• Tunga

    Galeria Luisa Strina

    Tunga presents a model of subjectivity and of the body that is radically different from that found in the contemporary art to which we have become accustomed (at least the North American version). There is nothing extraordinary in such an affirmation given the art produced in Brazil since the ’50s, a period during which the attempt to reconceptualize subjectivity and the body played a central role in artistic production. Specifically, Tunga’s work is like a series of baroque scenes in which the subject is in a permanent state of decomposition and reconstruction, a far cry from the rigid subjectivity

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