In conjunction with the Hélio Oiticica retrospective, Lindsay has organized a series of concerts and events that illuminate the enduring impact of this period in Brazilian art.
Arto Lindsay Remembers Hélio Oiticica
The guitarist of the No Wave band DNA talks about the 1970s in Downtown New York and his friend Hélio Oiticica, whose retrospective is now at the Whitney Museum.
Best of 2016: Our Top 15 Exhibitions Across the United States
Here’s a small taste of what this vast country had to offer in art this year.
Tripping Through Hélio Oiticica’s Mythical World
To Organize Delirium at the Carnegie Museum of Art is Hélio Oiticica’s second retrospective in the US and is the first to delve into the Brazilian artist’s critical New York years.
102 Latin American Works Gifted to the Museum of Modern Art
In addition to the historic gift, the museum will establish a center for the study of modern art from Latin America.
In Tate Modern’s New Wing, a Broader, More Global View of Art
LONDON — The day began in the Turbine Hall, the 85-foot-tall atrium at the heart of Tate Modern, the most visited museum of modern and contemporary art in the world.
The Met Breuer Traces the Unfinished to the Deliberately Incomplete in Western Art
At a press preview earlier this month, Sheena Wagstaff, the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s chairwoman for modern and contemporary art, said that “arguably only the Met” could put on a show like Unfinished: Thoughts Left Visible.
A Documentary Takes a Walk Through Hélio Oiticica’s Past
“My life has transformed itself into a montage of simultaneous things,” Hélio Oiticica wrote in a letter in 1971.
Contemporary Brazilian Artists at Home with Neo-Concretists
“The house was more than a skin … an organism as alive as our own,” Lygia Clark wrote.
Ahead of World Cup, Brazilian Art Flourishes in NYC
There may never have been a better month to see Brazilian art in New York. Last weekend, Frieze brought a taste of São Paulo art galleries Casa Triângulo, Fortes Vilaça, Mendes Wood, Vermelho, and Jaqueline Martins, as well as Rio de Janeiro’s A Gentil Carioca, to Manhattan.
26th Street Courts the Masses with a Block Party
In unofficial conjunction with the inauguration of Frieze New York on Randall’s Island, the galleries on Chelsea’s 26th Street decided to go big and throw a block party last Saturday. If there is one kind of party that galleries excel at, it’s glamorous and exclusive after-hours functions, on a rooftop suite somewhere far above the streets of Chelsea; if there’s one area where galleries are found unanimously wanting, it’s dealing with the public, with “regular” people, the viewers who venture through their doors simply to look and not to buy. Considering this, it was surprising and encouraging to see high-end Chelsea galleries reaching out, in a coordinated effort, to the art-going public.