Tunga
Brazilian, 1952-2016
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Represented by internationally recognized galleries.
Collected by a major museum
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Selected exhibitions
2018
Sculpture,
Luhring Augustine
2015
IMAGINE BRAZIL,
DHC/ART
2014
Inside,
Palais de Tokyo

Tunga (born Jose de Barros Carvalho e Mello) worked in sculpture, installation, photography, poetry, and video. His site-specific installations transform galleries into dreamlike environments with an array of materials, including plastic, thread, and repurposed objects. Though materially intensive, Tunga’s practice …

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