Material Resilience - solo show by Tulio Pinto: NEW Ephemeral Space, 43 rue de Montmorency Paris 3 - Opening 09 & 10/04/22 - 2:00PM - 9:00PM


UN-SPACED is pleased to invite you to the opening of the first monographic exhibition of the Brazilian sculptor Túlio Pinto in France. For a duration of one month, the artist will present a set of his monumental pieces. Most of them have been specifically produced for the occasion of this solo exhibition and prior to Pinto's participation in the upcoming Mercosur Biennial in Porto Alegre (Brazil), which will celebrate its 250th anniversary this year. 


Born in 1974 in Brazil, Túlio Pinto has been presented at the "Nova Escultura Brasileira" exhibition at the Caixa Cultura in Rio de Janeiro, at the Vancouver Biennial and at the Phoenix Institute of Contemporary Art (phICA) and the Museum of Art Rio Grande do Sul Ado Malagoli (MARGS) in Porto Alegre, where he lives and works. His art has been acquired by private and public collections world wide, such as the Museum of Contemporary Art in Sorocaba (MACS) in Brazil and the Marta Herford Museum in Germany.


Pinto's work has been creating a buzz and shown for several years in Europe by selected galleries, including UN-SPACED. European presentation resulted with Pinto sourcing new production houses of industrial corten steel in Madrid, glass, blown by hand in Irun, in the Spanish Basque Country, and natural stone also sourced in Spain. Opposing materials, modelled by the artist and assembled in perfect balance, sometimes in relation to surrounding architecture. Continuing the legacy of Brazilian artistic modernism and architectural rationalism, Pinto's practice is based on notions of physics and the laws of nature with a view to subverting artistic norms. Pinto materialises the invisible force of gravity, creating material resilience, a careful stability between rival materials and an enterprising outcome.

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