biografía de TUNGA (1952-2016)

Personal data


Birth : 1952 - Palmares, Brazil
Sex : M
Nationality/Affiliation : Brazil

Address

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Representatives

Christopher Grimes Gallery – 916 Colorado Avenue – Santa Monica CA, United States
Luhring Augustine Gallery – 531 West 24th Street – New York NY, United States


Education

1969 – 1974 : Faculdade de Arquitectura e Urbanismo – Universidade Santa Ursula – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Professional data


Work and Life

Also lives and works in Paris, France.


Awards

1998

1998 : Johnny Walker Prize – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Awarded by : Museu Nacional de Belas Artes – Av. Rio Branco 199 – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

1997

1997 : Acquisition Prize – Salvador, Brazil
Awarded by : MAM Museu de Arte Moderna da Bahia – Salvador, Brazil

1997 : Embratel Prize – São Paulo, Brazil
Awarded by : MAM Museu de Arte Moderna de São Paulo – Portao 3 Parque do Ibirapuera – São Paulo, Brazil

1997 : 30 years Prize – São Paulo, Brazil
Awarded by : MAM Museu de Arte Moderna de São Paulo – Portao 3 Parque do Ibirapuera – São Paulo, Brazil

Work


Categorie and medium


Sculpture-Volume : Bronze - Installation
Drawing-Watercolor :
Audiovisual-Multimedia : Film
Performing Art : Performance

Movements and styles

Latin American Art

Works

Resgate
Date of creation : 2001
Medium : Installation
Technical data : with performance
 
True Rouge
Date of creation : 1997
Medium : Installation
 
Axe exogène
Date of creation : 1986
Medium : Sculpture
Materials : metal-wood
 

Solo Exhibitions (Selected)


Solo exhibitions

2001

CAPC Musée d’Art Contemporain de Bordeaux – Bordeaux, France
12/07/2001 – 03/10/2002

Galerie Daniel Templon – Paris, France
10/20/2001 – 11/28/2001

Galerie Nationale du Jeu de Paume – Paris, France
10/08/2001 – 11/18/2001

Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia – Madrid, Spain
2001

Resgate
Centro Cultural Banco Do Brasil – São Paulo, Brazil
2001

Peggy Guggenheim Collection – Venice VE, Italy
2001

Christopher Grimes Gallery – Santa Monica CA, United States
2001

1999

Galeria Andre Millan – São Paulo, Brazil
1999

Centro Cultural Recoleta – Buenos Aires, Argentina
1999

Christopher Grimes Gallery – Santa Monica CA, United States
1999

Galeria de Arte Luisa Strina – São Paulo, Brazil
1999

1976

Galeria de Arte Luisa Strina – São Paulo, Brazil
1976

1975

Museu de Arte Moderna – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
1975

1974

Museu de Arte Moderna – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
1974

Group Exhibitions (Selected)


Art shows / fairs

2007

FIAC Foire Internationale d’Art Contemporain
Galeries Nationales du Grand Palais – Paris, France
10/18/2007 – 10/22/2007
Represented by : Galerie Daniel Templon – 30 rue Beaubourg – Paris, France

ArtBrussels – Contemporary Art Fair
Brussels Expo – Brussels, Belgium
04/20/2007 – 04/23/2007
Represented by : Galerie Daniel Templon – 30 rue Beaubourg – Paris, France

2006

Frieze Art Fair
Regent’s Park – London, United Kingdom
10/12/2006 – 10/15/2006
Represented by : Luhring Augustine Gallery – 531 West 24th Street – New York NY, United States

2004

FIAC Foire Internationale d’Art Contemporain, n°31
Paris Expo – Porte de Versailles – Paris, France
10/21/2004 – 10/25/2004
Represented by : Galerie Daniel Templon – 30 rue Beaubourg – Paris, France

Art 35 Basel
Messe Basel – Basel BS, Switzerland
06/16/2004 – 06/21/2004
Represented by : Galeria Andre Millan – Rua Rio Preto 63 – São Paulo, Brazil

