• Artur Barrio

    Centro Cultural Banco Do Brasil

    Although this recent retrospective of work by Artur Barrio occupied a relatively small gallery, the scale of the space did not reflect the magnitude of the work, but its nature. For the art of this Portuguese-born, Rio de Janeiro–based artist is quite difficult to showcase, spanning over a quarter of a century and consisting mostly of ephemeral works: performance pieces, installations, and public interventions. “Situacões: ARTUR BARRIO: Registro” (Situations: Artur Barrio: record), curated by local critic Marcio Doctors, comprised mainly projects and documentation of works: approximately three

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