My work seeks to immortalize fleeting moments and give meaning to the ephemeral. To create it, I have to capture the very instant when the living experience seeps onto the symbol, in my case the letter.
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Born in 1919 in Zurich, Switzerland
Died in 1988 in São Paulo, Brazil

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Mira Schendel. The Body Thinks and the Mind Feels

An Essay by Taisa Palhares

The characteristics that made Mira Schendel so unique were present since the very outset of her career: her preference for asymmetry in the composition, her emphasis on the material appearance of the works, and the centrality that the notion of the artwork’s making, understood as the link between the artist’s experience and the world, was to have for her. Read more

 

Daros Exhibitions
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Selected titles in our library

Delirious. Art at the limits of reason, 1950-1980. Exhibition catalogue, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, USA, September 13, 2017 - January 14, 2018. With texts by Kelly Baum, Lucy Bradnock, and Tina Rivers Ryan. New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2017.

Die Revolution ist tot. Lang lebe die Revolution! Von Malewitsch bis Judd, von Deineka bis Bartana. Exhibition catalogue, Kunstmuseum Bern und Zentrum Paul Klee, Bern, Switzerland, April 13 - July 9, 2017. Edited by Michael Baumgartner, Kathleen Bühler, and Nina Zimmer, with texts by Tanya Barson (et al.). München, Prestel, 2017.

The other Trans-Atlantic. Kinetic and Op art in Central & Eastern Europe and Latin America. Edited by Marta Dziewanska, Dieter Roelstraete, Abigail Winograd. Warsaw, Museum of Modern Art, 2017.

The revolution ist dead. Long live the revolution! From Malewitsch to Judd, from Deineka to Bartana. Exhibition catalogue, Kunstmuseum Bern und Zentrum Paul Klee, Bern, Switzerland, April 13 - July 9, 2017. Edited by Michael Baumgartner, Kathleen Bühler, and Nina Zimmer, with texts by Tanya Barson (et al.). München, Prestel, 2017.

Verboamérica. Collection catalogue, Museo de Arte Latinoamericano, Buenos Aires, Argentina. With texts by Agustín Pérez Rubio, and Andrea Giunta. Buenos Aires, MALBA, 2016.

Mira Schendel. Monotypes. Exhibition catalogue, Hauser & Wirth, London, UK, January 28 - March 7, 2015. With a text by Taisa Palhares. Cologne, Snoeck, 2015.

Mário Pedrosa: Primary Documents. Edited by Glória Ferreira and Paulo Herkenhoff, translation by Stephen Berg. New York, Museum of Modern Art, 2015.

A tara por livros ou a tara de papel. Exhibition catalogue, Galeria Bergamin, São Paulo, Brasil, March 18 - April 17, 2014. Curated by Ricardo Sardenberg. São Paulo, Galeria Bergamin, 2014.

Stout, Katharine. Contemporary drawing. From the 1960's to now. London, Tate Enterprises, 2014.

100 anos de arte paulista no acervo da Pinacoteca do Estado de São Paulo. Exhibition catalogue, Galeria de arte CPFL Cultura, São Paulo, Brasil, April 10 - July 7, 2013. With texts by José Augusto Ribeiro (et al.). São Paulo, Pinacoteca do Estado, 2013.

33° Panorama da arte brasileira. Formas únicas da continuidade no espaço. Exhibition catalogue, Museu de Arte Moderna, São Paulo, October 5 - December 15, 2013. With texts by Lisette Lagnado, Ana Maria Maia and Mirtes Marins de Oliveira. São Paulo, Museu de Arte Moderna, 2013.

9a Bienal do Mercosul. Se o clima for favorável = Si el tiempo lo permite = Weather permitting. Exhibition catalogue, Porto Alegre, Brasil, September 13 - November 10, 2013. Witht exts by Sofía Hernández Chong Cuy (et al.). Porto Alegre, Fundação Bienal do Mercosul, 2013.

Pini, Ivonne. Abstracción geométrica en América Latina. Textos antológicos Arte en Colombia / ArtNexus. Bogotá, Arte en Colombia, 2013.

Concrete Invention. Colección Patrica Phelps de Cisneros. Reflections on Geometric Abstraction from Latin America and its legacy. Exhibition catalogue, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid, Spain, January 23 - September 16, 2013. With texts by Gabriel Pérez-Barreiro, Reinaldo Laddaga, Andrea Giunta, and Olga Fernández López. Madrid, Turner, 2013.

Mira Schendel. Exhibition catalogue, Tate Modern, London, UK, September 25, 2013 - January 19, 2014, Fundação de Serralves - Museu de Arte Contemporânea, Porto, Portugal, February 28 - June 24, 2014, Pinacoteca do Estado, São Paulo, Brasil, July 24 - October 19, 2014. With texts by Tanya Barson, Isobel Whitelegg, Taisa Palhares, Cauê Alves (et al.). London, Tate, 2013.

Mira Schendel. Exhibition catalogue, Tate Modern, London, UK, September 25, 2013 - January 19, 2014, Fundação de Serralves - Museu de Arte Contemporânea, Porto, Portugal, February 28 - June 24, 2014, Pinacoteca do Estado, São Paulo, Brasil, July 24 - October 19, 2014. With texts by Tanya Barson, Isobel Whitelegg, Taisa Palhares, Cauê Alves (et al.). São Paulo, Pinacoteca do Estado, 2013.

Order, chaos, and the space between. Contemporary Latin American Art from the Diane and Bruce Halle collection. Collection catalogue. With texts by Beverly Adams (et al.). Phoenix, Phoenix Art Museum, 2013.

Pucu, Izabela, and Jacqueline Medeiros (eds.). Roberto Pontual. Obra crítica. Rio de Janeiro, Azougue, 2013.

SITAC IX. Noveno simposio internacional de teoría sobre arte contemporáneo. Teoría y práctica de la catástrofe = 9th symposium on contemporary art theory. Theory and practice of catastrophe. Mexico City, January 27-29, 2011. Mexico City, Patronato de Arte Contemporáneo PAC, 2013.

