Tonico Lemos Auad curates 'Barefoot' at Large Glass, London, UK

28 November 2019
Tonico Lemos Auad curates a group exhibition, Barefoot at Large Glass, London, UK. The exhibition features artists including: Lorena Ancona, Matthew Lutz-Kinoy, Nao Matsunaga, Tiago Mestre, Anna-Bella Papp.

Tonico Lemos Auad takes part in an afternoon of presentations and discussion at Whitechapel Gallery, London, UK

26 October 2019
Drawing on Anna Maria Maiolino's exhibition, this afternoon of presentations and discussions convened by guest curator Kiki Mazzucchelli invites artists, curators and academics to delve into art made by women in Latin America today.

2019 Frieze Stand Prize Awarded to Stephen Friedman Gallery

1 October 2019
Stephen Friedman Gallery is pleased to receive the 2019 Frieze Stand Prize, awarded for outstanding gallery presentation at Frieze London. The presentation includes two solo projects by Swedish artist Mamma Andersson and Brazilian artist Tonico Lemos Auad, both new bodies of work created especially for the fair and united in capturing a distinct sense of place in their work.

Tonico Lemos Auad and Andreas Eriksson feature in 'New Materialism' at Bonniers Konsthall

13 February 2019
The autumn group exhibition gathers 13 artists who work within textile, wood, clay and ceramics. The exhibition focusses attention on the increasing interest in crafts as a material and method within the contemporary art field.

Tonico Lemos Auad exhibits in group show, 'In the Labyrinth' at Large Glass, London, UK

8 February 2019
The idea of the labyrinth has inspired many artists through time. This show brings together labyrinthine works by exceptional, contemporary artists: Alice Channer, Dorothy Cross, Tonico Lemos Auad, Helen Mirra, Alison Turnbull, Mark Wallinger and Carey Young. The inspiration for the show comes from Charlotte Higgins' book ‘Red Thread: On Mazes and Labyrinths'.

Tonico Lemos Auad in 'Enchanted Bodies / Fetish for freedom' at Galleria d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea (GAMeC), Rome, Italy

8 June 2018
'Enchanted Bodies / Fetish for Freedom' is the brainchild of Bernardo Mosqueira, founder and director of the independent Solar dos Abacaxis space in Rio de Janeiro. An international panel of judges selected the exhibition proposal in May 2017, deeming it to "reflect profound changes in contemporary society while reading the exhibition space in an absolutely innovative and unusual way, placing the visitor at the centre of an active experience, interacting with the works of many artists".

Tonico Lemos Auad at the 13th Edition of the Sharjah Biennial: Tamawuj, United Arab Emirates

10 March 2017
For the thirtienth edition of the Sharjah Biennial, Tonico Lemos Auad will present 'A moment of the sky / four humours'. In this work, which was first shown at De La Warr Pavilion in 2015, the artist creates a garden of medicinal plants that visitors can engage with.

Tonico Lemos Auad at the Drawing Biennial 2017, Drawing Room, London, UK

2 March 2017
For The Drawing Biennial 2017, Tonico Lemos Auad presents 'Indio', a new work made from paper and cotton thread. This fundraiser offers insights into how artists contend with a world in flux and provides a snapshot of contemporary drawing practices.

Tonico Lemos Auad and Rivane Neuenschwander in 'Soft Power, Arte Brasil', Kunsthal Kade, Amersfoort, The Netherlands

21 May 2016
Tonico Lemos Auad and Rivane Neuenschwander feature in 'Soft Power. Arte Brasil', a major exhibition at Kunsthal Kade in Amersfoort, The Netherlands.

Tonico Lemos Auad in 'What Separates Us', an HS Projects Group exhibition at the Embassy of Brazil, London, UK

20 May 2016
HS Projects presents ‘What separates us', a group exhibition by four Brazilian artists, Tonico Lemos Auad, Adriano Costa, Rodrigo Matheus and Matheus Rocha Pitta, at Sala Brazil, the Embassy of Brazil in London.

Tonico Lemos Auad in 'All Heritage is Poetry (Todo o Património é Poesia)' at Fundação Eugénio de Almeida, Évora, Portugal

14 May 2016
Tonico Lemos Auad is in ‘All Heritage is Poetry (Todo o Património é Poesia)', a group exhibition at Fundação Eugénio de Almeida to mark the 30th anniversary of Évora, in south-cental Portugal, receiving classification as a World Heritage site by UNESCO.

Tonico Lemos Auad at the De La Warr Pavilion, East Sussex, UK

30 January 2016
The London-based Brazilian artist Tonico Lemos Auad (b.1968) is the subject of a major solo exhibition at De La Warr Pavilion in East Sussex, UK. The exhibition will respond to De La Warr Pavilion's proximity to the natural elements and the town's history as a seaside resort and its relationship to mental health and well-being.

