Henrique Oliveira

Born in 1973 in Ourinhos, São Paulo (Brazil)
Lives and works in São Paulo (Brazil)
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Solo shows (selection)

2017

Henrique Oliveira, Christophe Van de Weghe, New York, USA

2016

Henrique Oliveira, Galeria Millan, São Paulo, Brazil

2015

Fissure, Galerie G-P & N Vallois, Paris, France
Henrique Oliveira, McClain Gallery, Houston, USA
Houston Hobby Airport, Houston, USA (permanent installation)

2014

Transarquitetônica, MAC – Museum de Arte Contemprânea, São Paulo, Brésil
Momento fecundo, Domaine de Chaumont-sur-Loire, Chaumont-sur-Loire, France
Henrique Oliveira, Projective Eye Gallery, University of North Carolina, Charlotte, USA
Adenocalcinoma Poliresidual, Arthur Ross Gallery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA

2013

Baitogogo, Palais de Tokyo (SAM Art Projects), Paris, France *
See _Baitogogo_'s making-off video

2012

Realidade Liquida, Galeria Millan, São Paulo, Brazil
Ursulinen Prolapse, Offenes Kulturhaus, Linz, Austria *
Henrique Oliveira, Centro Municipal de Arte Hélio Oiticica, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

2011

Henrique Oliveira, Galerie G-P & N Vallois, Paris, France *
Henrique Oliveira, Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, Boulder, USA *
Artists in Dialogue # 2, Henrique Oliveira, Sandile Zulu, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, USA

2010

Colagens, Alejandra von Hartz Gallery, Miami, USA
Henrique Oliveira, Galeria Silvia Cintra & Box 4, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

2009

Tapumes, Rice University Art Gallery, Houston, USA *
Henrique Oliveira, Flying Circus Gallery, Monterrey, Mexic

2008

Temporada de Projetos, Paço das Artes, São Paulo, Brazil *
Henrique Oliveira, Baró Cruz Gallery, São Paulo, Brazi

2007

11th English Culture Festival, British Council, São Paulo, Brazil

2006

1st Show of Annual Program, Centro Cultural São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Henrique Oliveira, Baró Cruz Gallery, São Paulo, Brazil

2005

Tapumes, House of Latin America Culture, Brasília, Brazil

2000

Desenhos e Pinturas, FUNARTE, São Paulo, Brazil

1998

Pinturas, University of Londrina, Londrina, Brazil

Group shows (selection)

2016

Small Gestures, M?csarnok – Kunsthalle, Budapest, Hongria**
Bizarre Spaces «Attacks, Transformations, Explosions», Marta Herford Museum, Herford,
Germany
The End of The World, Centro Pecci, Prato, Italy

2015

4th Lubumbashi Biennial, Congo
Fusion: Art of the 21st Century, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, USA
Crafted : Object in Flux, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, USA

2014

From Valongo to Favela: The Imaginary and the Periphery, Museu de Arte do Rio (MAR), Rio de Janeiro, Brésil
Made by… Feito por Brasileiros, commissaires : Marc Pottier et Simon Watson, Hospital Matarazzo, Sao Paulo, Brésil *

2013

Brasiliana : installations from 1960 to the present, Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt, Frankfurt, Germany
La distance juste, curator: Albertine de Galbert, Galerie GP & N Vallois, Paris, France*
L'arbre de vie, Collège des Bernardins, France *

2012

Inside Out and from the Ground Up, inaugural exhibition, MoCA, Cleveland, USA
Sculpture is Everything: Contemporary Works from the Collection, Queensland Art Gallery ; Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane, Australia *
OIR – Outras Idéias para o Rio, Parque da Madureira, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

2011

Art in Brazil (1950-2011), Festival Europalia, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels, Belgium

2010

29th International Biennial of São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil *
9th Biennale, Monterrey, FEMSA, Casa de la Cultura de Puebla ; Centro Cultural, Tijuana, Mexico
3rd edition of Prize CNI SESI Marcantonio Vilaça for arts, Museu de Arte Moderna, Salvador ; Museu de Arte Moderna, Rio de Janeiro ; Museu de Arte Contemporânea de São Paulo ; Galeria Juvenal Antunes, Rio Branco ; Centro Cultural da Universidade de Goiás, Brazil *
One of each one, Galerie Silvia Cintra & Box 4, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

2009

7th Mercosul Biennale, Porto Alegre, Brazil
Nova Arte Nova, Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil, São Paulo, Brazil