Sensitive geometries. Brazil 1950s–1980s. Exhibition catalogue, Hauser & Wirth, New York, USA, September 12 - October 26, 2013. With texts by Olivier Renaud-Clément, Claudia Saldanha, and Ferreira Gullar. New York, Hauser & Wirth, 2013.

Untangling the Web. Gego's Reticulárea. An anthology of critical response = Desenredando la red. La reticulárea de Gego. Una antología de respuestas críticas. Houston, MFAH, 2013. Edited by Mari Carmen Ramírez and Melina Kervandjian.

1911-2011 Arte brasileira e depois, na Coleção Itaú. Collection catalogue. With texts by Teixeira Coelho. São Paulo, Itaú Cultural, 2012.

Aberto fechado. Caixa e livro na arte brasileira = The enclosed openness. Box and book in Brazilian art. Exhibition catalogue, Pinacoteca do Estado, São Paulo, Brazil, October 20, 2012 - January 13, 2013. With texts by Guy Brett, Frederico Morais and Ana Paula Cohen. São Paulo, Pincoteca do Estado, 2012.

Gravura em campo expandido. Exhibition catalogue, Estação Pinacoteca, São Paulo, Brasil, April 21 - July 15, 2012. With texts by Ivo Mesquita and Carlos Martins. São Paulo, Pinacoteca do Estado, 2012.

Pulsos de la abstracción en Latinoamérica. Colección Ella Fontanals-Cisneros = Pulses of abstraction in Latin America. The Ella Fontanals-Cisneros collection. Collection catalogue. With texts by Jesús Fuenmayor, Mari Carmen Rodríguez (et al.). Miami, Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation, Madrid, Turner, 2012.

Unsaid/spoken. Selections from the Ella Fontanals-Cisneros and CIFO Collections. Exhibition catalogue, Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation, Miami, USA, December 5, 2012 - March 4, 2013. With texts by Moacir dos Anjos and José Roca. Miami, Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation, 2012.

29th Bienal de São Paulo. There is always a cup of sea to sail in. Documentation. Exhibition catalogue, 29th São Paulo Biennial, September 25 - December 12, 2010. With texts by Agnaldo Farias and Moacir dos Anjos (et al.). São Paulo, Fundação Bienal, 2011.

América fría. La abstracción geométrica en Latinoamérica (1934-1973). Exhibition catalogue, Fundación Juan March, Madrid, February 11 - May 15, 2011. With texts by Osbel Suárez (et al.). Madrid, Fundación Juan March, 2011.

ArtNexus Brasil en Colombia. Artnexus, Arte en Colombia. Antología de textos. Edited by Adriano Pedrosa. Bogotá, ArtNexus / Arte en Colombia, 2011.

Cold America. Geometric abstraction in Latin America (1934-1973). Exhibition catalogue, Fundación Juan March, Madrid, February 11 - May 15, 2011. With texts by Osbel Suárez (et al.). Madrid, Fundación Juan March, 2011.

Cosmopolitan routes. Houston collects Latinamerican art. Exhibition catalogue, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, October 24, 2010 - February 6, 2011. With texts by Mari Carmen Ramírez and Gilbert Vicario. Houston, MFAH, 2011.

Guide Malba collection. Collection catalogue, Museo de Arte Latinoamericano, Buenos Aires, Argentina. With texts by Marcelo Pacheco. Buenos Aires, Malba - Fundación Costantini, 2011.

Mira Schendel, pintora. Exhibition catalogue, Instituto Moreira Salles, São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 2011. With texts by Maria Eduarda Marques (et al.). São Paulo, Instituto Moreira Salles, 2011.

29th Bienal de São Paulo. There is always a cup of sea to sail in. Exhibition catalogue, 29th São Paulo Biennial, September 25 - December 12, 2010. With texts by Agnaldo Farias and Moacir dos Anjos (et al.). São Paulo, Fundação Bienal, 2010.

Cuno, James, John Elderfield, and Ariel Jiménez. A constructive vision. Latin American abstract art fom the Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros. New York, Fundación Cisneros, 2010.

Desenhar no espaço. Artistas abstratos do Brasil e da Venezuela na Coleção Patricia Phelps de Cisneros. Exhibition catalogue, Fundação Iberê Camargo, Porto Alegre, Brazil, July 29 - October 31, 2010, Pinacoteca do Estado, São Paulo, Brazil, November 27, 2010 - January 30, 2011. With texts by Ariel Jiménez (et al.). Porto Alegre, Fundação Iberê Camargo, 2010.

El alfabeto enfurecido: León Ferrari y Mira Schendel. Exhibition catalogue, Museo Nacional de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid, April 5 - June 15, 2009. Edited by Luis Pérez-Oramas, with essays by Andrea Giunta and Rodrigo Naves. Madrid, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, 2010.

O Museu de Arte Contemporânea de Niterói: As coleções = The Museum of Contemporary Art of Niterói: The collections. Collection catalogue. Niterói, Fundação de Arte de Niterói / MAC de Niterói, 2010.

O alfabeto enfurecido: León Ferrari e Mira Schendel.. Exhibition catalogue, Fundação Iberê Camargo, Porto Alegre, Brasil, April 9 - July 11, 2010. Museo Nacional de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid, April 5 - June 15, 2009. With texts by Luis Pérez-Oramas. Madrid, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, 2010.

On Line. Drawing Through The 20th Century. Exhibition catalogue, Museum of Modern Art, New York, November 21, 2010 - February 7, 2011. With texts by Catherine de Zegher and Cornelia H. Butler. New York, Museum of Modern Art MOMA, 2010.

Portolano of the 29th Bienal de São Paulo. There is always a cup of sea to sail in = 29a Bienal des São Paulo. Há sempre um copo de mar para um homem navegar. Portulano = . Portolano. Six of the many ways to visit the 29th Bienal. São Paulo, Fundação Bienal, 2010.

Silêncios e sussuros. Collection and exhibition catalogue. With texts by Ana Albani de Carvalho and Vera Chaves Barcellos. Porto Alegre, Fundação Vera Chaves Barcellos, 2010.