2003

Art Basel Miami Beach
Miami Beach Convention Center – Miami Beach FL, United States
12/04/2003 – 12/07/2003
Represented by : Bernard Jacobson Gallery – 6 Cork Street – London, United Kingdom

FIAC, n°30
Paris Expo – Porte de Versailles – Paris, France
10/09/2003 – 10/13/2003
Represented by : Bernard Jacobson Gallery – 6 Cork Street – London, United Kingdom

Art 34 Basel
Messe Basel – Basel BS, Switzerland
06/18/2003 – 06/23/2003
Represented by : Bernard Jacobson Gallery – 6 Cork Street – London, United Kingdom

ArtBrussels – 21st Contemporary Art Fair
Brussels Expo – Brussels, Belgium
04/04/2003 – 04/08/2003
Represented by : Galerie Daniel Templon – 30 rue Beaubourg – Paris, France

The Armory Show 2003
Piers 88 & 90 – New York NY, United States
03/07/2003 – 03/10/2003
Represented by : Luhring Augustine Gallery – 531 West 24th Street – New York NY, United States

2002

Art Basel Miami Beach
Miami Beach Convention Center – Miami Beach FL, United States
12/05/2002 – 12/08/2002
Represented by : Christopher Grimes Gallery – 916 Colorado Avenue – Santa Monica CA, United States

Art 33 Basel
Messe Basel – Basel BS, Switzerland
06/12/2002 – 06/17/2002
Represented by : Bernard Jacobson Gallery – 6 Cork Street – London, United Kingdom

ArtBrussels – 20th Contemporary Art Fair
Brussels Expo – Brussels, Belgium
05/02/2002 – 05/06/2002
Represented by : Eleni Koroneou Gallery – Mitseonstreet 5-7 – Athens, Greece

The Armory Show 2002
Piers 88 & 90 – New York NY, United States
02/22/2002 – 02/25/2002
Represented by : Luhring Augustine Gallery – 531 West 24th Street – New York NY, United States

2001

Art Basel Miami Beach: cancelled
Miami Beach Convention Center – Miami Beach FL, United States
12/13/2001 – 12/16/2001
Represented by : Christopher Grimes Gallery – 916 Colorado Avenue – Santa Monica CA, United States

FIAC, n°28
Paris Expo – Porte de Versailles – Paris, France
10/10/2001 – 10/15/2001
Represented by : Galerie Daniel Templon – 30 rue Beaubourg – Paris, France

Art 32 Basel
Messe Basel – Basel BS, Switzerland
06/13/2001 – 06/18/2001
Represented by : Luhring Augustine Gallery – 531 West 24th Street – New York NY, United States

ArtBrussels – 19th Contemporary Art Fair
Brussels Expo – Brussels, Belgium
04/20/2001 – 04/24/2001
Represented by : Galerie Daniel Templon – 30 rue Beaubourg – Paris, France

The Armory Show 2001
Piers 88 & 90 – New York NY, United States
02/23/2001 – 02/26/2001
Represented by : Luhring Augustine Gallery – 531 West 24th Street – New York NY, United States

Artpalmbeach – 4th Modern & Contemporary Art Fair
International Pavilion of the Palm Beaches – West Palm Beach FL, United States
01/10/2001 – 01/15/2001
Represented by : Galería Polígrafa – Balmes, 54 – Barcelona, Spain

2000

FIAC, n°27
Paris Expo – Porte de Versailles – Paris, France
10/25/2000 – 10/30/2000
Represented by : Luhring Augustine Gallery – 531 West 24th Street – New York NY, United States

ARTissima – Arte Contemporaneo a Torino, n° 7
Palazzo del Lavoro – Turin TO, Italy
10/05/2000 – 10/08/2000
Represented by : Galleria Valentina Moncada – Via Margutta 54 – Rome, Italy

