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Forming Abstraction: Art and Institutions in Postwar Brazil
Adele Nelson, Temple University

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How to Organize Delirium? (Review)
Author(s): Camilla Maroja
Publication: Art Journal
Date: 10/12/2017
Abstract: Review of exhibition and exhibition catalogue, including regarding my text: "In the catalogue, Adele Nelson revises the Concrete period, associating Oiticica’s early work with Paul Klee rather than with the ubiquitous references to Kazimir Malevich and Piet Mondrian. Guilheme Wisnik subsequently examines Tropicália, placing the artwork in the larger context of the countercultural and musical movement in Brazil during the years of dictatorship. Both essays are excellent additions to a vastly studied phase."