Tanya Bonakdar Gallery

Ernesto Neto

(Brazilian, b. 1964)

architecturing colors by ernesto neto

Ernesto Neto

Architecturing Colors, 2006

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cai cai marrom by ernesto neto

Ernesto Neto

Cai Cai Marrom, 2007

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citoanima demopylea by ernesto neto

Ernesto Neto

Citoanima demopylea, 2003

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colors, cultures, knots and time by ernesto neto

Ernesto Neto

Colors, Cultures, Knots and Time, 2006

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figuring colors by ernesto neto

Ernesto Neto

Figuring Colors, 2006

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gallery 2 installation view by ernesto neto

Ernesto Neto

Gallery 2 Installation view, 2008

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leviathan thot by ernesto neto

Ernesto Neto

Leviathan Thot, 2006

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o a vesso de mundo by ernesto neto

Ernesto Neto

O A Vesso De Mundo, 2002

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stone lips, pepper tits, clove love, fog frog by ernesto neto

Ernesto Neto

Stone Lips, Pepper Tits, Clove Love, Fog Frog, 2008

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the sun lits life, let the son by ernesto neto

Ernesto Neto

The Sun Lits Life, Let the Son, 2012

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the wisdom of the parts by ernesto neto

Ernesto Neto

The Wisdom of the Parts, 2008

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the wisdom of the parts by ernesto neto

Ernesto Neto

The Wisdom of the Parts, 2008

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Biography

Timeline

1964
Born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Lives and works in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Exhibitions

