Museum Exhibition

Lucía Pizzani in Mecarõ: Amazonia in the Petitgas Collection

CBP artist, Lucía Pizzani will be exhibiting works that span from 2015 to 2019 in this Museum show of works in the Collection of Catherine Petitgas.


A total of ten artworks from Pizzani that includes her Collodion wet plates, Ceramics, Photograms and works on paper have been chosen to participate, amongst the group of more that 100 pieces from over 50 artists from the Amazonian basin. The show will take place from March the 6th to May 31st 2020 at the Museum of Contemporary Art MOCO in Montpellier, France.

 

The exhibition curated by Vincent Honoré, Directeur des expositions, Anna Kerekes, Senior Curator et Jacqueline Kok, Curator with an exhibition design by Mr & Mr, is the first institutional presentation of Catherine Petitgas’ collection. A significant figure in the recognition of contemporary Latin American art in Europe, she has been collecting works for over twenty years. Her collection today consists of more than 900 works from rich the selection was made to be shown at the MOCO Hôtel des collections.

 

The exhibition, whose its title means “ the spirit of the forest ” in the Krahô language, emphasizes the relationship between these artists from this territory and their socio-economical and mental environment. There will be an accompanying catalogue with contributions by Kiki Mazzucchelli, Pedro de Niemeyer Cesarino and Claire Luna will be available. Two separate interviews with Catherine Petitgas and Sol Calero complete the publication.

 

Participating artists are:
Armando Andrade Tudela, Claudia Andujar, Brígida Baltar, Alberto Baraya, Milena Bonilla, Vivian Caccuri, Sol Calero, Patricia Camet, Tania Candiani, Carolina Caycedo, Chelpa Ferro, Lygia Clark, Donna Conlon, Alexandre da Cunha, José Damasceno, Elena Damiani, Tatiana Echeverri Fernandez, Sandra Gamarra, Ximena Garrido-Lecca, Gego, Anna Bella Geiger, Sonia Gomes, Beatriz Gonzáles, Claudia Jaguaribe, Lucia Laguna, Tonico Lemos Auad, Oswaldo Maciá, Teresa Margolles, Beatriz Milhazes, Paulo Nazareth, Maria Nepomuceno, Ernesto Neto, Rivane Neuenschwander, Lucia Nogueira, Hélio Oiticica, OPAVIVARÁ!, Nohemí Pérez, Solange Pessoa, Lucia Pizzani, Manuela Ribadaneira, Abel Rodríguez, Ivan Serpa, Valeska Soares, Clarissa Tossin, Erika Verzutti, Danh Vo and Luiz Zerbini.

March 16, 2020