2008

Seja Marginal, Seja Herói, Galerie G-P & N Vallois ; Galerie Natalie Seroussi, Paris, France *
Something from Nothing, Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans, USA
Summer Show, Galerie Silvia Cintra & Box4, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Studio Project, Baró Cruz Gallery, São Paulo, Brazil

2007

Future of the Present, Instituto Itaú Cultural, São Paulo, Brazil *
CTRL _ C + CTRL_V/ Cut and Paste, Sesc Pompéia, São Paulo, Brazil
La Espiral de Moebius o los limites de la pintura, Centro Cultural Parque de España, Rosário, Argentina *
Ut pictura diversitas, Marta Traba Gallery, Memorial da América Latina, São Paulo, Brazil
Coleção Itaú Contemporâneo – Arte no Brasil 1981-2006, Instituto Itaú Cultural, São Paulo, Brazil *
Arte BA (Open Space), Buenos Aires, Argentina

2006

13th Bahia Salon, Salvador, Brazil
Fiat Mostra Brazil, Porão das Artes, Biennial’s Pavilion, São Paulo, Brazil *
Paralela 2006, Parque do Ibirapuera, São Paulo, Brazil
Coletiva do programa de exposições, Centro Cultural, São Paulo, Brazil
Viva cultura viva do povo brasileiro – um olhar sobre a arte brasileira, Museu Afro Brazil, Parque do Ibirapuera, São Paulo, Brazil
Prêmio Projéteis FUNARTE de arte contemporânea, Palácio da Cultura Gustavo Capanema, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

2005

Projectiles d’Art Contemporain, Espace Brazil ; FUNARTE ; Year of Brazil in France, Paris, France
5th Flamboyant Prize, National Art Salon of Goiás, Goiânia, Brazil
Visualidade Nascente, University Center Maria Antonia, São Paulo, Brazil
In Transit – graduated artists from ECA/USP, Olido Gallery, São Paulo, Brazil

2004

Projéteis FUNARTE, Palácio da Cultura Gustavo Capanema, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 9th Biennial of Visual Arts of Santos, Santos, Brazil *
Annual Program, Museu de Arte, Ribeirão Preto, Brazil

2003

Art of the New Millennium, Guimarães Rosa Art Center, Jundiaí, Brazil
Interiors, FUNARTE, São Paulo, Brazil

2002

5th Show Revelation Prize, Contemporary Art Museum, Americana, Brazil
Group Show, Espaço Miolo, São Paulo, Brazil
Miolo, FUNARTE, São Paulo, Brazil

1999

31st Art Salon of Piracicaba, Piracicaba, Brazil

Awards

2010

APCA (São Paulo Critics association) Prize, Brazil

2009

CNI SESI Marcantônio Vilaça for Arts Prize, Brazil

2007

11th English Culture Festival Prize, São Paulo, Brazil
Trophy « Water Tower », Visual Arts Category, Festival de Cultura Inglesa, São Paulo, Brazil

2006

Acquisition Prize, Centro Cultural São Paulo, Brazil
“Prêmio Projéteis” Prize FUNARTE de Arte Contemporânea, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
“Fiat Mostra” Prize, São Paulo, Brazil

2005

“Visualidade Nascente” Prize, Centro Universitário Maria Antonia, São Paulo, Brazil

Grants and residences

2015

Pionner Works, residency, New York, USA

2013

SAM Art Projects, residency, Paris, France

2010

The Fountainhead Residency, Miami, USA

2009

Artist Research Fellowship, Smithsonian Institute, Washington, USA

2008

Cité Internationale des Arts, studio-residence, Paris, France

2005

FAPESP (São Paulo Stat Foundation for Research Support), research grant, São Paulo, Brazil
Atelier Amarelo, studio-residence, São Paulo, Brazil

2004

FAPESP (São Paulo Stat Foundation for Research Support), research grant, São Paulo, Brazil

Public Collections

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Virginia, USA
Queensland Art Gallery/Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane, Australia
Museu de Arte Contemporânea do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil
Museu de Arte Moderna, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Pinacoteca Municipal, Coleção de Arte da Cidade de São Paulo, Brazil
Centro Cultural da Universidade Federal de Goiás, Goiânia, Brazil
Itaú collection, São Paulo, Brazil
Metrópolis / TV Cultura collection, São Paulo, Brazil
Museu Afro-Brasil, São Paulo, Brazil

