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A Gentil Carioca at Frieze Art Fair

A Gentil Carioca at Frieze Art Fair

International Fair


In 2016, 11 Latitude Project galleries participated in the October fairs in the city of London.
Six galleries were part of Frieze London: A Gentil Carioca, Galeria Fortes Vilaça, Galeria Jaqueline Martins, Galeria Luisa Strina, Mendes Wood DM and Vermelho. Besides the stand in the general section of the fair, Galeria Jaqueline Martins also participated in the Live section dedicated to performance, with the world premiere of the work "Para um corpo ...", by Martha Araújo.


Three works by the artist Leonor Antunes, exhibited by Galeria Luisa Strina were selected for the "Frieze Tate Fund" of 2016. The works were acquired and donated to the Tate Modern collection.


At the Frieze Masters were present at Dan Galeria and Galeria Marilia Razuk, which had a stand dedicated to the work of the artist Leonilson.


2016 was also the year of debut of Crossroads, fair that gives continuity to the old Pinta London. In it, the Latitude Project supported the participation of Baró Galeria, Galeria Pilar, Galeria Ybakatu and Vermelho.


Besides the large presence of Brazilian galleries in the fairs, Brazilian artists represented by the associated galleries were also prominent in several institutional spaces. At the Swiss Cottage Library, the exhibition "Riso e Lágrima Não Têm Sotaque" took place, with Cibelle Cavalli Bastos, Lenora de Barros and Daniel Albuquerque. Switch House, the new wing of the Tate Modern, exhibited Brazilian artists, with works by Helio Oiticica, Jac Leirner, Ricardo Basbaum, Lygia Clark, among others. The gallery Hauser & Wirth exhibited, in the period, a solo exhibition of Lygia Pape.