rivane neuenschwander in ‘across boundaries’ at the draiflessen collection, mettingen, germany

14 October 2018
In 'Across Boundaries', the Draiflessen Collection explores the use of maps as surfaces for projecting an understanding of the world. Juxtaposing geographical maps from various epochs with artworks that examine cartographic space, the show reveals the power of maps to influence our worldview. Split into three sections, ‘Knowledge', ‘Imagination', and ‘Power', the exhibition reveals the possibilities and limitations of maps in our attempts to depict and even control reality.

rivane neuenschwander ‘allegory of fear’ at nc-arte, bogotá, colombia

4 August 2018
In collaboration with Brazilian architect Alvaro Razuk, in 'Allegory of Fear' Rivane Neuenschwander creates a labyrinth of disorientating geometry and cavernous space. Originating with a project in which the artist asked local children to express their worst fears on paper, the labyrinth is emblematic of foundational human fears and of the power of art to master them.

rivane neuenschwander in 'take me (i'm yours)’ at villa medici, the french academy in rome, italy

1 June 2018
Conceived in 1995 by Christian Boltanski and Hans Ulrich Obrist for the Serpentine Gallery in London, 'Take Me (I'm Yours)' has since had numerous orchestrations. The exhibition includes 'First Love', Rivane Neuenschwander's psychologically complex adaptation of Samuel Beckett's novella by the same name. In First Love' visitors describe their ‘first love' to a police sketch artist.

rivane neuenschwander in 'visions of the earth / the planned world’ at banco santander foundation, madrid, spain

20 February 2018
'Visions of the Earth / The Planned World' is the first exhibition to showcase Luís Paulo Montenegro's renowned collection. Montenegro started his collection in 1999 and today has one of the most important collections of modern and contemporary art in Brazil. The exhibition is curated by Rodrigo Moura, former director of art and cultural programmes at Inhotim Institute.

rivane neuenschwander in ‘real time matrix' at museum of contemporary art of the university of são paulo, brazil

13 January 2018
'Real Time Matrix' takes time as its central theme and presents a collection of works from the late 1960s onwards. Conceptual works from the museum's collection are presented in dialogue with celebrated conceptual propositions that meet the guidelines MAC USP has drawn up to establish its exhibition and collection policy. The exhibition has been curated by Jacopo Crivelli Visconti.

rivane neuenschwander in ‘art and space’ at guggenheim bilbao, spain

5 December 2017
This exhibition presents more than 100 works by international artists and offers a reinterpretation of the history of abstraction in the past six decades. The point of departure of 'Art and Space' is the collaboration between Basque sculptor Eduardo Chillida and German philosopher Martin Heidegger in 1969, which resulted in the publication of an artist book whose title inspired that of this exhibition.

rivane neuenschwander at the 14th  biennale de lyon, france

20 September 2017
'Floating Worlds' is the second chapter of a trilogy around the word "modern". It was with this word that Thierry Raspail, Artistic Director of the Biennale de Lyon, invited Emma Lavigne, director of the Center Pompidou-Metz, to curate the 14th edition.

rivane neuenschwander in 'how to read el plato pascual' at mak - the schindler house, los angeles, USA

9 September 2017
'How to Read El Pato Pascual: Disney's Latin America and Latin America's Disney' is an exhibition of over 150 works by 48 Latin American artists who investigate and challenge nearly one hundred years of cultural influence between Latin America and Disney.

rivane neuenschwander in 'past/future/present' at phoenix art museum, arizona, USA

1 September 2017
'Past/Future/Present: Contemporary Brazilian Art from the Museum of Modern Art, São Paulo' presents a panorama of the most innovative art produced in Brazil from the 1990s to the 2010s.

This exhibition is a singular opportunity for American audiences to experience an in-depth look at the practice of Brazilian artists now recognised as the pioneers of their generation. The diversity of their proposals illustrates tha...

rivane neuenschwander in ‘art and alphabet’ at hamburger kunsthalle, hamburg, germany

21 July 2017
Art and Alphabet explores the relationship between writing and images in contemporary art. The basic components of writing - letters, symbols and alphabets - are analysed, manipulated and modified in the works of 20 international artists, including Rivane Neuenschwander's film ‘Erotisme', 2014. The work is based on the Surrealists' erotic hand signalling chart, a risqué adaptation of the standard American Sign L...

rivane neuenschwander in ‘now’ at modern one, scottish national gallery of modern art, edinburgh

25 March 2017
Two works by Rivane Neuenschwander feature in the opening exhibition of a new three year programme at Modern One: the film 'The Tenant', a collaboration with Cao Guimarães, and 'Colheita (Harvest)' which is an installation comprised of 365 shopping lists collected from supermarkets in London.

rivane neuenschwander in 'starting point’ at sala de arte santander, madrid

21 February 2017

'Starting Point' comprises a selection of works from the Isabel and Agustín Coppel Collection, including Rivane Neuenschwander's 'Nestor o Destatuador (Zé Carioca No. 13)', 2003.