Vibración. Moderne Kunst aus Lateinamerika. The Ella Fontanals-Cisneros Collection. Exhibition catalogue, Kunst- und Ausstellungshalle der Bundesrepublik Deutschland, Bonn, September 17, 2010 - January 30, 2011. With texts by Juan Ledezma (et al.).

Ferreira, Glória. Arte contemporáneo brasileño. Documentos y críticas = Contemporary Brazilian art. Documents and critical texts. Santiago de Compostela, Artedardo,

Building on a construct: The Adolpho Leirner collection of Brazilian constructive art at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. Catalogue, published on the occasion of the exhibition at Haus Konstruktiv, Zurich, November 18, 2009 - February 21, 2010. Edited by Héctor Olea and Mari Carmen Ramírez, with texts by Aracy Amaral (et al.). New Haven/London: Yale University Press, 2009.

Bense, Max. Inteligência brasileira. Uma reflexão cartesiana. São Paulo, Cosac Naify, 2009. (Original: Brasilianische Intelligenz. Eine cartesianische Reflexion. Limes, Wiesbaden 1965)

León Ferrari and Mira Schendel. Tangled Alphabets. Exhibition catalogue, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, April 5 - June 15, 2009. Edited by Luis Pérez-Oramas, with essays by Andrea Giunta and Rodrigo Naves. New York, MoMA; São Paulo, Cosac Naify, 2009.

Arte e Ousadia. O Brasil na coleção Sattamini. Collection catalogue. With texts by Luiz Camillo Osorio and Cristina Chacel, and an interview with João Sattamini. Rio de Janeiro, Aprazível, 2008.

Explorando el sur. El universalismo constructivo y otras tendencias en América Latina. Exhibition catalogue, Fundación Carlos de Amberes, Madrid, September 19, 2008 - January 11, 2009. With texts by Bernard Chappard, Juan Manuel Bonet, and Estrella de Diego. Madrid, Fundación Carlos de Amberes, 2008.

Face to face. The Daros collections. Exhibition catalogue, Daros Exhibitions, Zurich, October 5, 2007 - February 17, 2008 (Part 1), March 14 - September 7, 2008 (Part 2). With texts by Alexander Alberro and Luis Camnitzer. Zürich, Daros-Latinamerica and Daros Services ; Ostfildern, Hatje Cantz, 2008.

Frágil. Exhibition catalogue, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo Esteban Vicente, Segovia, Spain, October 15, 2008 - January 11, 2009. With texts by José María Parreño, José Luis Pardo, Mira Schendel, Gego (et al.). Segovia, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo Esteban Vicente, 2008.

MAM 60. Collection and exhibition catalogue, Museu de Arte Moderna, São Paulo, Brasil, October 16 - December 14, 2008. With texts by Annateresa Fabris, Luis Camillo Osorio (et al.). São Paulo, Museu de Arte Moderna, 2008.

SP Arte. Feria Internacional de Arte São Paulo. Exhibition catalogue, Feira internacional de Arte, São Paulo, April 24 - 27, 2008. São Paulo, SP Arte Eventos Culturals, 2008.

When lives become form. Dialogue with the future. Brazil / Japan = Quando vidas se tornam forma. Diálogo com o futuro. Brasil / Japão. Exhibition catalogue, Museu de Arte Moderna, São Paulo, Brazil, April 10 - June 22, 2008. With texts by Yuko Hasegawa, and Felipe Chaimovich. São Paulo, Museu de Arte Moderna, 2008.

Coleção Itaú Moderno. Arte no Brasil 1911-1980. Edited by Teixeira Coelho. Collection catalogue. São Paulo, Itaú Cultural, 2007.

Constructing a poetic universe: The Diane and Bruce Halle collection of Latin American Art. Exhibition catalogue, The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas, USA, March 11 - June 10, 2007. With texts by Beverly Adams (et al.). London/New York, Merrell Publishers, 2007.

Dimensions of constructive art in Brazil: The Adolpho Leirner collection. Exhibition catalogue, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, May 20 - September 23, 2007. With texts by Mari Carmen Ramírez and Adolpho Leirner. Houston, Texas, Museum of Fine Arts

Documenta 12 Kassel 16.06. - 23.09.2007. Exhibition catalogue, Kassel, June 16 - September 23, 2007. With texts by Roger M. Buergel and Ruth Noack. Köln, Taschen, 2007.

Documenta Magazine, No.1, 2007. Modernity? Köln, Taschen, 2007.

Gabinete de Arte Raquel Arnaud. Exhibition catalogue, Gabinete de Arte Raquel Arnaud, São Paulo, September 27 - October 20, 2007. Edited by Yannick Bourguignon and Eduardo de Castro. São Paulo, Gabinete de Arte Raquel Arnaud, 2007.

Latin American art. Una mirada a nuestro continente. Exhibition brochure, Odalys Galería de Arte, Caracas, June 24 - July 8, 2007. Caracas, Odalys, 2007.

Machado, Arlindo (ed.). Made in Brasil. Três décadas do video brasileiro. São Paulo, Iluminuras and Itaú Cultural, 2007.

The geometry of hope. Latin American abstract art from the Patricia Phelps de Cisneros collection. Exhibition catalogue, Blanton Museum of Art, University of Texas, Austin, February 20 - April 22, 2007, Grey Art Gallery, New York University, New York, September 12 - December 8, 2007. With texts by Gabriel Pérez-Barreiro (et al.). Austin, Blanton Museum of Art, 2007.

Wack ! Art and the feminist revolution. Exhibition catalogue, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, March 4 - July 16, 2007, and other venues. With texts by Cornelia Butler, Nelly Richard (et al.). Cambridge, MA, MIT Press, 2007.

Amilcar de Castro, Mira Schendel, Sergio Camargo, Willys de Castro. Exhibition catalogue, Instituto de Arte Contemporânea, São Paulo, 2006. With texts by Rodrigo Naves (et al.). São Paulo, Instituto de Arte Contemporânea, 2006.

