Artista

Carlito Carvalhosa

1961 en São Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brasil
Carlito Carvalhosa, Sala de Espera, 2013
Fallecimiento:
2021 en São Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brasil
Ferias en las que participa con OBRA :
Galerías y otras organizaciones que le representan:
Actividad vigente:
No hay actividad VIGENTE
Enlaces oficiales:
Web 
Descripción del Artista
On the 14th may of 2021 the gallery Nara Roesler announces the passing of artist Carlito Carvalhosa (1961-2021), who leaves behind an immense and significant body of work. Carvalhosa was born in 1961, in São Paulo. In the early 1980s, he took on, with his colleagues from the Casa 7 Group, the great task of embracing another renewal of painting as a genre. It was up to this generation to reinvent the possibility of art after the sublime exhaustion undertaken by the previous generation. Carvalhosa attributed profound eloquence to the materiality of the support, while also transcending in addressing broader issues, such as the transformations of space and time. Carlito's work involved painting, sculpture, installation, and performance. In his practice, we encounter tensions between form and matter, made explicit in dialogues between the visible, the subtle, the tactile. In the 1990s, he dedicated himself to the production of sculptures with an ... organic and malleable appearance, using different materials, such as his lost waxes. His practice expanded in the 2000s, occupying space with installations that dialogue profoundly with architecture, the landscape and the history of each place. Sound was also a central element in his investigations, in collaborations with musicians like Philip Glass and Arto Lindsay, or in performances like rio (2014) in which Carlito created a cacophony from the text My sweet river, by Lygia Clark. “His work tells us that he knew how to embody the great legacy of modernity in Rio, that of Oiticica, Clark, Pape, and Pedrosa, bringing it forward to the 21st century. In his work, the mystery of the affectivity of forms acquired a monumental dimension, an unprecedented territory, an inexhaustible expanded field. In other words, it was up to him – and this is one of the keys of his legacy – to create an encounter between the lesson of non-art and the infinite life of art, in order to re-inaugurate it ”– in the words of Luis Pérez Oramas. We were able to witness the strength of Carlito’s creative power in iconic exhibitions such as The Sum of Days, at MoMA in New York (2011) and at the Pinacoteca do Estado de São Paulo (2010); Waiting room, at the Museum of Contemporary Art of the University of São Paulo (2013) and It Was Already Like This When I arrived at the Museum of Modern Art in Rio de Janeiro (2006). Brazilian art has lost a fundamental figure of the period between centuries, but the world gains an immeasurable artistic legacy that it is our responsibility to keep alive, to continue interpreting, and to place on the international level that it deserves. “Carlito was not just an extraordinary artist, but an extraordinary person as well. We started our relationship through his work, always restless, experimental, and enigmatic. We quickly became friends, and I became friends with Mari, his lovely wife, and his lovely daughters. At the same time, I discovered how much he was loved by his colleagues who, like me, loved his sweet and generous way. Carlito, they used to say jokingly, treated everyone with the elegance of a senior official in the diplomatic corps. As for me, I thought he was a prince. On such sad days, in his departure, he will be so hugely missed. But his work will remain, it will stand the test of time, and with it Carlito’s light and his broad, beautiful smile, his affectionate look, his calm and loving words. ” – Nara Roesler

 

 
Promociones arteinformado
Obras de Carlito Carvalhosa (1 Obras)

Entrada actualizada el el 20 may de 2021

¿Te gustaría añadir o modificar algo de esta ficha?

Infórmanos si has visto algún error en este contenido o eres este artista y quieres actualizarla. O si lo prefieres, también puedes ponerte en contacto con su autor. ARTEINFORMADO te agradece tu aportación a la comunidad del arte.

Promociones arteinformado
¿Quieres estar a la última de todas las exposiciones que te interesan?

Suscríbete al canal y recibe todas las novedades.

Recibir alertas de exposiciones

Plan básico

Si eres artista o profesional… ¡Este plan te interesa! (y mucho)

  • Sube y promociona eventos y exposiciones que hayas creado o en los que participes ¡Multiplicarás su visibilidad!
  • Podrás publicar (y también promocionar) hasta 100 obras tuyas o de tus artistas. ¡Conecta con tus clientes desde cada una de ellas!
  • Disfruta de acceso a todo el contenido PREMIUM y al Algoritmo ARTEINFORMADO (Ecosistema AI e Indice AI de Notoriedad de artistas iberoamericanos).
  • Mantendremos actualizada tu ficha o la de tus artistas. Además, podrás contactar con los gestores de otras.
Exposición Online
21 dic de 2020 - 21 dic de 2021

Online

Exposición
11 jun de 2021 - 06 feb de 2022

Museo Guggenheim Bilbao / Bilbao, Vizcaya, España

Premio
15 ene de 2021 - 31 ago de 2021

Madrid, España

Formación
03 jul de 2021 - 04 jul de 2021

La Casa Encendida / Madrid, España

¡Sigue informado desde nuestro canal!

Recibe las noticias de nuestras ediciones de España, Brasil, Colombia, Chile, Portugal, Argentina y México

Recibir alertas de noticias