Art Visions in MAC USP’s collection from 1900 to 2000
The production of an exhibition involves many professionals, including technicians, experts and curators, in a complex joint that is not evident to visitors. The shows that the MAC USP inaugurated on December 5, from 11 am, want to display this work behind the scenes, showing the process of mounting the exhibition Art Visions in MAC USP’s collection from 1900 to 2000, which will be inaugurated in March 2016, allowing the public to make contact with the knowledge and practice of the teams involved in this work.
The idea of the curators Ana Magalhaes, Carmen Spider and Helouise Costa, all teachers of MAC USP, is to highlight the assembly process, creating a sort of laboratory where guests meetings with professionals and experts will be held to discuss the different steps in implementing the exposure, the profile of the MAC USP collection and curation. “One of the goals of this action is to reveal that the curators in museums is not an end in itself, but encompasses a chain of coordinated actions, from the purchase of books, documentation, cataloging, preventive conservation and restoration to the various forms of extraversion, among which stands the exhibition “, sign the curators in the exhibition opening text.
The exhibition Art Visions in MAC USP 1900-2000 the acquis will occupy the seventh and sixth floors of the building, covering the periods 1900-1950 and 1950-2000, respectively. Now in its Backstage, the public can view the exhibition floor plan sketched by a stroke on the floor, some of the panels already erected and a first core with 24 works selected by the curators, artists like Kandinsky, Morandi, Modigliani, De Chirico, Brecheret, Tarsila do Amaral, Di Cavalcanti and Lygia Clark, among others.
The expográfico project, both as the final show of this first process version, is authored by Professor Marta Bogéa, the Department of FAU USP Project, along with some of his students. Rodrigo Queiroz, professor of the same department, contributes a reflection on the relationship of the MAC USP, its collection and the Brazilian modern architecture. Working in collaboration with other unit staff of the University meets the university’s Museum profile it seeks indicate avenues of research in its collection from an interdisciplinary perspective.
tue, wed, thu, fri, sat, sun 11:00 am – 9:00 pm
Museu de Arte Contemporânea da Universidade de São Paulo – MAC USP, Avenida Pedro Álvares Cabral, 1301, Ibirapuera