The exhibition runs from 21 February until 11 June 2017.

Rivane Neuenschwander at Santander Art Gallery

rivane neuenschwander 'the name of fear’ at museu de arte do rio, rio de janeiro

21 February 2017
In this presentation Neuenschwander explores the idea of fear as perceived by a child. The artist has created handmade capes based on the drawings, fears and dreams of children from neighbourhoods in Rio de Janeiro. This is the second iteration of 'The Name of Fear', which was first shown at The Whitechapel Gallery in 2015.

The exhibition opens on 21 February 2017.

Rivane Neuenschwander at Museu de Arte do Rio

rivane neuenschwander in ‘entangled: threads & making’ at turner contemporary in margate, kent

28 January 2017
Entangled: Threads & Making is a major exhibition of sculpture, installation, tapestry, textiles and jewellery from the early 20th century to the present day. It features over 40 international female artists from different generations and cultures who challenge established categories of craft, design and fine art, and who share a fascination with the handmade and the processes of making itself.

The ex...

rivane neuenschwander in ‘abstract/object’ at the art institute of chicago, illinois, USA

10 September 2016
László Moholy-Nagy (American, born Hungary, 1895-1946) pioneered approaches to abstraction using industrial technology and emphasized art viewing as an intellectual and physical encounter involving more than eyesight alone. A companion to the concurrent Moholy-Nagy retrospective, this exhibition examines the resonance of the artist's experiments and open-mindedness with works in film, photography, painti...

rivane neuenschwander in ‘under the same sun: art from latin america today’ at south london gallery

10 June 2016
The South London Gallery presents Under the Same Sun: Art from Latin America Today, the second exhibition of the Guggenheim UBS MAP Global Art Initiative. Curated by Pablo León de la Barra, Guggenheim UBS MAP Curator, Latin America, in collaboration with the South London Gallery, the exhibition highlights recently acquired works by more than 20 artists working with mediums and methods including inst...

rivane neuenschwander in 'the campaign for art' at san francisco museum of modern art, california, USA

14 May 2016
Brazilian artist Rivane Neuenschwander is included in 'The Campaign for Art. Modern and Contemporary' at San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. This exhibition - one of several highlighting contributions from the museum's Campaign for Art - introduces the range and quality of these newly committed and gifted works in a multidisciplinary selection that strengthens and deepens SFMOMA's collection. Among th...

'rivane neuenschwander: secondary stories’ at linda pace foundation, texas, USA

30 April 2016
The Linda Pace Foundation presents the Texas debut of Secondary Stories, a room-sized installation by Brazilian artist Rivane Neuenschwander. Neuenschwander has become widely regarded for her often ephemeral work that explores narratives about language, nature, social interactions and the passing of time. Showcasing Secondary Stories as well as three video installation works, the exhibition opens at SPACE, the public ga...

rivane neuenschwander in 'fear nothing, she says' at museo nacional de escultura de valladolid, spain

18 November 2015
Rivane Neuenschwander is included in the group exhibition 'Fear Nothing, she says' at the Museo Nacional de Escultura de Valladolid, Madrid, Spain. The exhibition is curated by Rosa Martínez and produced by Acción Cultural Española. Neuenschwander's work 'The Tenant' is included. 

rivane neuenschwander in major touring group exhibition ‘imagine brazil’ at dhc/art, montreal, canada

7 November 2015
DHC/ART Foundation for Contemporary Art is pleased to present IMAGINE BRAZIL, a major exhibition of contemporary art from Brazil.

"We all have our own idea of Brazil. It is a country that is close to us and yet at the same time distant, mysterious and uncanny. In a certain way, Brazil is an imaginary country. It is a country of spectacular nature and magic, of ethnic and social diversity. In fa...

rivane neuenschwander: in conversation at whitechapel gallery

16 July 2015
Prompted by ideas arising from the current Children's Commission, The Name of Fear, the artist, Rivane Neuenschwander discusses her interest in psychoanalysis, childhood, and performativity with psychoanalyst Anouchka Grose.

