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  • Anna Bella Geiger

    Paço Imperial

    This exhibition, “Obras em Arquipélago” (Works in Archipelago), addressed how the language of maps and cosmological charts with which Anna Bella Geiger has been preoccupied since the ’60s could be extended to the “geography” of the human body. The artist has called that confluence “anthropomorphic cartography.” Juxtaposed with “camouflage” prints from the ’70s and paintings from the ’80s and ’90s loosely inspired by Mondrian’s “Pier and Ocean” series, 1914–15, was the recent “Fronteiriços” (Borderlines), 1995–, a series that takes the form of a sort of fantastic archive. Setting the tone for

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