VIDEO: Adriana Varejão ‘What Lies beneath’

FAD have partnered up witn Crane.TV to bring you a series of video interviews with some of the leading lights from the Art and Design communities.

About The Artist
One of Brazil’s leading contemporary artists, Adriana Varejão’s (b. 1964, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) diverse practice encompasses painting, sculpture, installation and photography, through which she mines the cultural histories of colonial Brazil in conjunction with the histories of painting.

Varejão has exhibited extensively internationally, including at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York (2001); Fondation Cartier pour l’art contemporain, Paris (2005); Hara Museum, Japan (2007); Museu de Arte Moderna de Sao Paulo, Brazil (2012); and Museu de Arte Moderna do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (2013). Varejão’s work was included in the São Paulo Bienial (1994 and 1998), Venice Biennale (1995), 5th Mercosul Biennial in Visual Art, Brazil (2005), Liverpool Biennial (1999 and 2006) and 12th International Istanbul Biennial, Turkey (2011), among others. In 2004, Varejão was an artist-in-residence at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum.

Varejão’s work is included in the collections of the Tate Modern, London,; Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York; Hara Museum, Tokyo; and Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, among others. She also has a permanent pavilion devoted to her work at the Centro de Arte Contemporânea Inhotim in Brazil that opened in 2008. The artist lives and works in Brazil.

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Courtesy of Lehmann Maupin Gallery

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www.adrianavarejao.net/

About Mark Westall

Mark Westall is the founder and editor of FAD Website, a curation of the world’s most interesting culture, and Creative Director of FAD Agency, a strategy & creative agency working with brands to solve business problems using cultural tools. In 2008 following his passion for art he founded what has grown to become FADwebsite. FADwebsite is internationally recognized as a key figure within the emerging and contemporary art world, and has been selected as official partner by organizations as diverse as Moving Image, Volta and Christie’s. In addition Mark is a columnist for City and Canary Wharf Magazines and expert advisor to art fair Strarta.

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