In her installations, film, and photography, Neuenschwander employs fragile, unassuming materials to create mesmerizing aesthetic experiences, a process she describes as ‘ethereal materialism'.

The talk will take place on Thursday 16 July at 7pm at Whitechapel Gallery in London.

Rivane Neuenschwander at Whitechapel Gallery.

rivane neuenschwander in 'global imaginations' at meelfabriek, leiden

27 June 2015
Rivane Neuenschwander's works 'Pangaea's Diaries and 'Contingent' will be included in 'Global Imaginations' at the Museum de Lakenhal, Leiden, The Netherlands. The exhibition is being scheduled to coincide with the 440-year anniversary of Leiden University and is the result of a collaboration with Museum Volkenkunde and LeidenGlobal. Twenty leading contemporary artists from all over the world have been invited to exhibit their work or to make a new piece that reflects their vision on today’s globalized world. The exhibition is hosted in De Meelfabriek in Leiden, an abandoned flour factory that reflects the city’s industrial past. The sheer size of the immense factory complex will ensure that visiting the exhibition will be a striking experience.

rivane neuenschwander commission at whitechapel gallery, london

23 June 2015
Rivane Neuenschwander has been commissioned by The Whitechapel Gallery to make a new work as part of the of the 2015 Whitechapel Gallery Children's Commission. 

rivane neuenschwander in ‘when there is hope’ at the triennial of photography hamburg, germany

19 June 2015
As part of this year's Triennial of Photography Hamburg, the Hamburger Kunsthalle is presenting around 100 works by internationally acclaimed artists in the exhibition WHEN THERE IS HOPE. Photography, for all its claim to reality and authenticity, can also communicate hopes, dreams and desires. In contemporary art, above all, photographic images are often used to depict socio-political upheavals or docum...

rivane neuenschwander features in art unlimited, basel, 2015

15 June 2015
Rivane Neuenschwander will show her most recent film work 'Erotisme' at Art Basel Unlimited. This work was created for her major mid-career retrospective at the Museo de Arte Moderna de São Paulo, Brazil. 

rivane neuenschwander in 'after babel' at moderna museet, stockholm

13 June 2015
'After Babel' is a major group show about the many languages that form part of contemporary art. Curated by Daniel Birnbaum and Ann-Sofi Noring, the common denominator for the participating artists is that they build bridges between different languages and continents. Rivane Neuenschwander's film work 'Sunday' is included in the exhibition.

rivane neuenschwander in ‘images moving out onto space’ at tate st. ives

23 May 2015
Brazilian artist Rivane Neuenschwander in group exhibition 'Images Moving Out Onto Space' at Tate St. Ives in Cornwall, UK.

rivane neuenschwander in ‘encruzilhada' at eav parque lage, rio de janeiro, brazil

29 April 2015
The inaugural exhibition of the EAV Parque Lage Crossroads program is curated by Bernardo Mosqueira (assistant curator at Ulysses Carrilho) and comprises of one hundred and fifteen works by seventy-four artists, including gallery artist Rivane Neuenschwander. The exhibition is split between the Palace, Pool and Terrace, the stables, the Chapel plus the gardens and forest.

The works are organized around six core theme...

rivane neuenschwander in 'do objeto para o mundo' at itaÚ cultural, sÃo paulo, brazil

2 April 2015
Rivane Neuenschwander features in a group exhibition of works from the Inhotim Collection held at Itaú Cultural in São Paulo. The exhibition, curated by Inhotim's Rodrigo Moura and Ines Grosso, celebrates five years of mutual support between Inhotim and Itaú bank.

The works shown represent one among many possible anthologies of the collection. On the first floor, the show is subdivided in rooms that examine four mo...

rivane neuenschwander in ‘scenes for a new heritage’ at moma new york

8 March 2015
Brazilian artist Rivane Neuenschwander has a video work included in 'Scenes for a New Heritage: Contemporary Art from the Collection', a sweeping reinstallation of MoMA's Contemporary Galleries. This cross-medium selection of works, created in the past three decades by more than 30 international artists, represents a wide range of approaches to the political, social, and cultural flux that have shaped the current global landscap...

rivane neuenschwander in ‘fractured narratives’ at david owsley museum of art, indianapolis, USA

30 January 2015
Brazilian born and London based artist Rivane Neuenschwander has her work included in the group exhibition 'Fractured Narratives: A Strategy to Engage'. The exhibition takes place at David Owsley Museum of Art at Ball State University in Indianapolis, USA.

