Marcel Giró


Moderna para Sempre.
Fotografia Modernista Brasileira na Coleção Itaú

Paço Imperial, Rio de Janeiro
September 22nd - November 20th, 2016

The exhibition comes to Rio de Janeiro with three newly photos incorporated into the collection, which add up to over 132 images of masters as Cariocas José Oiticica Filho and Osmar Peçanha, and others like Thomaz Farkas, Geraldo de Barros, German Lorca, Marcel Giró; together they form a rare panorama of the photo club movement in the country, from the 1940s; the next opening week, the curator of the show Iatã Cannabrava and curator of MoMA, New York, Sarah Meister, will receive the public for a chat about modern photography.

Works of 32 artists belonging to the movement of the photo-clubs of Brazil, emerged in late 1930, in Sao Paulo are exposed. All the works in this exhibition date back to the years 1940 to 1970, when as a result of European and American modernism, Brazilian photographers entered the discussion of the limits of photographic art.