Whether for collection building or exhibition organizing, on a daily basis I seek fine artworks by outstanding mid-career and emerging artists. Outstanding contemporary art should give a unique perspective about the times we are living. My Top Ten selections from ArtRio represents a snapshot of my ongoing search for artists who in some way are breaking new ground, and whose current artworks uniquely speak to their sense of the world condition.Suzana Queiroga, Série semeadura de nuvens / Cloud seeding series, 2012, Artur Fidalgo Galeria
In addition to my Top Ten selections, I am genuinely looking forward to talking with art dealers of both classic 50s and 60s artworks as well as those who specialize in established and emerging artists.
For classics, I’m looking forward to visiting:
Hélio Oiticica at LURIXS: Arte Contemporânea
Hélio Oiticica at Maurício Pontual Galeria de Arte
Carlos Cruz-Diez at Leon Tovar Gallery
Volpi at Almeida e Dale Galeria de ArteMarian Goodman Gallery (Panorama, Booth M4). And for a newer generation I’m looking forward to meeting with Choque Cultural (to see Rafael Silveira); La Central (because they are the fabulous pulse of Bogota); Christinger De Mayo (to learn about Monica Ursina Jäger); Galeria Marília Razuk (to see what looks like a great Cabelo painting); the energetic and fascinating SIM Galeria; and Ricardo Alcaide’s works at Baró Galeria as well as Alcaide’s solo project curated by Julieta Gonzales and Pablo Leon de la Barra.