SELECTIVE BIBLIOGRAPHY

Exhibition catalogues and publications

2014

Made by… Feito for brasileiros, exh. cat., Ed. Galerie Enrico Navarro, Paris, France, Artists (Tome I), pp. 163-168 ; Words & pix (Tome II), pp. 19 ; 329-330
Cet obscur objet de désirs : Autour de L’Origine du monde, exh. cat., Ed. Lienart/Musée Gustave Courbet, Ornans, France, pp. 160-161 ; 164
Ma première histoire de l’art, (text) Béatrice Fontanel, Ed. Palette…, Paris, France, p. 123

2013

Brasiliana : installations from 1960 to the present, exh. cat., (texts) Caue Alves, Monica Amor and Mickeal Asbury, Ed. Walther König, Köln, Germany, pp. 116-127
Henrique Oliveira : Baitogogo, exh. cat., (texts) Marc Bembekoff and Felipe Scovino, Ed. SAM Art Projects, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France
La distance juste, exh. cat., (text) Albertine de Galbert, Ed. Galerie G-P & N Vallois, Paris, France
Questions d’artistes, Création contemporaine au Collège des Bernardins, exh. cat., Ed. Particules, Paris, France

2012

Sculpture is Everything, exh. cat., Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane, Australia
Henrique Oliveira, exh. cat., (texts) Sabine B. Vogel, Luisa Duarte and Genoveva Rückert, Ed. Offenes Kulturhaus, Linz, Austria

2011

Henrique Oliveira, exh. cat., (text) Dan Cameron, Ed. Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, Boulder, USA
Henrique Oliveira, (text) Aracy A. Amaral, Ed. Galerie G-P & N Vallois, Paris, France

2010

29th International Biennial of São Paulo, exh. cat., (texts) Agnaldo Faria and Moacir dos Anjos, Ed. Fundação Bienal de São Paulo, Brazil, p. 212
CNI SESI Marcantonio Vilaça for arts 2009/10 Prize (Armando Queiroz, Eduardo Berliner, Henrique Oliveira, Rosana Ricalde, Yuri Firmeza), exh. cat., (text) Ricardo Resende, Brasília, Brazil, pp. 49-63
Staging Space, (text) Lukas Feireis, Ed. Gestalten, Berlin, Germany, pp. 228-229

2009

Tapumes, exh. cat., (text) Kimberly Davenport, Ed. Rice University, Houston, USA

2008

Temporada de projetos 2007-2008: Henrique Oliveira, Jurandy Valença e Renata Barros,
« Investigações Pictóricas », exh. cat., (text) Fernanda Albuquerque, Ed. Paço das Artes, São Paulo, Brazil
Seja Marginal, Seja Herói, exh. cat., (text) Benjamin Seroussi, Ed. Galerie G-P & N Vallois ; Galerie Natalie Seroussi, Paris, France, pp. 25-26, 31-32, 39-40

2007

La espiral de Moebius o los limites de la pintura, exh. cat., (text) Claudia Laudanno,
Ed. Centro Cultural Parque de Espanha, Rosário, Argentina

2006

Coleção Itaú Contemporâneo: Arte no Brasil, 1981-2006, exh. cat., (text) Teixeira Coelho, Ed. Itaú Cultural, São Paulo, Brazil, pp. 172-173
Fiat Mostra Brasil, exh. cat., (text) Maria Ivone dos Santos, Ed. Cria! Cultura, Belo Horizonte, Brazil, pp. 68-71

2004

9th Biennial of Visual Arts of Santos, exh. cat., (text) Juliana Monachesi, Ed. Centro de Cultura Patrícia Galvão, Santos-São Paulo, Brazil

Press articles

2016

Chantal Béret, « Henrique Oliveira », in Art Press, n°429, January, p.36 (ill.)

2015

David Robert, « La crise se fait sentir dans la sphère culturelle du Brésil », Le Journal des Arts, n°446, 27 November 2015, p. 11 (ill.)
Vincent Delaury, « Hors limites », L’Oeil, n°685, December 2015, p. 30 (ill.)
Pauline Lisowski, « Henrique Oliveira, Fissure », Inferno magazine (online), 25 November 2015 (ill.)
Clémentine Mercier, « Henrique Oliveira, fertile entropie », next.liberation.fr, 22 November 2015 (ill.)
n.s., « Henrique Oliveira @ Galerie Vallois », 2-times.com, 19 November 2015 (ill.)
F.P., « Excroissances », Version Femina, 7 November 2015, p. VI (ill.)
Sophie de Santis, « Henrique Oliveira, débordant», Le Figaroscope, 28 October 2015, p. 23 (ill.)
Mélanie Cravero, « Henrique Oliveira, hors les murs », Happening (online), 20 October 2015 (ill.)
Frédéric-Charles Baitinger, « Henrique Oliveira : une nouvelle nature spiritualisée », Graffiti Art Magazine, n°27, October-December 2015, p. 84-91 (ill.)