Fractured Narratives features contemporary art that addresses today's global issues, including privacy, modern warfare, the environment, and fre...

rivane neuenschwander at kochi-muziris biennale 2014, india

12 December 2014
Rivane Neuenschwander will participate at the Kochi-Muziris Biennale 2014 opening this December in the state of Kerala, India. Titled ‘Dead Reckoning : Whorled Explorations', the biennale is conceived as a temporary observation deck hoisted at Kochi. The exhibition draws upon a wide glossary of signs from this legendary maritime gateway to bring together sensory and conceptual propositions that map our world referencing history, geography...

rivane neuenschwander in group show at centre for contemporary art and photography in belo horizonte, brazil

10 December 2014
Rivane Neuenschwander has work included in the group exhibition 'Do Objeto para o Mundo - Coleção Inhotim' at Centre for Contemporary Art and Photography in Belo Horizonte, Brazil.

The exhibition, co-organised by Fundação Clóvis Salgado and Itaú, features work from the Inhotim CACI Collection in CEP, Minas Gerais, Brazil. The CACI Institute was first realised by the mining entrepreneur Bern...

rivane neuenschwander in group show ‘what makes a home?’ at the national gallery of denmark

11 October 2014
Work by Brazilian artist Rivane Neuenschander will be included in a children's exhibition about homes. The group show titled ‘What makes a home?' opens on 11 October at Statens Museum for Kunst - The National Gallery of Denmark in Copenhagen.

Neuenschwander, one of the most well known of the Brazilian conceptual artists to appear in the past decade, frequently employs a simple framework and materials (an...

rivane neuenschwander and yinka shonibare MBE in group exhibition at arco collection, madrid

9 October 2014
In recent months, CA2M has become the new home of the country's most significant contemporary art collections: the Collection of the Fundación Arco. This collection comprises 300 works by 224 key artists in contemporary creation, both on a national and international level, and it includes the main trends of the 21st century as well as the last 30 years of the 20th century.

Collection IX will constitute the f...

rivane neuenschwander in the 4th edition of les ateliers de rennes, france

27 September 2014
Rivane Neuenschwander will feature ‘Quarta-Feira de Cinzas / Epilogue', a video work made in collaboration with Cao Guimares in 2006, as part of the 4th edition of the Ateliers de Rennes.

The biennial will see three spaces host 'PLAY TIME', a sequence of international group exhibitions that question our way of working and playing together. The event will mix emerging and renowned artists, existing works and new productions...

rivane nueunschwander in group exhibition at cornell fine arts museum, florida

17 September 2014
Rivane Neuenschwander is in the group exhibition ‘Fractured Narratives: a strategy to engage' at Cornell Fine Arts Museum in Florida. Inspired by the Alfond Collection of Contemporary Art at Rollins College, the exhibition features work by established and emerging artists who address contemporary global issues such as privacy, modern warfare, the environment, and freedom of expression. Fractured Narratives aims to prov...

'rivane neuenschwander: misunderstandings' at museo de arte moderna sÃo paulo

2 September 2014
Museo de Arte Moderna de São Paulo will hold 'Rivane Neuenschwander: Misunderstandings', Rivane Neuenschwander's first major solo exhibition in Latin America, opening on 2 September 2014.

Curated by Adriano Pedrosa, the exhibition will explore nature's hidden and often chaotic logic. This is conveyed under the alchemic artistic hand of the artist by using materials like ant-eaten rice paper, coconut powder and ground sp...

rivane neuenschwander in reinvention of allan kaprow's yard at the hepworth wakefield, UK

4 July 2014
The Hepworth Wakefield presents the first reinvention in the UK of Allan Kaprow's iconic environment YARD, featuring a series of interventions by Koo Jeong-A, Nicola Conibere, Janine Harrington, Rie Nakajima, Robbie Synge, David Toop and gallery artist Rivane Neuenschwander.

YARD was first realised by the American artist Allan Kaprow (1927-2006) in 1961 in the open-air sculpture garden behind the Martha Jackson Ga...

rivane neuenschwander in group show at kunsthalle vienna

27 June 2014
Gallery artist Rivane Neuenschwander is in a group exhibition at Kunsthalle Vienna in Austria. ‘New ways not to do' is focused on the nature of productivity, a response to the modern day obsession with growth and progress. Productivity can be understood in different contexts: man-made, natural and artistic. The exhibition tells the story of a particular type of plant that fails to bring forth productivity; looking at this omission as not only a ...

rivane neuenschwander in group exhibition at guggenheim, new york

13 June 2014
Gallery artist Rivane Neuenschwander's work 'Mapa-Múndi/BR (Postal)', 2007 is included in a group exhibition at Guggenheim. Under the Same Sun: Art from Latin America Today reconsiders the state of contemporary art in Latin America, investigating the creative responses of artists to complex, shared realities that have been influenced by colonial and modern histories, repressive governments, economic crises, and social inequality, as wel...

group show 'imagine brazil', featuring rivane neuenschwander, tours to mac lyon

5 June 2014
Group exhibition Imagine Brazil tours to Musee d'art Contemporain de Lyon. Previously presented at the Astrup Fearnley Museet in Oslo, Norway, Imagine Brazil offers a snapshot of Brazilian contemporary art.

