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Picks 365

Check out the art works selected by Camila Yunes, founder of KURA, on our digital platform SP-Arte 365!

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22 Aug 2019, 7 pm

Bridging art and design lovers with the main galleries in the field is the main objective of SP-Arte 365. The digital showroom allows the user to browse through artists and works pages, share them on social media, as well as start a chat with the gallery to request more information.

This time, Picks 365 is led by curator Camila Yunes. The young collector is also the founder of KURA: an art advisory platform, with various projects related to contemporary art.

Check out the selection!

 

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Alice Quaresma
“Cocoa”, 2016

Oil pastel and acrylic paint over photographic print

51 x 76 x 3 cm

Starting from interventions and superpositions in the photographs captured by Alice Quaresma, she creates a new landscape, a new way of interpreting and seeing that same image already known to so many people. Alice permeates the sensible and the playful. I like the feel of duality in her work – the documentation of the real in consonance with an imaginary scenery created by her.

Geraldo de Barros
“Fotoforma, São Paulo, Brazil”

Multiple-exposure on the negative

27 x 28 cm

In times of SP-Foto, I can’t not mention one of the masters of Brazilian photography, who was also a member of Foto Cine Clube Bandeirante, the core of modernist Brazilian photography. Geraldo de Barros was a pioneer of abstract photography in Brazil. He created new possibilities for photography and surpassed the representation field, so that form became his main protagonist. I find his power of abstraction of image and synthesis of form very beautiful. Geraldo is one of those artists who reveal the invisible and capture the hidden details.

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Ivan Grilo
“Trabalho de Sísifo”, 2018

print on cotton paper, enamel ink and sticker

102 x 72 x 3 cm

© FilipeBerndt

The raw material of Ivan Grilo’s work is documental photography, found in different photography collections. He creates works from the appropriation of these images, and also by intervening on them. Poetic narratives that reinforce and discuss the idea of heritage and past, frequently forgotten and ‘erased’, emerge from this process. I like the idea that, for the artist, the important thing isn’t the instant the image is portrayed, but all the layers that compose that instant. He is able to discuss important issues in a poetic way.

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