Building Material. Process and Form in Brazilian Art
September 14 - October 18, 2017
Hauser & Wirth
901 East 3rd Street
Los Angeles, CA 90013

This exhibition presents works by three generations of artists, emphasizing affinities between the materials, processes, and forms they have embraced since the Concrete and Neo-Concrete movements of the 1950s and 1960s.

LUCAS SIMÕES (b. 1980, Catanduva, Brazil) lives and works in São Paulo, Brazil. His selected exhibitions include asolo exhibition (2018) at PATRON Gallery, Chicago IL; Building Material. Process and Form in Brazilian Art (2017) at Hauser & Wirth, Los Angeles, CA; Corpos de Prova (2017) at Pasto Gallery, Buenos Aires, Argentina; White Lies (2017) at Lora Reynolds Gallery, Austin, TX; Abysses (2016) at Artissima, Turim, Italy; All that can be done and undone (2016) at NADA, New York, NY; tudo que pode ser feito e desfeito (2016) at SP Arte, São Paulo, Brazil; Jogo de Forças (2016) at Paço das Artes, São Paulo, Brazil; Recalque Diferencial at Galeria Emma Thomas, São Paulo, Brazil; Desmanche at Caixa Cultural in Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo, Brazil. He has also shown at 10th Mercosul Biennial, Astrup Fearnley Museet (Oslo), Itochu Aoyama Art Square (Tokyo), Museu Brasileiro da Escultura (São Paulo), and Zachęta National Gallery (Poland). His work is part of the collections at MAR – Museu de arte do Rio (Rio de Janeiro), MAC - Museu de Arte Contemporânea (São Paulo), Coleção Itaú (São Paulo)