The exhibition will showcase Brazilian contemporary art, with particular focus on the young, emerging art scene. Imagine Brazil is the fourth exhibition in the series focusing on a country's art scene. The Brazilian art ...

rivane neuenschwander in group show at museu oscar niemeyer, brazil

31 May 2014
Gallery artist Rivane Neuenschwander is included in the group exhibition 'Tupi or not Tupi' at Museu Oscar Niemeyer in Curitiba, Brazil.

The exhibition comes from the provocative phrase of the Movimento Antropofágico, a mark of Modernism in Brazil. The show presents a chronological reading of the artistic production in different moments of the history of Brazil - Modernism, New State, Golden Age, Leaden Years and Contemporary art. The ...

rivane neuenschwander in group show at museo de arte zapopan, mexico

13 May 2014
Gallery artist Rivane Neuenschwander features work at 'Atopia: Migration, Heritage and Placelessness. Works from the TBA21-Collection'. The exhibition is located at Museo de Arte Zapopan in Guadalajara, Mexico and was developed in collaboration with Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary (TBA21) in Austria. ‘Atopia' is based on a selection of artworks from TBA21's collection of contemporary art.

Atopia, a word mainly used in medicine and...

rivane neuenschwander at garage museum of contemporary art, moscow

1 May 2014
Rivane Neuenschwander is a participating artist at 'do it Moscow', a major programme of events at Garage Museum of Contemporary Art, Moscow.

Conceived by curator Hans Ulrich Obrist, do it began in Paris in 1993 as a result of a discussion with the artists Christian Boltanski and Bertrand Lavier about how to make exhibitions more flexible and open-ended. The conversation developed into the question of whether a show could be made from "sc...

rivane neuenschwander in 12th bienal de cuenca, ecuador

28 March 2014
Rivane Neuenschwander has been selected for the 12th Bienal de Cuenca in Ecuador, titled 'Ir para volver (Leaving to Return)'.

Curated by Jacopo Crivelli Visconti, the 12th Bienal de Cuenca is conceived as an open thought process, in which the artworks form different thematic constellations by emphasizing a set of independent, yet equally interrelated concepts. The Bienal's conceptual nuclei have to do with issues that are not only relevant for ...

rivane neuenschwander in 'permission to be global' at museum of fine arts boston

7 March 2014
'Permission to Be Global', featuring gallery artist Rivane Neuenschwander, is a collaboration between the Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation (CIFO) and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA) featuring over 50 contemporary Latin American works from the collection of Ella Fontanals-Cisneros, founder and president of CIFO.

Travelling to MFA Boston from CIFO, it debuts the work of many artists never before seen in New England. ...

rivane neuenschwander in 'inhabiting time' at museo jumex, mexico city

7 March 2014
As a three-dimensional collage with the gallery as its parergon, the exhibition, 'Inhabiting Time', presents a selection of close to thirty works from Colección Jumex, including Rivane Neuenschwander's ‘Digressões Palatáveis (Palatable Digressions)' 2010.

We all inhabit time. The artist does it by reifying periods of his life, which are then accumulated by the collector. Everyone (more or less voluntarily) leaves behind some evide...

rivane neuenschwander in group exhibition at centro de arte alcobendas, madrid

12 February 2014
Gallery artist Rivane Neuenschwander is in group exhibition ‘Variation. The obsessive as kind of landscape in the Arco Foundation Collection' at the Centro de Arte Alcobendas in Madrid, Spain.

The exhibition is made up of works from the ARCO Foundation collection. The ARCO Foundation was founded in 1987 by ARCOmadrid and Ifema as a non-profit organization with the mission of promoting contemporary art. ‘Variation. The o...

rivane neuenschwander video work in via brasil at wexner center for the arts

1 February 2014
Gallery artist Rivane Neuenschwander and her some-time collaborator Cao Guimarães have their video work 'Quarta-feira de cinzas/Epilogue' 2006 included at Via Brasil, a Wexner Center programme focusing on contemporary art and culture in Brazil.

