Gustavo Prado: The opposition

October 14, 2017 - October 24, 2017
Opening Reception: Saturday October 14, 6-9pm

 
Sideways [Measure of Dispersion], 2017, metal and mirrors, 12 x 17 x 10 in. [30.5 x 43.2 x 25.4 cms]

Sideways [Measure of Dispersion], 2017, metal and mirrors, 12 x 17 x 10 in. [30.5 x 43.2 x 25.4 cms]

Oedipus 9 [Oedipus Punishment], 2012-2016, inkjet print [ed. of 5], 15 x 15 in. [38.1 x 38.1 cms]

Oedipus 9 [Oedipus Punishment], 2012-2016, inkjet print [ed. of 5], 15 x 15 in. [38.1 x 38.1 cms]

 

The opposition is a special 10 day installation by the artist Gustavo Prado, which will feature works from the artist's celebrated Measure of Dispersion collection alongside photos from his Oedipus Punishment series. The installation will be on view from October 14 - 24, and an opening will take place on Saturday October 14, 6-9pm, at which the artist will be present.

Gustavo Prado was born in São Paulo in 1981. He studied Philosophy and Industrial Design, and received his artistic training at the School of Visual Arts of Parque Lage in Rio de Janeiro. His work has been shown at the Bronx Museum Biennial in New York, "The Year of Brazil in France" at the Le Carreau du Temple, Paris; the “Programa Rumos de Artes Visuais” at São Paulo’s Itaú Cultural Foundation; the Museum of Modern Art, Rio de Janeiro (MAM-Rio); the Paço Imperial Cultural Institute, Rio de Janeiro; and as part of the Large Installation program for the 2017 Coachella Music Festival in Indio, California.

He is a recipient of the “Projéteis” Contemporary Art Award by the Brazil’s National Foundation for the Arts (Funarte). His work has been acquired by the collections of Gilberto Chateaubriand and Ricardo Rego. The artist has been a participant in various residencies, including Programa Aprofundamento at the Escola de Artes Visuais do Parque Lage; the Sculpture Installation and New Media Art Residency at New York’s School of Visual Arts, and most recently at the AIM Program at the Bronx Museum.
Prado has published critical essays in several of Brazil’s top art publications, and is an editor and co-founder of Jacaranda Magazine.