rivane neuenschwander in ‘southern stars: an exploration of latin american art’ at art paris 2019, grand palais, paris, france
4 April 2019For its twenty first edition, Art Paris 2019 brings together 150 modern and contemporary art galleries in the majestic setting of the Grand Palais. Favouring a multidisciplinary and thematic approach, the fair places special emphasis this year on new horizons in Latin American Art with the exhibition, ‘Southern Stars: An Exploration of Latin American Art'.
rivane neuenschwander in ‘across boundaries’ at the draiflessen collection, mettingen, germany
14 October 2018'Across boundaries' explores the use of maps as surfaces for projecting an understanding of the world. Featuring Contingent, 2008, by Rivane Neuenschwander, the exhibition reveals the historical power of maps to depict and even to shape reality.
rivane neuenschwander ‘allegory of fear’ at nc-arte, bogotá, colombia
4 August 2018In 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 2018Conceived 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 2017This 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 in 'floating worlds' at biennale de lyon, 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 pato pascual: disney's latin america and latin america's disney' at 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: contemporary brazilian art from the museum of modern art, são paulo', brazil
1 September 2017This 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 that contemporary Brazilian art cannot be defined by a single "ism" or contained within any one category.
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 Language manual alphabet.
rivane neuenschwander in 'now' at modern one, scottish national gallery of modern art, edinburgh, scotland, UK
25 March 2017Two 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, spain
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.
rivane neuenschwander's 'the name of fear' at museu de arte do rio, rio de janeiro, brazil
21 February 2017In 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.
rivane neuenschwander in 'entangled: threads & making' at turner contemporary, margate, kent, UK
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.
rivane neuenschwander in 'abstract/ object' at the art institute of chicago, illinois, USA
10 September 2016László 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, painting, and printed matter made from the 1960s to the present.
rivane neuenschwander in 'under the same sun: art from latin america today' at south london gallery, london, UK
10 June 2016With a focus on work made by artists born after 1968, in addition to several early pioneers who were active internationally in the 1960s and 70s, 'Under the Same Sun' examines a diversity of creative responses by artists to complex, shared realities that have been influenced by colonial and modern histories, repressive governments, economic crises, and social inequality, as well as by concurrent periods of regional economic wealth, development, and progress.
rivane neuenschwander in 'the campaign for art. modern and contemporary' at san francisco museum of modern art, san fransisco, USA
14 May 2016This 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.
rivane neuenschwander in texas debut of secondary stories at linda pace foundation, san antonio, texas, USA
30 April 2016The 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 gallery of the Linda Pace Foundation.
rivane neuenschwander in 'fear nothing, she says' at the museo nacional de escultura de valladolid, madrid, spain
18 November 2015Rivane 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 neunschwander in 'imagine brazil' at dhc/art foundation for contemporary art, montreal, canada
7 November 2015'What you will see is a constellation of works by young artists, our view on emerging Brazilian contemporary art. We also present two further exhibitions within the exhibition: a selection of more established artists who have been invited into the show by the younger ones whom we have chosen, providing a story of recent art in Brazil, and an exhibition of artists' books by emerging practitioners, curated by Jacopo Crivelli Visconti and Ana Luiza Fonseca.' - Gunnar B. Kvaran, Hans-Ulrich Obrist, Thierry Raspail (curators).
rivane neuenschwander in conversation at whitechapel gallery, london, UK
16 July 2015Prompted 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 the museum de lakenhal, leiden, the netherlands
27 June 2015Rivane 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 commissioned for new work as part of 2015 whitechapel gallery children's commission, london, UK
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 triennial of photography hamburg, the hamburger kunsthalle, hamburg, germany
19 June 2015As 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. The exhibition sets out to address the ambivalent and sometimes very controversial aspects of the "principle of hope" in the realm of contemporary photography.
rivane neuenschwander's 'erotisme' features at art basel unlimited, basel, switzerland
15 June 2015Rivane 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, sweden
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 in cornwall, UK.