Screenings will run continuously seven days a week for the duration of February; a month synonymous in Brazil with Carnival. This captivating collaboration by two of Brazil's leadin...

rivane neuenschwander 'the order and the method' for post at kunsthal charlottenborg, copenhagen

2 November 2013
For 'POST', gallery artist Rivane Neuenschwander presents the work 'The Order and the Method', which is based on a sequence from Jean Luc Godard´s feature film The Carabineers from 1963. The film tells the story of two poor men called to serve in battle, lured by promises of the world's riches. Their wives encourage them to fight when they hear about the riches. The men leave and cross the battlefields ...

acclaimed brazilian artist rivane neuenschwander in frieze projects 2013, london

17 October 2013
Gallery artist Rivane Neuenschwander will contribute to Frieze Projects with an on-going participatory performance inspired by her previous piece The Conversation (2010), presented at the New Museum, New York. With reference to Francis Ford Coppola's 1974 psychological thriller of the same title, The Conversation (2010) featured a series of spying devices hidden within the gallery space, which Neuenschwander searched a...

rivane neuenschwander winner of the yanghyun prize 2013

11 October 2013
Stephen Friedman Gallery is pleased to announce that The Yanghyun Foundation (Eunyoung Choi, Chief Director) have chosen Brazilian artist Rivane Neuenschwander as the recipient of the 2013 Yanghyun Prize. Neuenschwander has been selected by the jury panel consisting of Fumio Nanjo, Director of Mori Art Museum, and Philippe Vergne, Director of Dia Art Foundation.

Rivane Neuenschwander was born in 1967 in Brazil. She studied at the Federal Unive...

rivane neuenschwander in group exhibition at kestnergesellschaft, hanover

23 August 2013
Rivane Neuenschwander will participate in a group exhibition entitled 'Der Schein - glanz, glamour, illusion' at the Kestnergesellschaft, Hanover, Germany. The exhibition will examine the importance of precious materials in contemporary art, and will reflect of themes of eternity as well as illusion, fakery and transience. The video work ‘Quarta-Feira de Cinzas / Epilogue' 2006 will be included in this exhibition.

The exhibiti...

rivane neuenschwander in group exhibition at the mca, chicago

29 June 2013
Stephen Friedman Gallery is delighted to announce that gallery artists Rivane Neuenschwander is participating in a group exhibition called Homebodies at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, USA. The work on show will be the 2010 video work titled ‘The Tenant.'

Homebodies presents work by contemporary artists who examine the space of the home, both literally and metaphorically, as an integral site for making art. Featuring an expansive r...

rivane neuenschwander in group exhibition at the weserburg museum, austria

15 June 2013
Stephen Friedman Gallery is pleased to announce that gallery artist Rivane Neuenschwander will be participating in a group exhibition at the Museum Weserburg titled 'KABOOM: Comics in Art'. 

Comic strips and cartoons have been a constant source of inspiration for artists since the very beginning. But it was only with British and American Pop Art that the world of speech balloons made its grand entry into galleries and museums....

rivane neuenschwander in group exhibition at mostyn, llandudno

27 April 2013
Gallery artist Rivane Neuenschwander is part of a group exhibition titled 'YOU' at the Mostyn, Llandudno, UK. 

‘YOU' will engage the viewer in ways that they may not be accustomed to in relation to their experience of artworks and exhibitions to date. As it responds to the visitor, and is subject to perpetual change and re-order in accordance to their activity, it will challenge conventional codes of behaviour in the context of a gallery ...

rivane neuenschwander in 'the insides are on the outside', curated by hans ulrich obrist, at casa de vidro lina bo bardi, sao paulo, brazil

5 April 2013
Gallery artist Rivane Neuenschwander features in the lastest instalment of the Hans Ulrich Obrist curated group exhibition 'The Insides are on the Outside' at Casa de Vidro Lina Bo Bardi in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

'The Insides are on the Outside' (a title dreamt up by Douglas Gordon), exhibits works by over thirty artists and architects, grouped into three phases.


rivane neuenschwander in group exhibition 'every day matters' at faurschou foundation, copenhagen

14 March 2013
Gallery artist Rivane Neuenschwander features in the upcoming exhibition at Faurschou Foundation in Copenhagen, 'Every Day Matters'.

With 'Every Day Matters' Faurschou Foundation presents a group exhibition of intern­ational contemporary
artists, each of whom has made a mark in an intelligent way with politically and aesthetically surprising works.

