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"Ernesto Neto: Abstract Bodies"
2001-10-10 until 2001-12-31
Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea
Ernesto Neto (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 1964) will present in CGAC a project in
which organic forms will merge with the architecture of the museum in order to
have the visitors touch, feel and smell those abstract bodies. Elastic fabric
floods the galleries with undulating forms, undergoing constant changes.
work presents us with a seductive image of bodies imagined by the artist,
revealing his interest in biological processes, in mutations and alteration of
Ernesto Netos works have been exhibited in the Contemporary Art Museum,
Houston; The Institute of Contemporary Art, London; The Museum of Modern
Art, New York; and in Spain, at Casa de América and Galería Elba Benítez,
Ernesto Neto: O Bicho, 2001
Textile installation. 500 x 200 x 1200.
View tof the installation from
delArsenale, 49 Bienal e Venecia.
Photo Cortesy of: Galería Fortes Vilaça/ Foto. E. Ortega