Iberian and Latin American Art at the 58th Venice Biennale

The 58th Biennale of Venice opened on 11 May. Here is a (non-comprehensive) list of Iberian and Latin American artists represented at the exhibition, which runs until 24 November 2019, and at accompanying events. Mexican artist Teresa Margolles was awarded a Special Mention at the event’s opening ceremony. By shifting existing structures from the realContinue reading “Iberian and Latin American Art at the 58th Venice Biennale”

Joana Vasconcelos at Waddesdon Manor

Joana Vasconcelos: Lafite Waddesdon Manor, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire 15 June – 23 October 2016 Major new addition to Waddesdon’s contemporary art collection, and part of its programme to work with contemporary artists. A pair of sculptures by Joana Vasconcelos has been installed on the North Front. In the form of a giant pair of candlesticks madeContinue reading “Joana Vasconcelos at Waddesdon Manor”

Joana Vasconcelos: Waddesdon Manor

Joana Vasconcelos at Waddesdon Manor, Buckinghamshire The Portuguese sculptor has unveiled the latest of her installations: a monumental pair of 7-metre-tall candlesticks created from glass wine bottles, on display at the North entrance of the 19th-century country house of the Rothschild family at Waddesdon Manor, Buckinghamshire. They have been bought for the Manor’s contemporary artContinue reading “Joana Vasconcelos: Waddesdon Manor”

Joana Vasconcelos, Manchester

In Manchester UK the city’s Manchester Art Gallery has been taken over to display (free) numerous sculptural, ceramic and textile interventions across the permanent collection displays and in the 3-storey atrium by the contemporary Portuguese artist Joana Vasconcelos as well as a paying exhibition entitled Time Machine of some five works, 15 February – 1Continue reading “Joana Vasconcelos, Manchester”