Brazil is one of the highlights of MoMA’s new exhibition Latin America in Construction: Architecture 1955-1980. The show features more than 500 original works, including drawings, models, vintage photographs and film clips.
Among dozens of architects, visitors can see the works that Paulo Mendes da Rocha, Roberto Burle Marx, Oscar Niemeyer, Lucio Costa, Joaquim Cardozo, Lina Bo Bardi, Sergio Bernardes, Joaquim Guedes and many other architects built in the cities of Brasília, São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro and Salvador.
Newly commissioned photographs by Brazilian photographer Leonardo Finotti are also on view. And Professor Carlos Eduardo Comas, from Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, is one of the exhibition’s curator.
“Latin America in Construction” focuses on a period of self-questioning, exploration and complex political shifts in all the countries included: Chile, Argentina, Uruguay, Brazil, Peru, Colombia, Venezuela, Mexico, Cuba, the Dominican Republic, and Puerto Rico.
The Consulate General of Brazil in New York is one of the sponsors of the exhibition.
Latin America in Construction
March 29, 2015 – July 19, 2015
Image Credit: Leonardo Finotti