The participating artists are Adel Abdessemed, Kader Atti...

rivane neuenschwander in 'yes naturally: how art saves the world' at gemeentemuseum, the hague, the netherlands

13 March 2013
The international art event 'Yes Naturally - How art saves the world' will opened on 15 March 2013 around the Gemeentemuseum Den Haag and features Rivane Neuenschwander's film 'Quarta Feira de Cinzas / Epilogue' (2006). Yes Naturally is an event initiated by Stichting Niet Normaal under the artistic direction of Ine Gevers. The key question in Yes Naturally is ‘What is natural, and who or w...

rivane neuenschwander in 'scattered showers - forms of weather' at frankfurter kunstverein, germany

8 March 2013
The starting point of the exhibition 'Scattered Showers - Forms of Weather', featuring gallery artist Rivane Neuenschwander, is the surprising amount of contemporary artists whose interest in the weather draws on its complex relationship to the immediate realities of our surroundings. Concrete forms and effects of weather play a central role in their work. Phenomena such as snow, ice, rain, fog, clouds,...

rivane neuenschwander in '10 year anniversary of the projet pour l’art contemporain (pac)' at centre pompidou

17 October 2012
From 17 October 2012 to 1 May 2013, the Société des Amis du Musée d'Art Moderne will celebrate the 10th anniversary of the PAC - Projet pour l'art contemporain - initiated in 2002 by Alfred Pacquement and François Trèves. As a unique project, the PAC gathers around sixty friends of the MNAM who generously donate to the museum, so that it can, every year, buy from 5 to 10 works by emerging...

rivane neuenschwander in 'the politics of place: latin american photography, past at present' at phoenix art museum

4 August 2012
Rivane Neuenschwander is featured in 'The Politics of Place: Latin American Photography, Past & Present' at Phoenix Art Museum.

Throughout the 20th century and into the 21st, artists from Latin America have embraced photography as a means of capturing their surroundings, documenting episodes of social injustice and political upheaval, and constructing images of national identity. This e...

rivane neuenschwander in 'red sky at night' at mercer union, toronto

15 June 2012
'Red Sky at Night' at Mercer Untion - A Centre For Contemporary Art in Toronto fearures Absalon, Heike Baranowsky, Jack Goldstein, Cao Guimarães and gallery artist Rivane Neuenschwander, John Massey, Jonathan Monk, Bruce Nauman, Berndnaut Smilde. The exhibition is curated by Sarah Robayo Sheridan.

Taking its name from a piece of weather lore, the exhibition puts into conversation artworks that contend with atmospheric effects and env...

rivane neuenschwander in 'explosion! painting as action' at moderna museet, stockholm, sweden

2 June 2012
'Explosion! Painting as Action' at Moderna Museet, Stockholm explores the rich and complex cross fertilisations and borderlands of painting, performance and conceptual art. It traces this expanded idea of painting as action from late 1940's until today. The exhibition will include works in different mediums by some 45 artists from many parts of the world such as gallery artist Rivane Neuenschwander alongside t...

rivane neuenschwander in 'marking time' at museum of contemporary art, sydney

29 March 2012
Rivane Neunschwander has been selected to exhibit in 'Marking Time', an upcoming group show in the newly refurbished Museum of Contemporary Art in Syndey.

Explore the ways in which artists visualise time and its passing in 'Marking Time'. Featuring major works by eleven Australian and international artists, you'll see the concept and representation of time - past, present and future - reinterpreted and revealed across such ...

rivane neuenschwander in 'notations: the cage effect' at hunter college art galleries, new york

2 February 2012
Stephen Friedman Gallery is pleased to announce that Rivane Neuenschwander will be taking part in the group exhibition Notations: The Cage Effect Today at The Hunter College Art Galleries in New York. The exhibition marks the centennial of John Cage's birth, commemorating the widespread effect of the artist's six decades of assiduous, and relentless inventive creation on subsequent generations of artists...

rivane neuenschwander at irish museum of modern art

16 November 2011
This major mid-career survey of the work of the internationally admired Brazilian artist Rivane Neuenschwander covers a decade of her work. A Day Like Any Other highlights her unique contribution to the narrative of Brazilian Conceptualism and reveals her wide ranging, interdisciplinary practice that merges painting, photography, film, sculpture, installation, collaborative actions and participatory events. Three installations in the exhibition i...

rivane neuenschwander at kunsthalle lingen, germany

15 October 2011
Kunsthalle Lingen in Germany is presenting the work of Brazilian artist Rivane Neunschwander, alongside South Korean Haegue Yang, from 15th October to 18th December 2011 in the exhibition 'Escaping Things and Words'. Both their work is characterised by a poetic and sensual form of language without words, created across a diverse range of media such as installation, sculpture and video. Neuenschwander will be exhibiting the works 'At a Certain Dist...

