Mira Schendel

Swiss-Brazilian, 1919-1988

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Mira Schendel

Swiss-Brazilian, 1919-1988

693 followers

Mira Schendel’s work is a visual manifestation of language, capturing voice, words, and gestures. …

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Mira Schendel’s work is a visual manifestation of language, capturing voice, words, and gestures. Considered preeminent among late 20th-century Latin American artists, Schendel created delicate graphite drawings, monotypes, and watercolors of letters, words, and phrases that portray how we apprehend the world through …

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Selected career achievements
Blue chip
Represented by internationally reputable galleries.
High auction record
$2m, Sotheby's, 2017
Solo show at a major institution
Tate Modern
Group show at a major institution
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 3 more
Collected by a major institution
Tate, and 1 more
Reviewed by a major art publication
frieze, and 3 more
Participated in a major biennial
documenta
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