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Using Walls, Floors, and Ceilings: Beatriz Milhazes

Jewish Museum, New York


Beatriz Milhazes will create a new series of sculptures for ‘Using Walls, Floors, and Ceilings’, which will hang throughout the lobby of the Jewish Museum. Milhazes’ new works are inspired by the annual celebration of carnival in her native Brazil. Each object is composed of the ephemeral, brightly coloured, and reflective materials used to decorate carnival floats, and Milhazes collaborated with float fabricators to realise the works. Refracting light and the movement of visitors beneath the sculptures’ incredibly light, dangling tendrils, brings them to life. Read more. 

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