2014
Emmanuelle Lequeux, « FIAC 2014, nos artistes favoris », Beaux Arts Magazine, n°365, November, p. 72 (ill.)
Valérie Duponchelle, « Au Brésil, l’art rue dans les brancards », Le Figaro, n°21805, 15 September, p. 38 (ill.)
Pascaline Vallée, « Chantal Colleu-Dumond », Arts Magazine, n°90, September, pp. 80-83 (ill.)
n.s., « Le statut hors normes du Land Art », Art Media Agency, 7 Agust, pp. 1-4 (ill.)
Tom Laurent, « Gabriel Orozco, Vincent Barré, Miguel Chevalier, Henrique Oliveira… », Art Absolument, July-Agust, p. 40 (ill.)
AFP Relax news, « “Transarquitetônica” par Henrique Oliveira », Rtebfculture.be, 3 June (ill.)
Judicaël Lavrador & Thomas Schlesser, « L’art du remake », Beaux Arts Magazine, n°360, June, p. 61 (ill.)
Myriam Boutoulle, « Les épidermes urbains d’Henrique Oliveira », Connaissance des Arts, n°727, June, p. 134 (ill.)
n.s., « Jardins fantastiques », Arts Magazine, n°86, April, pp. 142-143 (ill.)
Barbara Shreiber, « Discard with history at the head of UNCC art exhibition », The Charlotte Observer, 3 March (ill.)
Harvard Business Review, February-March, pp. 6, 46-47, 49, 56-57 (ill.)

2013

Léa Chauvel-Levy, « Le Collège des Bernardins : L’arbre de vie », Slash Magazine, n°2, November, pp. 14, 19 (ill.)
Soline Delos, « On fonce au…Palais de Tokyo », Elle, 19 July, p. 28 (ill.)
Florence Evin, « Les musées fragilisés… par le mécénat », Le Monde, 18 July, p. 10 (ill.)
François Salmeron, « Henrique Oliveira : Baitogogo », Parisart.com, 3 July (ill.)
Judicaël Lavrador, « Curateurs de tous les pays… », Beaux Arts Magazine, Le guide, July, p. 10 (ill.)
Jean-Jacques Birgé, « Pas de vagues, ni nouvelles au Palais de Tokyo », Mediapart, 21 June (ill.)
Benjamin Chapon, « Les “curateurs” à l’honneur », 20 minutes, 21 June (ill.)
Alain Berland, « Henrique Oliveira : D’après nature », Arts Magazine, n°77, June, pp. 76-79 (ill.)
Emmanuel Daydé, « Écorce vive », Air France Magazine, n°193, May, p. 32 (ill.)
Vanesse Zocchetti, « Tronc commun », Version Femina, n°578, 29 April, p. VI (ill.)
Dominique Poret, « Art branché aux Bernardins », Libération, n°9917, 1 April, p. 22 (ill.)
Emmanuelle Lequeux, « L’arbre, sève sacrée de l’art », Beaux Arts Magazine, n°346, April, p. 132 (ill.)
Anaël Pigeat, « L’arbre de vie », Art Press, n°339, April, p. 31 (ill.)
n.s., « Beauté Monstre », Elle Déco Lab, n°2, Hors-série, April, p. 84 (ill.)
Olivier Reneau, « Les 8 qui font l’actu : Henrique Oliveira », Idéat, n°99, March, pp. 69 ; 75 (ill.)
Valérie de Buchet, « Branches de vie », Madame Figaro, March, p. 156 (ill.)
Felipe Scovino, « Odyssée organique », L’Officiel Art, n°4, December-February, pp. 112-117 (ill.)

2012

Clark Gilbert, Matthew Eyring and Richard N. Foster, « Two Routes to Resilience », Harvard Business Review Magazine, December (ill.)
Olivia de Smedt, « Au bord de l’explosion », Clés, October-November, pp. 34-36 (ill.)
n.s., « Mondovision », Art Press, n° 391, July-August (ill.)
Gabriel Longman, « Floresta Artificial », Vogue Brasil, n°407, July, pp. 112-113 (ill.)
n.s., « Henrique Oliveira », Art’s Vice, n°3, June, cov. + pp. 60-62 (ill.)
Jean- François Lasnier, « Henrique Oliveira : artiste tentaculaire », Connaissance des Arts, n°704, May (ill.)
Sixtine Dubly, « Henrique Oliveira, la planche à sève », IDEAT, n°91, March, p. 298
n.s., « Tree Trunks Inspiring the Decay Of City Life by Henrique Oliviera », Homestyle.blogspot.com, 19 January (ill.)

