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An immersion in the startling universe of Adriana Varejão.

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Born in Rio de Janeiro in 1964, Adriana Varejão has made her mark as one of the most singular figures in contemporary Brazilian creation since the 1990s. Drawing on references to Brazil’s colonial history, libertine literature, or traditional music, her work invents a contemporary form of baroque through its theatricality, monumentality, excessiveness, and artifice. Between the minimalist Saunas and the gutted azulejo façades baring their raw flesh, the catalog for the exhibition Chambre d’échos, presented at the Fondation Cartier in 2005, sets out to plumb the depths of this baroque, savvy, instinctive intelligence by offering different views of a sensual, poetic work that stands between painting, sculpture, and architecture.

Adriana Varejão, Chambre d’échos

Publisher: Fondation Cartier pour l’art contemporain, Paris, 2005
Hardback, 22 x 28 cm, 112 pages, 40 color illustrations
Texts by Philippe Sollers and Paulo Herkenhoff
Interview between Adriana Varejão and Hélène Kelmachter
Bilingual version French/English
Distribution in France: Actes Sud, Arles
ISBN: 978-2-7427-5440-7
Price: 30.50 euros