“Encontros” featuring Transart alumnus Gabriela Gusmão at Indica, Ipanema



(Encounters) reunites the works by artists of various generations and nationalities: Andre Villers, Carlos Vergara, Edu Monteiro, Fernando Codeço, Gabi Gusmão, Hélio Oiticica, José Oiticica Filho, Lee Jaffe, Luciana Magno, Lygia Pape, Mari Fraga, Neville D’almeida, Pablo Picasso,
Ronald Duarte, Rubens Gerchman, Solon Ribeiro, Vito Acconci, Wagner Barja, Waly Salomão, Xico Chaves. The opening at the gallery Indica, Rua Visconde de Pirajá 82, Ipanema, is on the 5th of July, at 19.00 hrs.

A felled cypress found in nature provided 64 wood cuttings, on which were carved the hexagrams from the I Ching, Book of Changes. The dialogue between the art and the raw material, between the raw material and the art, is the focus of the work. Each segment of cypress becomes a work of art once exhibited, and generates a singular woodcut, which in turn is both a work of art in itself and the raw material for its digital reproductions. The complete Suite brings together 64 singular woodcuts, and 64 cypresses.

Indica is located at Rua Visconde de Pirajá 82, Ipanema.

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