Ernesto Neto

(Brazilian, born 1964)

animal nature by ernesto neto

Ernesto Neto

animal nature, 2013

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two spirits two life by ernesto neto

Ernesto Neto

Two spirits two life, 2013

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Born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
1994 - 1997
Courses at the Museo de Arte Moderna do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro
Escola de Artes Visuais Pargua Lage, Rio de Janeiro
Lives and works in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil


At the Hub of Things: New Views of the Collection Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington
Arp Museum Bahnhof Rolandseck, Remagen, Germany (solo)
Gratitude, Aspen Art Museum, Colorado, USA (solo)
The Body that Carries Me, Guggenheim Bilbao, Bilbao, Spain (solo)
The Unfettered Gaze. The Rasch Brothers and their Influences on Modern Architecture, Marta Herford, Herford (catalogue), Germany
Fiber: Sculpture 1960-present, The Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, USA
Beyond and Between, Leeum, Samsung Museum, Seoul, South Korea
Simple Shapes, Centre Pompidou-Metz, Paris (catalogue), France
do it Moscow, Garage Museum of Contemporary Art, Moscow, Russia
Fruits of Passion: Collection from the Musée national d´art moderne, Centre Pompidou, Paris, Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Art, Kobe, France / Japan

Public Collections

Thyssen-Bornemisza Contemporary Art Foundation, Vienna
Henry Art Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Fundación Televisa, MX
Fundació La Caixa, Barcelona, ES
Daros Latin America, Zurich, CH
Centro de Arte Contemporáneo Málaga, Málaga, ES
Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, FX
Centro Galego de Arte Contemporânea, Santiago de Compostela, ES
21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, Japan
Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofiá, Madrid


“News & Around: Ernesto Neto.” Tema Celeste no.114, March/ April 2006.
Schütze, Bernard. “The Skin of Sculpture: Inside and Outside Ernesto Neto’s Multi-sensorial Installation Spaces.” Espace, issue 75, Spring 2006.
“Ernesto Neto: The Malmö Experience.”, February 2006
Davies, Serena. “Brazil’s psychedelic dream.”, 21 February 2006
Searle, Adrian. “Watch the birdy.” The Guardian, 21 February 2006
Poli, Francesco. “Ernesto Neto.” Review, Tema Celeste, September/ October 2005
“What to do – Forefront: Ernesto Neto.”, November 19, 2005
“2005/2006 Museum Preview.” Art in America, Annual Guide Issue, December 2005
de Almeida, Felipa. “Ernesto Neto: Sensory Experiences.” Sur la Terre, December 2005
Montgomery, Jenny. “Indianapolis art museum gets with the times.”, November 25, 2005