2013
notes, stones and dots, Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin, Germany (solo)
Olhando o céu, Palácio Phamphilij, Embaixada Brasileira [Brazilian Embassy], Rome, Italy (solo)
Sharjah Biennial, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
O Abrigo e O Terreno. Arte e sociedade no Brasil, Museu de Arte do Rio, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
ConcretraSonho, Galerie Krinzinger, Vienna, Austria
The Insides Are on the Outside I O interior está no exterior, Casa de Vidro Lina Bo Bardi, São Paulo, Brazil
Travessias 2, Favela da Maré, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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
Não tenha medo do seu corpo, Galeria e Galpão Fortes Vilaça, São Paulo, Brazil (solo)
Slow iis goood, Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York, USA (solo)
Cuddle on Tightroppe, Nasher Sculpture Center, Dallas, USA (solo)
O Bicho Suspenso na Paisagem, Estação Leopoldina, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (solo)
La Lengua de Ernesto Retrospectiva 1987 – 2011, Antiguo Colegio de San Ildefonso, Mexico City, Mexico (solo)
Madness is part of life, Espace Louis Vuitton, Tokyo, Japan (solo)
Superbodies, 3th Triennial of Contemporary Art, Fashion and Design, Hasselt, Belgium
Panal/ The Hive Trienal Plo/Gráfica de San Juan, San Juan, Puerto Rico
11th Bienal de La Habana Prácticas artísticas e Imaginários Sociales, Havana, Cuba
Echigo-Tsusmari Art Triennial, Tsumari, Japan
The Storyteliers: Narratives in Intercational Contemporary Art, Stenersen Museum, Oslo, Norway
Espelho Refletido, Centro de Arte Hélio Oiticica, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
From Death to Death and Other Small Tales, National Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland
Kochi-Muziris Biennale, Kerala, India
2011
Hiper Cultura Loucura en el Vertigo del Mundo, Faena Arts Center, Buenos Aires, Argentina (solo)
La Lengua de Ernesto Retrospectiva 1987 – 2011, Museo de Arte Contemporaneo, Monterrey, Mexico (solo)
While Nothing Happens, Museo d’Arte Contemporanea de Roma, Roma, Italy (solo)
Intimacy, Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, Oslo, Norway
2010
The Edges of the World, Hayward Gallery, London, England (solo)
Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, USA (solo)
Dengo, mam - Museu de Arte Moderna de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil (solo)
Quando a gente para, o mundo roda, Casa de Cultura Laura Alvim, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (solo)
Navedenga, Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA
2009
Variations, Galerie Bob van Orsouw, Zürich, Switzerland (solo)
Anthropodino, Park Avenue Armory, New York, USA (solo)
A Culpa Civilizada, Musée des Beaux Arts de Nantes, Nantes, France (solo)
Mitodengo, Galpão Fortes Vilaça, São Paulo, Brazil (solo)
Museo d'Arte Contemporanea Roma, Rome, Italy (solo)
2008
Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York, USA (solo)
i8, Reykjavik, Iceland (solo)
Galeria Elba Benitez, Madrid, Spain (solo)
2007
Galeria Artur Fidalgo, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (solo)
Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, San Diego, USA (solo)
Galerie Max Hetzler Temporary, Berlin, Germany (solo)
2006
How to put it up, dulcieneia!, Galerie Bob van Orsouw, Zürich, Switzerland (solo)
The Malmö Experience, Malmö Konsthall, Sweden (solo)
Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo, Japan (solo)
Koyanagi Gallery, Tokyo, Japan (solo)
Tropicalia, Barbican Art Gallery, London, England
Sublme Embrace Art Gallery, Hamilton, Canada
Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennal, Tokamachi, Japan
2005
Extreme Abstraction, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, USA
O Corpo onde não há, Festival d’Automne, Espace Topographie de l´Art, Paris, France
5th Bienal de Arte do Mercosul, Porto Alegre, Brazil
Tropicália, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, USA
A Quarter Century of New Art in Houston, Contemporary Art Museum, Houston, USA
Galeria Fortes Vilaça, São Paulo, Brazil (solo)
Galerie Yvon Lambert, Paris, France (solo)
Freud Museum, Vienna, Austria (solo)
Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo, Japan (solo)
Koyanagi Gallery, Tokyo, Japan (solo)
Domaine de Kerguéhennec Centre D'art Contemporain, Paris, France (solo)
Exchange Brazil, Pacific Northwest College of art, Portland, USA
EducaçãO, Olha!, A Gentil Carioca, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Deseos Fluidos: Brazilian and Cubans Perspectives Between Reality and Fantasy, Thyssen-Bornemisza Art, Space in Progress, Vienna, Austria
20 Desarreglos: Panorama del Arte Brasileira, Museo de Arte Contemporánea de Vigo, Vigo, Spain
Objetos, Galeria Laura Marsiaj, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
A Imagem do Som de Dorival Caymmi, Paço Imperial, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Works of Art, Henry Art Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
Contained, Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York, USA
Troca Brasil, Feldman Gallery & Project Space and A Gentil Carioca, Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, USA
Hours Visual Arts of Contemporary Latin America, selected works from the Daros Latin-American Collection, Irish Musem of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland
Drawing from the Modern 1975-2005, Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA
Mé-tissages, Museum voor Industriele en Textiel, Gent, Belgium
Razão e Sensibilidade – Encontro com Arte, Casa Cor, São Paulo, Brazil
Fairy Tales Forever – Homage to H.C. Andersen, Aros Aarhus Kunstmuseum, Aarhus, Denmark
Bresil = Foot Art, Galerie 1900 – 2000, Paris, France
Desenhos: A-Z (Drawings: A-Z), Colecção Madeira Corporate Services, Porta 33, Funchal, Ilha da Madeira, Portugal
Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, USA (solo)
2004
Artists and I, Butler Gallery, Kilkenny, Ireland (solo)
Special installation for Project Room, Fundament Foundation - De Pont, Wilhelmina Park 1, Tilburg, The Netherlands (solo)
Projeto Respiração, Fundação Eva Klabin, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (solo)
Museu de Arte da Pampulha, Minas Gerais, Brazil (solo)
Casa - Poética do Espaço na Arte Brasileira, curated by Paulo Reis, Museu Vale do Rio Doce, Vila Velha, Espírito Santo, Brazil
Tilburg Triennial of Contemporary Art: Disorientation by Beauty, Fundament Foundation, Tilburg, The Netherlands
Brasil: Body Nostalgia, National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo; Kyoto, Japan
The Snow Show, Kemi and Rovaniemi, Lapônia, Finland
The encounters in the 21st Century: Polyphony - emerging resonances, 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, Japan
Centro Cultural São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil (solo)
Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin, Germany (solo)
Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, USA (solo)
Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia, USA (solo)

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.
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.” www.dexigner.com, February 2006
Davies, Serena. “Brazil’s psychedelic dream.” www.telegraph.co.uk, 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.” www.indy.org, November 19, 2005
“2005/2006 Museum Preview.” Art in America, Annual Guide Issue, December 2005
2005
de Almeida, Felipa. “Ernesto Neto: Sensory Experiences.” Sur la Terre, December 2005
Montgomery, Jenny. “Indianapolis art museum gets with the times.” FortWayne.com, November 25, 2005