Blanton Museum of Art. Guide to the collection. By Jessie Otto Hite. Austin, Blanton Museum of Art, 2006.

Blanton Museum of Art. Latin American collection. Collection catalogue, Blanton Museum of Art, Austin. Edited by Gabriel Pérez-Barreiro, with texts by Jessie Otto Hite (et al.). Austin, Blanton Museum of Art, 2006.

Campo ampliado. Exhibition catalogue, Instituto de Arte Contemporânea, São Paulo, November 28, 2007 - March 30, 2008. With a text by Paulo Sergio Duarte. São Paulo, Instituto de Arte Contemporânea, 2006.

Cruce de miradas. Visiones de América Latina. Colección Cisneros. Exhibition catalogue, Museo del Palacio de Bellas Artes, August 2 - October 22, 2006. With texts by Ariel Jiménez (et al.). Mexico City, Museo del Palacio de Bellas Artes, 2006.

MAC de Niterói. 10 anos. Collection catalogue, MAC Niterói, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil. With texts by Luiz Guilherme Vergara (et al.). Niterói, Fundação de Arte de Niterói / MAC de Niterói, 2006.

MAM na OCA. Arte brasileira do acervo do Museu de Arte Moderna de São Paulo. Exhibition catalogue, Museu de Arte Moderna, São Paulo, 2006. With texts by Tadeu Chiarelli (et al.). São Paulo, Museu de Arte Moderna, 2006.

Passion et raison d'un esprit constructif. Une conquête de l'art d'Amérique Latine. Oeuvres de la Fundación Daniela Chappard. Exhibition catalogue, Espace Bellevue, Biarritz, France, June 27 - September 30, 2006. With texts by María Elena Ramos (et al.). Caracas, Fundación Museos Nacionales, 2006.

The sites of Latin American abstraction = Los sitios de la abstracción latinoamericana. Exhibition catalogue, Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation, Miami, December 6, 2006 - February 18, 2007. Edited by Cecilia Fajardo-Hill, Texts by Juan Ledezma (et al.). Miami, Cifo, 2006.

Olea, Héctor, and Mari Carmen Ramírez (eds.). Versions and inversions. Perspectives on Avant-Garde art in Latin America. Houston, The Museum of Fine Arts, 2006.

A contra corriente. Mira Schendel. Gego. Lygia Pape. Obras de la Colección Cisneros. Exhibition brochure, Fundación Teorética, San José, December 7, 2005 - February 19, 2006. With a text by Virginia Pérez-Ratton. San José, Fundación Teorética, 2005.

Brett, Guy. Brasil Experimental. Arte/vida: Proposições e paradoxos. Rio de Janeiro, Contra Capa, 2005. Edited and foreword by Katia Maciel, translated by Renato Rezende.

Cury, Constantino. Dicionário de artistas plásticos brasileiros. São Paulo, Cury Arte Brasil, 2005.

Ecos y contrastes. Arte contemporáneo en la Colección Cisneros. Exhibition catalogue, Museo de Arte y Diseño Contemporáneo, San José, Costa Rica, December 7, 2005 - February 25, 2006, Museo de Arte de El Salvador, San Salvador, April 4 - June 24 2006, TEOR/éTica, San José, Costa Rica, December 7, 2005 - February 19, 2006. With texts by Ariel Jiménez and Virginia Pérez-Ratton. Caracas, Fundación Cisneros, 2005.

Brito, Ronaldo. Experiência crítica. São Paulo, Cosac Naify, 2005.

Quinta Bienal do Mercosul. A persistênciaa da pintura. Núcleo contemporâneo. Experiências históricas do plano. Núcleo histórico. Exhibition catalogue, Bienal de Artes Visuais do Mercosul, Porto Alegre, Brazil, September 30 - December 4, 2005. With texts by Gaudêncio Fidelis and Paulo Sergio Duarte. Porto Alegre, Fundação Bienal de Artes Visuais do Mercosul, 2005.

Díaz Bringas, Tamara (ed.). Situaciones artísticas latinoamericanas. With texts by Virginia Pérez-Ratton, Ticio Escobar, Mari Carmen Ramírez, Cuauhtémoc Medina, Ivo Mesquita (et al.). San José, Costa Rica, TEOR/e?Tica, 2005.

Trajetória/Trajetórias = Trajectory/Trajectories. Exhibition catalogue, Gabinete de Arte Raquel Arnaud, São Paulo, May 11 - June 18, 2005. With a text by Angélica de Moraes. São Paulo, Gabinete de Arte Raquel Arnaud, 2005.

Teixeira da Costa, Cacilda. Arte no Brasil 1950-2000. Movimientos e meios. São Paulo, Alameda, 2004.

Beyond geometry. Experiments in form, 1940s-70s. Published in conjunction with the exhibition at the County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, June 13 - October 3, 2004, Miami Art Museum, Miami, USA, November 18, 2004 - May 1, 2005. With texts by Lynn Zelevansky, Ines Katzenstein (et al.). Cambridge, Mass., London, The MIT Press, 2004.

Brazil. Body nostalgia. Exhibition catalogue, The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, June 8 - July 25, 2004, The National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto, August 17 - September 20, 2004. Edited by Katsuo Suzuki, with texts by Kenjin Miwa (et al.). Tokyo, National Museum of Modern Art; Kyoto, Japan, National Museum of Modern Art, 2004.

Diálogos. Arte Latinoamericano desde la Colección Cisneros. Exhibition catalogue, Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Santiago de Chile, November 25, 2004 - February 28, 2005. With an interview with Patricia Phelps de Cisneros by Luis Pérez Oramas. Caracas, Fondación Cisneros, 2004.

Inverted utopias. Avant-garde art in Latin America. Catalogue published in conjunction with the exhibition at The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, June 20 - September 12, 2004. With essays by Mari Carmen Ramírez, Héctor Olea (et al.). New Haven and London, Yale University Press / Houston, Texas, The Museum of Fine Arts, 2004.

Latin american and caribbean art. MoMA at El Museo. Exhibition catalogue, Museo del Barrio, New York, March 4 - July 25, 2004. Edited by Miriam Basilio (et al.), with texts by Garry Garrels (et al.). New York, El Museo del Barrio/Museum of Modern Art, 2004.