23 May 2015What happens when art works are set in motion? When they move around the gallery or out into the world? Featuring work by Brazilian artist Rivane Neuenschwander, Images Moving Out Onto Space is an exhibition that asks these questions. The galleries are animated by light, colour and movement, and are full of bodies in all kinds of different states: flattened and fragmented, illuminated and reflected.
rivane neuenschwander in eav parque lage crossroads program, rio de janeiro, brazil
29 April 2015The 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.
rivane neuenschwander in 'do objeto para o mundo' itaú cultural in são paulo, brazil
2 April 2015Rivane 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.
rivane neuenschwander in 'scenes for a new heritage: contemporary art from the collection' at moma, new york, USA
8 March 2015Brazilian 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 landscape. Some of these artists use the lens of history-reflecting on past events or centuries-old artistic traditions-as a means of assessing current conditions.
rivane neuenschwander in 'fractured narratives: a strategy to engage' at david owsley museum of art at ball state university, indianapolis, USA
30 January 2015'Fractured Narratives' features contemporary art that addresses today's global issues, including privacy, modern warfare, the environment, and freedom of expression. The selection of film, photography, painting, sculpture, and sound art by famous and emerging artists invites visitors to reflect upon the ambiguities of modern, fragmented accounts. These current intercontinental and cross-cultural stories supplement and enhance the largely historical world art collection at the David Owsley Museum of Art.
rivane neuenschwander at kochi-muziris biennale 2014 in kerala, india.
12 December 2014Rivane 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, cosmology, time, space, dreams and myths.
rivane neuenschwander in 'do objeto para o mundo - coleção inhotim' at centre for contemporary art and photography, belo horizonte, brazil
10 December 2014Co-organised by Fundação Clóvis Salgado and Itaú, the exhibition features work from the Inhotim CACI Collection in CEP, Minas Gerais, Brazil. The CACI Institute was first realised by the mining entrepreneur Bernardo Paz de Mello in the mid-1980s. It has one of the most important collections of contemporary art in the world and a botanical collection which includes rare species from all continents.
rivane neuenschander in ‘what makes a home?' at statens museum for kunst, national gallery of denmark in copenhagen, denmark
11 October 2014Work 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.
rivane neuenschwander and yinka shonibare MBE at arco collection, ca2m, madrid, spain
9 October 2014In 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 first ARCO Collection show to be held at CA2M and will present a journey through the most significant pieces.
rivane neuenschwander in 4th edition of les ateliers de rennes, france
27 September 2014Rivane 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 and will take place in established arts venues in the city of Rennes.
rivane neuenschwander in ‘fractured narratives: a strategy to engage' at cornell fine arts museum in florida
17 September 2014Inspired 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 provoke critical dialogue and reflection by engaging visitors with the challenging ambiguities of complex narratives. The selected works offer diverse and nuanced considerations of the changing political, cultural, psychological, and social context of the past 10 years.
'rivane neuenschwander: misunderstandings' at museo de arte moderna de são paulo, brazil
2 September 2014Curated 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 spices. The exhibition will feature new work alongside some of the artist's most important earlier pieces.
rivane neuenschwander in the re-invention of allan kaprow's 'yard' at hepworth wakefield, wakefield, UK
4 July 2014The 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.
rivane neuenschwander in ‘new ways not to do' at kunsthalle vienna, vienna, austria
27 June 2014Gallery 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 critical but also a creative moment.
rivane neuenschwander in 'under the same sun: art from latin america today' at at guggenheim, new york, USA
13 June 2014'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 well as by concurrent periods of regional economic wealth, development, and progress. The exhibition presents contemporary artistic responses to the past and present that are inscribed within this highly nuanced situation, exploring the assertions of alternative futures.
rivane neuenschwander in 'imagine brazil': a touring exhibition travelling to musee d'art contemporain de lyon, france
5 June 2014Group 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.
rivane neuenschwander in 'tupi or not tupi' at museu oscar niemeyer in curitiba, brazil.
