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New Shamans/Novos Xamãs: ​Brazilian Artists

November 30, 2016 — August 25, 2017


Inspired by the Rubells’ extensive research trips to Belo Horizonte, São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, New Shamans/Novos Xamãs occupies the Foundation’s entire ground floor. Through installations, paintings, photographs, and sculptures, 12 emerging and mid-career artists address universal environmental, social and political concerns. All of the artworks are from the Rubells’ permanent collection. A bilingual English/Portuguese catalog includes text on each of the artists is available via our online bookstore.


Artists in the exhibition:
Lucas Arrudaassume vivid astro focus / Sônia GomesAndré Komatsu / Daniel Steegmann MangranéThiago Martins de Melo / Paulo NazarethMaria Nepomuceno / Solange PessoaPaulo Nimer Pjota / Marina RheingantzErika Verzutti 


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assume vivid astro focus

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Thiago Martins de Melo

NS R02 02Paulo Nazareth

NS R03 02Sônia Gomes

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Erika Verzutti

NS R04 01Marina Rheingantz

NS R05 01André Komatsu

NS R06 01Solange Pessoa

NS R07 02Paulo Nimer Pjota and Daniel Steegmann Mangrané