Mira Schendel. Continuum amorfo. Exhibition catalogue, Museo Tamayo Arte Contemporáneo, México, March 4 - May 30, 2004, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Monterrey, July 16 - October 17, 2004. With texts by Willy Kautz (et al.). Mexico City, Museo Tamayo Arte Contemporáneo and Monterrey; Monterrey, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo, 2004.

Arte Latinoamericano Siglo XX = 20th Century Latin American Art. Obras = Works Malba-Colección Costantini. Collection catalogue, Malba, Buenos Aires. Edited by Victoria Noorthoorn and María Amalia García. With texts by Patricia Artundo (et al.). Buenos Aires, Malba, 2003.

Coleção MAC collection. Exhibition catalogue, Museu de Arte Contemporânea, São Paulo, 2003. With texts by Teixeira Coelho (et al.). São Paulo, Museu de Arte Contemporânea, Universidade de São Paulo, 2003.

Geo-metrías. Abstracción geométrica latinoamericana en la Colección Cisneros = Geo-Metries. Latin American geometric art from the Cisneros Collection. Exhibition catalogue, Malba, Buenos Aires, March 14 - May 19, 2003. With a text by Ariel Jiménez and an interview between Patricia Phelps de Cisneros and Luis Pérez Oramas. Buenos Aires, Malba, 2003.

Geo-metrías. Abstracción geométrica latinoamericano en la Colección Cisneros. Exhibition catalogue, Museo Nacional de Artes Visuales, Montevideo, July 3 - October 26, 2003. With texts by Ángel Kalenberg, Ariel Jímenez. Caracas, Fundación Cisneros, 2003.

Tomie Ohtake na trama espiritual da arte Brasileira = Tomie Ohtake in the spiritual plot of Brazilian art. Exhibition catalogue, Instituto Tomie Ohtake, São Pauol, November 18, 2003 - January 11, 2004. Museu Nacional de Belas Artes, Rio de Janeiro, February 5 - March 28, 2004. With a text by Paulo Herkenhoff. São Paulo, Instituto Tomie Ohtake,

Arte brasileira na coleção Fadel. Da inquietação do moderno à autonomia da linguagem. Exhibition catalogue, Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil, Rio de Janeiro, February 26 - April 28, 2002 and São Paulo, November 23, 2002 - January 12, 2003. WIth a text by Paulo Herkenhoff. Rio de Janeiro, Andrea Jakobsson Estúdio, 2002.

Arte conceitual e conceitualismos. Anos 70 no acervo do MAC USP. Exhibition catalogue, Museu de Arte Contemporânea USP, São Paulo, Brazil, June 2000. With texts by Cristina Freire (et al.). São Paulo, Museo de Arte Contemporânea, 2002.

Chiarelli, Tadeu. Arte internacional brasileira. São Paulo, Lemos-Editorial, 2002.

Espelho selvagem. Arte moderna no Brasil da primeira metade do século XX. Coleção Nemirovsky. Exhibition catalogue, Museu de Arte Moderna, São Paulo, March 23 - June 16, 2002. With contributions by Maria Alice Milliet, Olívio Tavares de Araújo. São Paulo, Museu de Arte Moderna, 2002.

Geométricos e cinéticos. Exhibition catalogue, Gabinete de Arte Raquel Arnaud, São Paulo, March 19 - April 24, 2002. With a text by Raquel Arnaud. São Paulo, Gabinete de Arte Raquel Arnaud, 2002.

International center for the arts of the Americas. Collecting Latin American art for the 21st Century. Edited by Mari Carmen Ramírez and Theresa Papanikolas, with contributions by Tomás Ybarra-Frausto (et al.). Houston, International Center for the Arts of the Americas, 2002.

MAM inventário - Catálogo geral do acervo do Museu de Arte Moderna de São Paulo. Collection catalogue, Museu de Arte Moderna de São Paulo. With introductions by Tadeu Chiarelli and Paulo Lemos. São Paulo, Lemos, 2002.

Paralelos. Arte brasileira de segunda metade do século XX em contexto. Colección Cisneros. Exhibition catalogue, Museu de Arte Moderna, São Paulo, March 23 - June 16, 2002. With texts by Ariel Jiménez and Mari Carmen Ramírez and an interview with Patricia Phelps de Cisneros by Paulo Herkenhoff. São Paulo, Museu de Arte Moderna, 2002.

Transit. Latin american art at the university gallery. Exhibition catalogue, University of Essex, Colchester, October 3 - November 9, 2002. With texts by Isobel Whitelegg (et al.). Colchester, University of Essex; Palladian Press, 2002.

Naves, Rodrigo. A forma difícil. Ensaios sobre arte brasileira. São Paulo, Editora Ática, 2001.

Doação Paulo Figueiredo. Museu de Arte Moderna de São Paulo. Exhibition catalogue of the Paulo Figueiredo donation at the Museu de Arte Moderna, São Paulo. With texts by Tadeu Chiarelli (et al.). São Paulo, Museu de Arte Moderna, 2001.

Espelho Cego. Seleções de uma Coleção Contemporânea. Exhibition catalogue, Paço Imperial, Rio do Janeiro, May 3 - June 10, 2001, Museu de Arte Moderna, São Paulo, August 24 - October 14, 2001, Espaço Cultural Contemporâneo Venâncio, Brasília, November 20, 2001 - February 23, 2002, Museu de Arte Moderna Aloísio Magalhães, Recife May 9 - June 30, 2002. With texts by Márcia Fortes and Dan Cameron. São Paulo, Museu de Arte Moderna, 2001.

Experiment, Experiência. Art in Brazil 1958 -2000. Exhibition catalogue, Museum of Modern Art, Oxford, UK, July 28 - October 21, 2001. With texts by Astrid Bowron, Nelson Aguilar, Paulo Venancio Filho et al. Oxford, Museum of Modern Art, 2001.