2011

Carole Boulbès, « Henrique Oliveira », Art Press, December, p. 33 (ill.)
Alexandre Crochet, « L’art du Brésil entre deux mondes », Le Quotidien de l’Art, n°25, 11 November, p.10 (ill.)
n.s., « Henrique Oliveira », Time Out, n°3, January, p. 63 (ill.)
Iddhis Bing, « A note from Paris : Henrique Oliveira on the Rue de Seine », NYartsmagazine (ill.)

2010

Damien Sausset, « 29ème Biennale de São Paulo », Art Press, n°373, December, p. 80 (ill.)
Silas Marti, « Grande vagina impressiona visitantes na Bienal de SP », Folha de São Paulo Ilustrada, 10 October, p. 4 (ill.)
n.s., « Image and Reality », v. 30, n°9, September, pp. 92-95 (ill.)
Joana Dale, « Henrique Oliveira », Revista O Globo, n°325, 17 August, pp. 20-22 (ill.)
Paula Alzugaray, « Samplers de pinturas », Istoé, n°2118, 16 June, pp. 166-167 (ill.)
Allison Hunter, « Henrique Oliveira’s Tridimensional: Bushstroke, Form, and Space », Sculpture, v. 29, n°5, June, pp. 34-39 (ill.)
Pedro Pablo Bustos, « Henrique Oliveira en las superficies gastadas del mundo », Arte Al Limite, n°36, May-June, pp. 30-35 (ill.)
A. Correa, « Arquitetura ao avesso », O Estado de São Paulo/Casa, n°289, 25 April, pp. 24-29 (ill.)
Marisa Ware, « Repurposing meanings: New BMoCA exhibits redefine trash to make art », Boulder Weekly, 24 March, p. 23 (ill.)
Aline Leal, « Artistas revelação 2010 », Anuário Das Artes, p. 22 (ill.)

2009

Douglas Britt, « Lively local art scene in spite of recession », Houston Chronicle, 27 December, p. 12 (ill.)
E. Veras, « A casa monstro : O artista Henrique Oliveira criou inusitada intervenção em velho palacete do Centro »,Capital, n°16.112, 12 October, p. 4 (ill.)
Jesse Hager, « Master of Visual Poetics : Henrique Oliveira’s “Tapumes” at Rice Gallery », 10 April (ill.)
Douglas Britt, « Brazilian artist at home at Rice: Henrique Oliveira finds suitable space for his work at Rice University », Houston Chronicle, 5 April, p. 4 (ill.)
Garland Fielder, « Critics'Picks: Henrique Oliveira », Artforum.com, April (ill.)
Douglas Britt, « Henrique Oliveira’s work resonates in Houston », Houston Chronicle online, 30 March (ill.)
Leo Carter, « A plywood mindscape », The Rice Thresher, v. XCVI, n°24, 27 March, p. 12 (ill.)
n.s., « Henrique Oliveira: A carne do mundo », Attitude: Interior Design, n°28, pp. 42-43 (ill.)
Cecília Ly, « Recoletor de madera », Casas: Una revista de cosas, n°148, pp. 26-28 (ill.)

2008

Aline Leal, « Dasartes/Garimpo », Rio de Janeiro, November/December, p. 71 (ill.)
Audrey Illouz, « Seja marginal, seja heroi », Art Press, November, p. 101 (ill.)
n.s., « Sois marginal, sois un héros », Journal des Arts , 19 September–2 October, p. 27 (ill.)
Paula Alzugaray, « Para Francês ver », Istoé, n°2028, 17 September, pp. 134 -135 (ill.)
Anne de Coninck, « La jeune scène brésilienne à Paris », Connaissance des Arts, September, p. 170 (ill.)
Mario Giola and Silas Marti, « Zona Franca: Com exposições no exterior, jovens nomes paulistas defendem uma ‘arte internacional’ e comentam o excesso de informação », Folha de São Paulo Ilustrada, 24 July, pp. 1-4 (ill.)
Doug Maccash, « Backward concept leads to dated display », The Times-Picayune, 15 February (ill.)

2006

Juliana Monachesi, « O pulso da pintura atual », Bien’Art, April, p. 51 (ill.)

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