Juan Araujo, Tonico Lemos Auad, Thomas Hirschhorn and Rivane Neuenschwander at the Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Russia

21 September 2015
Juan Araujo, Tonico Lemos Auad, Thomas HIrschhorn and Rivane Neuenschwander all have work included in a group exhibition held at The Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Russia.

Tonico Lemos Auad at Pivô, São Paulo, Brazil

5 April 2015
Pivô in São Paulo presents a solo exhibition of work by the Brazilian-born and London-based artist Tonico Lemos Auad

Tonico Lemos Auad in 'A Sense of Things' at Zabludowicz Collection, London, UK

16 January 2014
In a world full of clutter it is difficult to notice things for more than a moment. 'A Sense of Things' focuses on how objects exert their calling on us. In the context of an exhibition, artworks refuse to be passive recipients of our gaze.

Tonico Lemos Auad Features in Gasworks Charity Auction, Held in Collaboration with Christie's

19 October 2013
A new work ‘Black Pineapple/Lime' 2013 by Tonico Lemos Auad will be contributed to the Gasworks charity auction held in collaboration with Christie's, as part of the Post War and Contemporary Art day sale, on 19 October 2013.

Tonico Lemos Auad in touring exhibition, '3am: Wonder, Paranoia and the Restless Night' at Bluecoat, Liverpool, UK

28 September 2013
Tonico Lemos Auad features in the touring group exhibition '3 am: Wonder, Paranoia and the Restless Night', first on show at The Bluecoat, Liverpool.

Tonico Lemos Auad in 'Site: Place of Memories, Spaces with Potential' at Museum of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima, Japan

20 July 2013
Gallery artist Tonico Lemos Auad will feature in a group exhibition 'Site: Place of Memories, Spaces with Potential'. This exhibition is part of 'Art Arch Hiroshima 2013', the first art program to be organised jointly by the Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, the Hiroshima Prefectural Art Museum and the Hiroshima Museum of Art.

Tonico Lemos Auad takes part in a Curating Project for the Exhibition, 'Mythologies By Proxy' at the Museum of Modern Art of São Paulo, Brazil

12 July 2013
Tonico Lemos Auad is one of a group of Brazilian artists who have chosen 40 works from the collection of the Museum of Modern Art of São Paulo for the exhibition 'Mythologies By Proxy'.

Tonico Lemos Auad at Santa Barbara Museum of Art, California, USA

2 July 2013
Gallery artist Tonico Lemos Auad will feature in a group exhibition 'Labour and Wait' at Santa Barbara Museum of Art, California.

Tonico Lemos Auad in 'Bordallianons do Brasil' at Museu de artes e oficios, Belo Horizonte, Brazil

2 July 2013
To celebrate the year of Portugal in Brazil, 20 Brazilian artists and 7 Portuguese artists were invited to recreate the artistic path and modernity of the ceramic work of Rafael Bordallo Pinheiro.

Tonico Lemos Auad in 'Textiles: Open Letter', at Museum Abteiberg, Mönchengladbach, Germany

23 June 2013
Gallery artist Tonico Lemos Auad in notable group exhibition 'Textiles: Open Letter' at Museum Abteiberg, a municipal museum for contemporary art in the German city Mönchengladbach.

Tonico Lemos Auad at this Year's Pinta Projects, London, UK

4 June 2013
We are delighted to announce Tonico Lemos Auad's participation at this year's PINTA Projects as part of PINTA - The Modern & Contemporary Latin American Art Show in London.

Tonico Lemos Auad in 'Beyond the Avant-Garde', The 11th Brazilian Naïf Art Biennial, at Sesc Piracicaba, São Paulo, Brazil

9 August 2012
'Beyond the Avant-Garde' takes place in the ambit of the 11th Brazilian Naïf Art Biennial. Bringing together 10 contemporary artists from Latin-America whose pieces will be infiltrating the works selected by the Biennial jury, the exhibition intends to provoke the friction between these two distinct artistic categories, which are not usually shown together in the same context.

Tonico Lemos Auad in Christies' Exhibition at Waddesdon Manor, Buckinghamshire, UK

26 May 2012
Major sculptural works by the world's leading contemporary artists including Richard Serra, Anish Kapoor, Antony Gormley, Donald Judd, Damien Hirst, Jeff Koons, Urs Fischer, Tony Smith, Joana Vasconcelos and gallery artist Tonico Lemos Auad will be shown by Christie's Private Sales from 26 May to 28 October 2012

Tonico Lemos Auad at the Folkstone Triennial 2011, Folkstone, UK

25 June 2011
A Million Miles from Home

19 international artists have been commissioned to create new works for the Folkestone Triennial 2011, which will take place from 25 June - 25 September. The selected artists have been invited to develop new works for Folkestone's streets, squares, beaches and historic buildings to create a cutting-edge contemporary art exhibition in the public domain.