Belgium
2005   Razão e Sensibilidade – Encontro com Arte, Casa Cor, São Paulo, Brazil
2005   Fairy Tales Forever – Homage to H.C. Andersen, Aros Aarhus Kunstmuseum, Aarhus, Denmark
2005   Bresil = Foot Art, Galerie 1900 – 2000, Paris
2005   Desenhos: A-Z (Drawings: A-Z), Colecção Madeira Corporate Services, Porta 33, Funchal, Ilha da Madeira, Portugal
2005   Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, USA (solo)
2004   Centro Cultural São Paulo, São Paulo (solo)
2004   Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin (solo)
2004   Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego (solo)
2004   The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia, PA (solo)
2004   Artists and I, Butler Gallery, Kilkenny, Ireland (solo)
2004   Special installation for Project Room, Fundament Foundation - De Pont, Wilhelmina Park 1, Tilburg, Holland (solo)
2004   Projeto Respiração, Fundação Eva Klabin, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (solo)
2004   Museu de Arte da Pampulha, Minas Gerais, Brazil (solo)
2004   Casa - Poética do Espaço na Arte Brasileira, curated by Paulo Reis, Museu Vale do Rio Doce, Vila Velha, Espírito Santo
2004   Tilburg Triennial of Contemporary Art: Disorientation by Beauty, Fundament Foundation, Tilburg, Holland
2004   Brasil: Body Nostalgia, The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Japan; Kyoto, Japan
2004   The Snow Show, Kemi and Rovaniemi, Lapônia, Finland
2004   The encounters in the 21st Century: Polyphony - emerging resonances, 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, Japan
2003   the silent cliff: the gate, the house, the garden, the people, Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York (solo)
2003   Museum of Contemporary Art, Pacific Design Center, Los Angeles (solo)
2003   Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney (solo)
2003   Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC (solo)
2003   Kunsthalle Basel (solo)
2003   Künstlerhaus Stuttgart (solo)
2003   Yvon Lambert, Paris (solo)
2003   Museu de Arte Moderna Aloísio Magalhães, Recife, Brazil (solo)
2001   Matrix, UC Berkeley Art Museum, San Francisco (solo)
2001   Centro Galego de Arte Contemporaneo, Santiago de Compostela (solo)
  Private Collections
  Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution: Joseph H. Hirshhorn, Washington D.C., USA
  Daros Latin America, Zurich, Switzerland
  Fundació La Caixa, Barcelona, Spain
  Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid, Spain
  Centro Galego de Arte Contemporânea, Santiago de Compostela, Spain
  The Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, USA
  Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, USA
  MoMA, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA
  Purchase Fund, Washington D.C., USA
  The Martin Margules Family, Miami, USA
  The Monsoon, London, England
  The American Fund for the Tate Gallery Collection, London, England
  Magasin 3 Stockholm Konsthall, Estocolmo, Sweden
Selected Public Collections
  21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, Japan
  Centro Galego de Arte Contemporânea, Santiago de Compostela, ES
  Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, FX
  Centro de Arte Contemporáneo Málaga, Málaga, ES
  Daros Latin America, Zurich, CH
  Fundació La Caixa, Barcelona, ES
  Fundación Televisa, MX
  Henry Art Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
  Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington DC
  Inhotim Centro de Arte Contemporânea, Brumadinho, Brazil
Literature
2006   “News & Around: Ernesto Neto.” Tema Celeste no.114, March/ April 2006.
2006   Schütze, Bernard. “The Skin of Sculpture: Inside and Outside Ernesto Neto’s Multi-sensorial Installation Spaces.” Espace, issue 75, Spring 2006.
2006   “Ernesto Neto: The Malmö Experience.” www.dexigner.com, February 2006
2006   Davies, Serena. “Brazil’s psychedelic dream.” www.telegraph.co.uk, 21 February 2006
2006   Searle, Adrian. “Watch the birdy.” The Guardian, 21 February 2006
2005   de Almeida, Felipa. “Ernesto Neto: Sensory Experiences.” Sur la Terre, December 2005
2005   Montgomery, Jenny. “Indianapolis art museum gets with the times.” FortWayne.com, November 25, 2005
2005   “What to do – Forefront: Ernesto Neto.” www.indy.org, November 19, 2005
2005   Poli, Francesco. “Ernesto Neto.” Review, Tema Celeste, September/ October 2005
2005   “2005/2006 Museum Preview.” Art in America, Annual Guide Issue, December 2005
2003   Myers, Holly. Making the most of his materials, Los Angeles Times, October 29, 2003, p. E2
2003   Forde, Katherine "Ernesto Neto," Contemporary Issue 53/54 2003, P. 120-121
2003   Nuland, Sherwin "Artist Heal Thyself (and Then Everybody Else)," The New York Times, July 6, 2003, p. AR 25
2003   Angeline, John. "Ernesto Neto," Art Nexus, Vol 2, No. 49, 2003, p. 131-132
2003   Temin, Christine, "'Pulse' Takes Hands-On Approach to Healing," The Boston Globe, May 16, 2003
2003   Gonçalves, Lisbeth Rebollo, "Ernesto Neto: Sensation and Time," Art Nexus, No. 48, V.2, 2003, pp. 50-53
2003   Levin, Kim. "Ernesto Neto," The Village Voice," April 16-22, 2003, p. 93
2003   Westerbeke, Julia. "Ernesto Neto, 'the silent cliff: the gate, the house, the garden, the people,'" Time Out New York, April 17-24, 2003. P. 71
2003   Palfreyman, Dominic. "Basel on the Beach," Tate, Mar/Apr 03
2003   Talya, Halkin. "Gallery-going," The New York Sun. March 27, 2003, page 16

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