rivane neuenschwander at istanbul biennale 2011

17 September 2011
The Untitled (12th Istanbul Biennial), 2011 is curated by Jens Hoffman and Adriano Pedrosa.

The Untitled (12th Istanbul Biennial), 2011 explores the rich dialogue between art and politics, focusing on artworks that are both formally innovative and politically outspoken. It takes as its point of departure the work of the Cuban American artist Felix Gonzalez-Torres (1957-1996). Gonzalez-Torres was deeply attuned to both the personal and the political, ...

rivane neuenschwander at universalmuseum joanneum

11 June 2011
'Measuring the World: Heterotopias and Knowledge Spaces in Art' presents a rare opportunity to see Rivane Neuenschwander's important film work 'Pangaea's Diaries'. Here, and on the occasion of the bicentenary of the Universalmuseum Joanneum, the Kunsthaus Graz explores the subject of museums as heterotopias where local rules apply and accumulating and contrasting can become a critical strategy outside time.

Museums classify, collect, group, consider a...

rivane neuenschwander's ‘prosopopeia’ 2010, showing at pinta art fair, london (6 june - 9 june 2011)

6 June 2011
'Pinta: The Modern and Contemporary Latin American Art Show' will commence on 6 June at the Earls Court Exhibition Centre, London. Stephen Friedman Gallery, in participation with Tanya Bonakdar Gallery (New York) and Galeria Fortes Vilaca (Sao Paulo), is delighted to present a solo project by Rivane Neuenschwander as part of the Art Projects section curated by Pablo Leon de la Barra. 

‘Prosopopéia' ...

rivane neuenschwander at scottsdale museum of contemporary art

12 February 2011
Rivane Neuenschwander's touring mid-career retrospective 'A Day Like No Other' is now on show at Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Scottsdale, Arizona.

The exhibition will last until 5 June 2011.

For further information, please consult Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art's website by clicking here.

rivane neuenschwander- 21st century, art in the first decade- queensland art gallery, brisbane

18 December 2010
Rivane Neuenschwander's unique and multifaceted practice reflects on language, the natural world and the passing of time. In I wish your wish 2003, hundreds of coloured ribbons printed with wishes, submitted to the artist from visitors to previous exhibitions, hang from a gallery wall. Visitors are invited to select a ribbon, tie it to their wrist and leave a new wish in return. According to a Brazilian ...

rivane neuenschwander - domino canibal at pac murcia

12 November 2010
PAC MURCIA 2010 gets underway with the exhibition DOMINÓ CANÍBAL [Cannibal Domino] curated by Cuauhtémoc Medina (Mexico City, 1965) who is introducing this new exhibition format using one single venue over a period of twelve months in which each successive artist will create his/her work based on the idea of the previous artist.

rivane neuenschwander at the mildred lane kemper art museum, st louis

8 October 2010
Rivane Neuenschwander'd first survey exhibition "A Day Like Any Other" tours from the New Museum in New York to the Kemper Art Museum and is open until 10 January.

rivane neuenschwander at serpentine cinema

12 September 2010
London-based artist Duncan Marquiss will screen a new film and Brazilian artist Rivane Neuenschwander will present recent films, including The Tenant (2010), shot with long-term collaborator Cao Guimaraes; The Fall (2009), made with Sergio Neuenschwander; and the premiere of her new film, Sunday, which is still in production.


Duncan Marquiss (b. 1979, Scotland) works with video, drawing and collage. Often using appropriated material, he draws links bet...

rivane neuenschwander at malmo konsthall

12 September 2010
Rivane Neuenschwander's solo exhibition at Malmö Konsthall will be the first in northern Europe that fully explores one of the most interesting Brazilian artists today and most poetic voices on the contemporary art scene. She investigates themes of language, movement and consumption.

The turning point in Neuenschwander's approach and work is a search for the gentle beauty and wonders of the natural world. The works have at times included animals such as fi...

rivane neuenschwander at the new museum

23 June 2010
Rivane Neuenschwander: A Day Like Any Other

This major midcareer survey of Brazilian artist Rivane Neuenschwander (b. 1967, Belo Horizonte, Brazil) will cover a decade of the internationally admired artist's work. It will spotlight the artist's unique contribution to the narrative of Brazilian Conceptualism and reveal her wide-ranging, interdisciplinary practice which merges painting, photography, film, sculpture, installation, collaborative actions, and partici...