Intimacies / Proximidades
This first anthology dedicated to Laercio Redondo’s artistic production focuses on various aspects of his practice, which rethinks the past in relation to the present using a calculated economy of representation and the superimposition of various grids of meaning. Through a series of essays, a conversation with the artist, as well as extensive illustrations of his work, the reader gains insight into Redondo’s various projects that often take as their subject iconic architecture of the twentieth century in order to address the unresolved afterlife of Brazil’s modernity.
The volume’s authors speak to a range of values in his work: from the ostensibly personal to the social and political.
In short, the book aims to put forward new perspectives as to the importance of architecture, artistic research, as well as interdisciplinary collaborations in Redondo’s practice, evoking his work’s resonance in Brazil and beyond.
The publication is edited by art historian and critic Kaira M. Cabañas and includes contributions by a robust line up of modern and contemporary art thinkers, including Sérgio B. Martins, Jesús Fuenmayor, Justine Ludwig, and Fernanda Pitta.
The Green Box publishes the book in collaboration with the Museu de Arte Moderna do Rio de Janeiro.