31 May 2014The 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 exhibition will be held in two rooms and several spaces both inside and outside at Museu Oscar Niemeyer.
rivane neuenschwander in 'atopia: migration, heritage and placelessness. works from the tba21-collection' at museo de arte zapopan, mexico
13 May 2014Atopia, a word mainly used in medicine and philosophy, literally means placelessness, out of place, unclassifiable and of high originality. The exhibition focuses on the practices and representations of the ways in which artists have accessed, rehearsed, participated in and negotiated concepts of "place" or "place of origin," their past, heritage, and cultural ambiguities, with all the dilemmas such notions provoke.
rivane neuenschwander in 'do it moscow' at garage museum of contemporary art, moscow, russia
1 May 2014Conceived 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 "scores" or written instructions by artists, which could then be openly interpreted every time they were presented. How would an artist's work be transformed if others made the artwork?
rivane neuenschwander selected for 12th bienal de cuenca in ecuador, 'ir para volver (leaving to return)'.
28 March 2014Curated 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 contemporary artistic production, but also for society as a whole, particularly in the historically and culturally stimulating context of Ecuador and of Cuenca, more specifically.
rivane neuenschwander in 'permission to be global': a collaboration between the cisneros fontanals art foundation (cifo) and the museum of fine arts, boston (mfa)
7 March 2014Travelling to MFA Boston from CIFO, the exhibition debuts the work of many artists never before seen in New England. Featuring sculpture, painting, photography, video, installation and performance art from 1960 to the present, the exhibition explores how avant-garde artists from the Caribbean, Central, and South America have become integral to discourses on "international" contemporary art after years of exclusion from institutions at home and abroad.
rivane neuenschwander in 'inhabiting time' at museu jumex, mexico city, mexico
7 March 2014As 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.
rivane neuenschwander in ‘variation. the obsessive as kind of landscape in the arco foundation collection' at centro de arte alcobendas in madrid, spain
12 February 2014This 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 obsessive as kind of landscape' features work by over thirty artists, including Rivane Neuenschwander's ‘Recife (Setembro 2003)', a montage of 30 photographic images of Recife, a port city of northeastern Brazil.
rivane neuenschwander in 'via brasil', at wexner center for the arts, ohio, USA
1 February 2014Gallery 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.
rivane neuenschwander presents 'the order and the method' for 'post' at kunsthal charlottenborg, copenhagen, denmark
2 November 2013For 'POST', Rivane Neuenschwander presents '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 and villages, destroying and pillaging as they go. The pair's exploits are recounted through postcards sent to their wives, telling tales of the horrors of battle. While they return home with a suitcase full of postcards of the splendorous of the world that they have fought for.
rivane neuenschwander contributes to frieze projects with on-going participatory performance
17 October 2013Gallery 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 and revealed, prior to the exhibition's opening.
rivane neuenschwander receives 2013 yanghyun prize, yanghyun foundation, seoul, south korea
11 October 2013Stephen 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 in 'der schein - glanz, glamour, illusion' at kestnergesellschaft, hanover, germany
23 August 2013Rivane 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.
rivane neuenschwander in 'homebodies' at the museum of contemporary art, chicago, USA
29 June 2013'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 range of artworks, some made of materials found in the domestic sphere and others that represent or re-create a sense of domesticity, Homebodies demonstrates a new understanding of how the domestic context has influenced the creation and interpretation of contemporary art.
rivane neuenschwander in 'kaboom: comics in art' at museum weserburg, austria
15 June 2013Comic 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. Roy Lichtenstein, Öyvind Fahrström, and many other artists introduced the aesthetic of comics into their paintings. In this way, they provocatively undermined the distinction between popular culture and established art. The Weserburg is taking up this theme with a large-scale exhibition.
rivane neuenschwander in 'you' at the mostyn, llandudno, UK
27 April 2013‘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 space.
gallery artist rivane neuenschwander in 'the insides are on the outside' at casa de vidro lina bo bardi in sao paulo, brazil
5 April 2013'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. These works, which share a sense of homage to Bo Bardi's work, are laid out against the controversially intimate backdrop of her garden, study and house, where the architect's rationalist education and her heightened sensitivity to the beauty of the vernacular make for a well-articulated project.
rivane neuenschwander features in 'every day matters' faurschou foundation in copenhagen, denmark
14 March 2013With '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.
rivane neuenschwander in 'yes naturally - how art saves the world' at gemeentemuseum den haag, the netherlands
13 March 2013The 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 what decides?' Are human beings the only ones to have a say or do animals, plants and inanimate objects also have a role to play?