Geometric abstraction. Latin american art from the Patricia Phelps de Cisneros collection = Abstracción geométrica. Arte latinomericano en la colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros. Exhibition catalogue, Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, Mass., March 3 - November 4, 2001. With essays by Yve-Alain Bois (et al.). New Haven/London, Yale University Press, 2001.

Lucio Fontana Brasil. Catalogue, published in conjunction with the exhibition at the Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil, Rio de Janeiro, November 2001, Brasília, February 2002 and São Paulo, April 2002. With texts by Paulo Herkenhoff (et al.). Milan, Edizioni Charta, 2001.

Malba. Colección Costantini. Collection catalogue, Malba - Colección Costantini. With texts by Patricia Artundo (et al.). Mexico, Landucci Editores, 2001.

Marques, Maria Eduarda. Mira Schendel. São Paulo, Cosac & Naify, 2001.

Mira Schendel. Exhibition catalogue, Galerie nationale du Jeu de Paume, Paris, October 9 - November 18, 2001. With an essay by Geraldo de Souza Dias. Paris, Galerie Nationale du Jeu de Paume, 2001.

Alegoria. Arte brasileira. Século XX. Museu de Arte Moderna de São Paulo. By Tadeu Chiarelli. São Paulo, Lemos Editorial, 2000.

Arte contemporânea = Contemporary art. Mostra do redescobrimento. Parque Ibirapuera, São Paulo, April 23 - September 7, 2000. With texts by Nelson Aguilar (et al.) and a foreword by Edemar Cid Ferreira. São Paulo, Fundação Bienal de São Paulo; Associação Brasil 500 Anos Artes Visuais, 2000.

Fresh cream. Contemporary art in culture. 10 curators, 10 writers, 100 artists. New York, Phaidon Press, 2000.

La tentación de la pureza. Un montaje en la Presidencia de la Organización Cisneros. Catalogue, Organización Cisneros, Caracas. With a text by Ariel Jiménez. Caracas, Fundación Cisneros, 2000.

Marcas do corpo, dobras da alma = Marks of the body, folds of the soul. Exhibition catalogue, XII Mostra da Gravura de Curitiba, Brazil. With texts by Paulo Herkenhoff, Adriano Pedrosa, Frederico Morais (et al.). Curitiba, Mostra da Gravura, 2000.

Souza Dias, Geraldo de. Mira Schendel. Kunst zwischen Metaphysik und Leiblichkeit. Glienicke/Berlin/Cambridge/Massachusetts, Galda + Wilch, 2000.

Mira Schendel. Sergio Camargo. Willys de Castro. Exhibition catalogue, Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil, Rio de Janeiro, March 21 - May 21, 2000. With texts by Ronaldo Brito (et al.). Rio de Janeiro, Centro Cultural Banco de Brasil, 2000.

Casanegra, Mercedes (ed.). Pintura del Mercosur. Una selección del período 1950-1980. Buenos Aires, El Ateneo, 2000.

Situações. Arte brasileira. Anos 70. Exhibition catalogue, Fundaçao Casa França-Brasil, Rio de Janeiro, August 16 - September 24, 2000. With an essay by Paula Terra and Glória Ferreira. Rio de Janeiro, Fundaçao Casa França-Brasil, 2000.

Versiones del sur. Heterotopías. Medio siglo sin-lugar 1918 - 1968. Exhibition catalogue, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid, Spain, December 12, 2000 - February 27, 2001. Edited by Mari Carmen Ramírez and Héctor Olea. Madrid, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, 2000.

O Museu de Arte Moderna do Rio de Janeiro. With a text by Maria del Carmen Zilio. São Paulo, Banco Safra, 1999.

Uzeda, Helena Cunha de. Quando: Dimensões da temporalidade na arte. Anais do 7° Encontro do Mestrado em história da arte. Rio de Janeiro, Escola de Belas Artes, Universidade Federal UFRJ, 1999.

The experimental exercise of freedom. Lygia Clark, Gego, Mathias Goeritz, Hélio Oiticica, Mira Schendel. Exhibition catalogue, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, October 17, 1999 - January 23, 2000. Edited by Susan Martin and Alma Ruiz, with essays by Rina Carvajal (et al.). Los Angeles, Museum of Contemporary Art, 1999.

Duarte, Paulo Sergio. Anos 60. Transformações da arte no Brasil. Rio de Janeiro, Campos Gerais, 1998.

Arte brasileira no acervo do Museu de Arte Moderna de São Paulo. Doações recentes, 1996-1998. Exhibition and collection catalogue, MAM, São Paulo, Brasil, August 6 - September 27, 1998. With a text by Tadeu Chiarelli. São Paulo, Museu de Arte Moderna, 1998.

Arte construtiva no Brasil: Coleção Adolpho Leirner. Exhibition catalogue, Museu de Arte Moderna, São Paulo, October 2 - December 20, 1998. With a text by Adolpho Leirner. São Paulo, Museu de Arte Moderna, 1998.

Perfil da coleção Itaú. By Stella Teixeira de Barros. São Paulo, Itaú Cultural, 1998.

Profile of the Itaú Collection. By Stella Teixeira de Barros. São Paulo, Itaú Cultural, 1998.

Teoria dos valores. Exhibition catalogue, Museu de Arte Moderna, São Paulo, Brazil, January - February 1998. With texts by Marcio Doctors and Paulo Herkenhoff. São Paulo, Museu de arte moderna, 1998.

XXIV Bienal de São Paulo. Arte contemporânea brasileira. Um e/entre Outro/s. Exhibition catalogue, 24th São Paulo Biennial, Pavillion Ciccillo Matarazzo, Parque Ibirapuera, October 3 - December 13, 1998. Edited by Adriano Pedrosa and Paulo Herkenhoff. São Paulo, Fundaçao Bienal, 1998.

Mira Schendel a forma volátil. Exhibition catalogue, Centro de Arte Hélio Oiticica, Rio de Janeiro, June 3 - July 20, 1997. With texts by Sonia Salzstein (et al.). Rio de Janeiro, Centro de Arte Hélio Oiticica, 1997.

