Installation view of Claudia Fontes’ exhibition at the 33rd Bienal de São Paulo, ‘Affective Affinities’, 2018.

Artists are taking back control at the São Paulo biennial

The displays curated by artists at this year’s event are a welcome change from the traditional biennial format

18 Oct 2018

How the body became political for the women of Latin American art

In the turbulent decades of the 1960s to ’80s, female artists found creative ways to resist and transform the status quo

26 Apr 2018
Abaporu (detail; 1928), Tarsila do Amaral. Collection MALBA, Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires.

Tarsila do Amaral: the mother of Brazilian modernism

The first solo show in the US dedicated to the trailblazing Brazilian artist explores what it means to be the painter of one’s country

13 Feb 2018