rivane neuenschwander in 'scattered showers - forms of weather' at frankfurter kunstverein, germany
8 March 2013The 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, wind/storms, lightning, and sunshine are investigated and translated into aesthetic constellations; sometimes they even become a genuine component of the works, in which the materials used are exposed to the weather or it "actually" rains or storms in the work itself.
rivane neuenschwander features in 10th anniversary exhibition of pac (projet pour l'art contemporain) at centre pompidou, paris, france
17 October 2012Société des Amis du Musée d'Art Moderne 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 artists. In order to honour this project, the Centre Pompidou will present a selection of 30 pieces, including work by gallery artist Rivane Neuenschwander, from the collection offered by the PAC.
rivane neuenschwander in 'the politics of place: latin american photography, past & present' at phoenix art museum, pheonix, arizona, USA
4 August 2012Throughout 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 exhibition features photographs and one video work that evoke a potent sense of place, some in a literal sense and others metaphorically. Drawn primarily from Arizona collections, the selected photographs reflect distinctly national realities, cultural idiosyncrasies, and subtle political undertones.
rivane neuenschwander in 'red sky at night' at mercer untion - a centre for contemporary art in toronto, canada
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.
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 the important Japanese Gutai group, Allan Kaprow, Jackson Pollock, Niki de Saint Phalle, Yves Klein, Ana Mendieta, Alison Knowles, Rivane Neuenschwander, Yoko Ono and Lawrence Weiner.
rivane neuenschwander in 'marking time' at museum of contemporary art in syndey, austrailia
29 March 2012Explore 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 diverse media as drawing, watercolour, sculpture, installation, sound and light.
rivane neuenschwander in 'notations: the cage effect today' at the hunter college art galleries in new york, USA
2 February 2012'Notations: The Cage Effect Today' 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. Notations: The Cage Effect Today examines the reverberation of his diverse influence throughout North America, Asia, Europe, and Latin America.
'rivane neuenschwander's touring exhibition, 'a day like any other' travels to irish museum of modern art, dublin, republic of ireland
16 November 2011This 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.
rivane neunschwander is presented alongside haegue yang at kunsthalle lingen, germany
15 October 2011Kunsthalle 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 Distance (Public Barriers)', 'Anonymous Dialogues' and 'Prosopopoea' alongside video installations.
rivane neuenschwander features at 12th istanbul biennial, 2011, istanbul, turkey
17 September 2011The 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, and also rigorously attentive to the formal aspects of artistic production, integrating high modernist, minimal, and conceptual references with themes of everyday life.
rivane neuenschwander in 'measuring the world: heterotopias and knowledge spaces in art' at kunsthaus graz, graz, austria
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.
rivane neuenschwander in 'pinta: the modern and contemporary latin american art show' at the earls court exhibition centre, london, UK
6 June 2011Stephen 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.
rivane neuenschwander's touring exhibition, 'a day like no other' travels to scottsdale museum of contemporary art, arizona, USA
12 February 2011Rivane Neuenschwander's touring mid-career retrospective 'A Day Like No Other' is now on show at Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Scottsdale, Arizona.
rivane neuenschwander in '21st century, art in the first decade' at queensland art gallery, brisbane, austrailia
18 December 2010Rivane 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 tradition, the wish will come true when the ribbon eventually becomes undone and falls away.
rivane neuenschwander in 'dominÓ canÍbal (cannibal domino)' at pac murcia, spain
12 November 2010PAC 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's first survey exhibition "a day like any other" travels to kemper art museum, missouri, USA
8 October 2010Rivane Neuenschwander's 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: a solo exhibition at malmö konsthall, sweden
12 September 2010Rivane 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.
rivane neuenschwander at serpentine cinema, gate cinema, notting hill, london, UK
12 September 2010London-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.
'rivane neuenschwander: a day like any other' at new museum, new york, USA
23 June 2010This major midcareer survey of Brazilian artist Rivane Neuenschwander (b. 1967, Belo Horizonte, Brazil) covers a decade of the internationally admired artist's work. It spotlights the artist's unique contribution to the narrative of Brazilian Conceptualism and reveals her wide-ranging, interdisciplinary practice which merges painting, photography, film, sculpture, installation, collaborative actions, and participatory events.