Gutiérrez Viñuales, Rodrigo, and Ramón Gutiérrez (eds.). Pintura, escultura y fotografía en Iberoamérica, siglos XIX y XX. Madrid, Cátedra, 1997.

Re-Aligning vision: Alternative currents in south american drawing. Exhibition catalogue, El Museo del Barrio, New York, May 7 - September 7, 1997, Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, October 3 - November 14, 1997, Archer M. Huntington Art Gallery, Austin, Texas, January 16 - March 8, 1998, Museo de Bellas Artes, Caracas, May 10 - July 19, 1998. With essays by Mari Carmen Ramírez (et al.). Austin, Archer M. Huntington Art Gallery, 1997.

Inside the visible: An elliptical traverse of twentieth-centruy art in, of, and from the feminine. Exhibition catalogue, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, January 30 - May 12, 1996, National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, June 15 - September 15, 1996, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London, October 11 - December 8, 1996, Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth, February 13 - April 6, 1997. Edited by Catherine de Zegher, with contributions by Jean Fisher (et al.). Cambridge, Mass./London, MIT Press, 1996.

Mira Schendel. No vazio do mundo. Exhibition catalogue, Galería de Arte do SESI, São Paulo, September 30, 1996 - January 26, 1997. With texts by Sônia Salzstein (et al.). São Paulo, Marca D'Água, 1996.

Art from Brazil in New York. Catalogue, published on the occasion of the exhibition held at the Galerie Lelong, Brooke Alexander, Charles Cowles Gallery, The Drawing Center, Marian Goodman Gallery, Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery, LedisFlam Inc., Robert Miller Gallery, The New Museum of Contemporary Art, Annina Nosei Gallery, Marc Pottier with the Contemporary, all in New York, 1995. With texts by Paulo Herkenhoff and Carlos Basualdo. New York, Galerie Lelong, 1995.

Entre o desenho e a escultura. Exhibition catalogue, Museu de Arte Moderna, São Paulo, June 28 - July 30, 1995. With a text by Lisette Lagnado. São Paulo, Museu de Arte Moderna, 1995.

Latin american women artists = Artistas latinomericanas. 1915 1995. Exhibition catalogue, Milwaukee Art Museum, Wisconsin, March 3 - May 28, 1995, Phoenix Art Museum, Arizona, July 7 -October 1, 1995, The Denver Art Museum and Museo de las Americas, Denver, Colorado, October 28, 1995 - January 14, 1996, The National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington D.C., February 8 - April 29, 1996. With essays by Bélgica Rodríguez (et al.). Milwaukee, Milkwaukee Art Museum, 1995.

XI Mostra da Gravura Cidade de Curitiba. Exhibition catalogue, Curitiba, October 31 - December 29, 1995. With texts by Paulo Herkenhoff (et al.). Curitiba, Fundação cultural de Curitiba, 1995.

A fronteira dos vazios. Livro-objeto. Exhibition catalogue, Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, April 27 - June 5, 1994. With texts by José Mindlin and Marcio Doctors. Rio de Janeiro, Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil, 1994.

Bienal Brasil Século XX. Exhibition catalogue, Fundação Bienal de São Paulo, April 24 - May 29, 1994. With contributions by Nelson Aguilar (et al.). São Paulo, Fundação Bienal de São Paulo, 1994.

Brasil: Segni d'arte. Libri e video 1950 - 1993. Exhibition catalogue, Fondazione Scientifica Querini Stampalia, Venice, June 10 - August 31, 1993, Biblioteca Nazionale Braidense, Sala Maria Teresa, Milan, September 23 - October 9, 1993, Biblioteca Nazionale, Sala Dantesca, Florence, October 16 - November 6, 1993, Galeria Candido Portinari, Palazzo Pamphili, Rome, November 18 - December 18, 1993. With texts by Lucilla Saccà (et al.). 1993.

Latin American artists of the twentieth century. A selection from the exhibition = Artistas latinoamericanos del siglo XX. Selecciones de la exposición. Published on the occasion of the exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art, New York, June 6 - September 7, 1993. With texts by Waldo Rasmussen. New York, Harry N. Abrams, 1993.

O desenho moderno no Brasil. Exhibition catalogue, Museu de Arte Moderna do Rio de Janeiro, Galeria de Arte do SESI. São Paulo, 1993. With texts by Reynaldo Roels Jr.. São Paulo, SESI, 1993.

Ultramodern. The art of contemporary Brazil. Exhibition catalogue, The National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, D.C., April 2 August 1, 1993. With essays by Aracy A. Amaral and Paulo Herkenhoff. Washington, D.C, The National Museum of Women in the Arts, 1993.

Artistas latinomericanos del siglo XX = Latin American artists of the twentieth century. Exhibition catalogue, Estación Plaza de Armas, Sevilla, Spain, August 11 - October 12, 1992, Centre Georges Pompidou and Hôtel des Arts, Paris, France, November 10/19, 2003 - January 11, 1993, Kunsthalle Cologne, Germany, February 8 - April 25, 1993, Museum of Modern Art, New York, June 6 - September 7, 1993. With an essay by Edward J. Sullivan and an introduction by Waldo Rasmussen. New York, Harry N. Abrams, 1992.

Flusser, Vilém. Bodenlos. Eine philosophische Autobiographie. Düsseldorf, Bollmann, 1992.

Branco dominante. Exhibition brochure, Galeria de Arte São Paulo, April 7 - 24, 1992. Wit a text by Cacilda Teixeira da Costa. São Paulo, Galeria de Arte São Paulo, 1992.

Viva Brasil viva. Konst fran Brasilien. Exhibition catalogue, Liljevalchs Konsthall, Stockholm, April - Juni 1991. With texts by Aracy Amaral (et al.). Stockholm, Liljevalchs; Kulturhuset, 1991.

Art in Latin America. The modern era 1820-1980. Catalogue, published in conjunction with the exhibition held at the Hayward Gallery, London, 1989. Edited by Dawn Ades, with contributions by Guy Brett (et al.). New Haven and London, Yale University Press, 1989.

