Now in its 11th year, Brazil's leading international contemporary art fair, SP Arte, brings the world of contemporary art to the ever-growing market of Brazilian collectors, from April 9 - 12, 2015. With over 140 galleries from 17 countries, SP Arte features prominent international galleries like David Zwirner, Marian Goodman and Lisson Gallery, but with 80 participating galleries hailing from Brazil--from stalwarts like Mendes Wood DM, Vermelho, and A Gentil Carioca, to up-and-coming galleries like Blau Projects and Galeria Inox--it also offers a concise view of the Brazilian contemporary art scene. Here we've profiled 10 exciting Brazilian artists you'll find at SP Arte this year, working in diverse media, from painting to installation to video. And as the Brazilian market continues to grow exponentially, there's no time like the present to start collecting the country's future art stars.
Marcone Moreira (b. 1982) works in painting, sculpture, photography, and installation, but his work is united thematically in its investigation of the economic cycles and social landscape of the city of Marabá in the Amazon, where he lives. His work makes use of materials culled from the vehicles, v...
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