Arte en Iberoamérica 1820-1980. Exhibition catalogue, The Hayward Gallery, London, May 18 - August 6, 1989, Moderna Museet, Stockholm, September 16 - November 19, 1989, Palacio de Velázquez, Madrid, December 14, 1989 - March 4, 1990 . With texts by Dawn Ades (et al.). Madrid, Turner, 1989.

Amarante, Leonor. As bienais de São Paulo, 1951-1987. São Paulo, Projeto, 1989.

Mira Schendel. Exhibition catalogue, Paulo Figueiredo Galeria de Arte, São Paulo, Espaço Fogo Paulista, São Paulo, March 1989. With a text by Paulo Figueiredo. São Paulo, Paulo Figueiredo Galeria de Arte, 1989.

Latin American Drawings from the Barbara Duncan Collection. Exhibition brochure, Archer M. Huntington Art Gallery, Austin, June 17 - August 14, 1988. With a foreword by Eric McCready. Austin, Texas, Archer M. Huntington Art Gallery, 1988.

Modernidade. Art brésilien du 20e siècle. Exhibition catalogue, Musée d'art moderne de la ville de Paris, December 10, 1987 - February 14, 1988. With texts by Affonso Romano de Sant'Ana, Aracy Amaral, Roberto Pontual, Frederico Morais (et al.). Paris, Association française d'action artistique, 1987.

Panorama da arte atual brasileira / 87. Arte sobre papel. Sala especial Oswaldo Goeldi. Exhibition catalogue, Museu de Arte Moderna, São Paulo, October 3 - November 30, 1987. With an introduction by Carlos von Schmidt. São Paulo, Museu de Arte Moderna, 1987.

Destaques da arte contemporânea Brasileira. Exhibition catalogue, Museu de Arte Moderna, São Paulo, October 3 - November 3, 1985. With an introduction by Aparício Basílio da Silva. São Paulo, Museu de Arte Moderna, 1985.

Tradição e ruptura. Síntese de arte e cultura brasileira. Exhibition catalogue, Fundação Bienal de São Paulo, November 1984 - January 1985. With texts by Ana Maria Belluzzo, Fábio Magalhães (et al.). São Paulo, Fundação Bienal, 1984.

Panorama de arte atual brasileira / 84 Arte sobre Papel. Exhibition catalogue, Museu de Arte Moderna, São Paulo, 1984. With texts by Aparicio Basilio da Silva and Alberto Beuttenmüller. São Paulo, Museu de Arte Moderna, 1983.

Homenagem a Mario Pedrosa. Exhibition catalogue, Galeria Jean Boghici, Rio de Janeiro, April - July 1980. With texts by Helio Pellegrino (et al.). Rio de Janeiro, Galeria Jean Boghici, 1980.

Panorama de arte atual brasileira. Pintura 1979. Exhibition catalogue, Museu de Arte Moderna, São Paulo, 1979. With an introduction by Francisco Luiz de Almeida Salles. São Paulo, Museu de Arte Moderna, 1979.

Panorama de arte atual brasileira. Desenho, Gravura 1977. Exhibition catalogue, Museu de Arte Moderna, São Paulo, 1977. With an introduction by Arthur Octavio de Camargo Pacheco. São Paulo, Museu de Arte Moderna, 1977.

Brasilianische Graphik der Gegenwart. Exhibition catalogue, Graphische Sammlung Albertina, Vienna, January 30 - March 2, 1975. With a text by José Roberto Teixeira Leite. Vienna, Albertina, 1975.

Panorama de arte atual brasileira. Desenho, Gravura 1974. Exhibition catalogue, Museu de Arte Moderna, São Paulo, 1974. With an introduction by Paulo Mendes de Almeida. São Paulo, Museu de Arte Moderna, 1974.

Panorama de arte atual brasileira. Desenho, Gravura 1971. Exhibition catalogue, Museu de Arte Moderna, São Paulo, 1971. With an introduction by Paulo Medes de Almeida. São Paulo, Museu de Arte Moderna, 1971.

Panorama de arte atual brasileira 1969. Exhibition catalogue, Museu de Arte Moderna, São Paulo, 1969. With an introduction by Oscar Pedroso Horta. São Paulo, Museu de Arte Moderna, 1969.

X Bienal de São Paulo. Fundaçao Bienal de São Paulo. Catálogo. Exhibition catalogue,10th São Paulo Biennial, September - December 1969. With texts by Francisco Matarazzo Sobrinho (et al.). São Paulo, Fundaçao Bienal, 1969.

Brett, Guy. Kinetic Art. The language of movement. London, Studio Vista and New York, Reinhold Book Corporation, 1968.

IX Bienal de São Paulo. Fundaçao Bienal de S. Paulo. Catálogo. Exhibition catalogue, 9th São Paulo Biennial, 1967. With texts by Francisco Matarazzo Sobrinho (et al.). São Paulo, Fundaçao Bienal, 1967.

VIII Bienal de São Paulo. Fundaçao Bienal de S. Paulo. Catálogo. Exhibition catalogue, 8th São Paulo Biennial, September 4 - November 28, 1965. With texts by Francisco Matarazzo Sobrinho (et al.). São Paulo, Fundaçao Bienal, 1965.

VII Bienal de São Paulo. Fundaçao Bienal de S. Paulo. Catálogo. Exhibition catalogue, 7th São Paulo Biennial, Parque Ibirapuera, September - December 1963. With texts by Francisco Matarazzo Sobrinho (et al.). São Paulo, Fundaçao Bienal, 1963.

III Bienal. Museu de Arte Moderna de São Paulo. Catálogo geral. Exhibition catalogue, 3rd São Paulo Biennial, Museu de Arte Moderna, June - October 1955. With texts by Sergio Milliet (et al.). São Paulo, Ediam, 1955.

I Bienal do Museu de Arte Moderna de São Paulo. Exhibition catalogue, 1st São Paulo Biennial, Museu de Arte Moderna, October - December 1951. With texts by Lourival Gomes Machado (et al.). São Paulo, Museu de Arte Moderna de São Paulo, 1951.

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