1999

Art Cologne, n° 33
Cologne, Germany
11/07/1999 – 11/14/1999
Represented by : Galería Polígrafa – Balmes, 54 – Barcelona, Spain


Group exhibitions

2002

El Final del Eclipse. El Arte de América Latina en la Transición al siglo XXI / The End of the Eclipse. Latin American Art from the Transition into the XXI Century
MEIAC Museo Extremeño e Iberoamericano de Arte Contemporáneo – Badajoz, Spain
02/08/2002 – 04/08/2002

2001

El Final del Eclipse. El Arte de América Latina en la Transición al siglo XXI / The End of the Eclipse. Latin American Art from the Transition into the XXI Century
Palacio de los Condes de Gabia – Granada, Spain
11/29/2001 – 01/20/2002

Tunga et Mira Schendel
Galerie Nationale du Jeu de Paume – Paris, France
10/08/2001 – 11/18/2001

El Final del Eclipse. El Arte de América Latina en la Transición al siglo XXI / The End of the Eclipse. Latin American Art from the Transition into the XXI Century
Fundación Telefónica – Madrid, Spain
09/12/2001 – 11/18/2001

Absolut L.A. International Biennial Invitational
Bergamot Station Arts Center – Santa Monica CA, United States
07/18/2001 – 08/18/2001

2000

Partage d’exotismes – 5ème Biennale d’Art Contemporain de Lyon
Halle Tony Garnier – Lyon, France
06/27/2000 – 09/24/2000

Man + Space – Kwangju Biennale, n° 3
Kwangju, South Korea (Republic of Korea)
03/29/2000 – 06/07/2000

The Quiet in The Land
MAM Museu de Arte Moderna da Bahia – Salvador, Brazil
2000

Bienal Internacional de São Paulo
Parque do Ibirapuera – São Paulo, Brazil
2000

1998

Amnesia
CAC Contemporary Arts Center – Cincinnati OH, United States
1998

Amnesia
Biblioteca Luis Angel Arango – Bogotá, Colombia
1998

Amnesia
Museu Nacional de Belas Artes – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
1998

Amnesia
Christopher Grimes Gallery – Santa Monica CA, United States
1998

Amnesia
Contemporary Art Museum University Of South Florida – Tampa FL, United States
1998

Der Brasilianische Blick
Haus der Kulturen der Welt – Berlin-Tiergarten, Germany
07/1998 – 09/1998

Roteiros – Bienal Internacional de São Paulo, n°24
Parque do Ibirapuera – São Paulo, Brazil
10/03/1998 – 12/13/1998

1997

Documenta X
Kunsthalle Fridericianum – Kassel, Germany
06/21/1997 – 09/28/1997

1995

Génesis continuo – II Bienal Barro de América
MACCSI Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Caracas Sofía Imber – Caracas, Venezuela
11/1995 – 01/1996

1987

Bienal Internacional de São Paulo, n° 19
Ibirapuera Park, gate 3 – São Paulo, Brazil
1987

1985

Transvanguarda e Cultura
Museu de Arte Moderna – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
1985

Contemporary Art of Brazil
Hara Museum of Contemporary Art – Tokyo, Japan
1985

Bibliography (Selected)


On the artist


Exhibition catalogues

2000

Partage d’exotismes, 5ème Biennale d’art contemporain de Lyon, volumes 1 et 2
Publisher: RMN Réunion des Musées Nationaux – 49 rue Etienne Marcel – Paris, France
06/2000
ISBN : 2711840131

Man + Space Kwangju Biennale
Publisher: Kwangju Biennale Press – San 151-10 – Kwangju, South Korea (Republic of Korea)
2000
ISBN : 8987719049


Periodicals

2001

FOURNEAU Thierry – Artiste du mois : Tunga
in: Beaux Arts Magazine n° 210 p. 33
Paris, France
11/2001

PIGUET Philippe – Tunga
in: L’oeil n° 530 p. 64
Paris, France
08/2001

1998

JOHNSON Ken – Tunga, “True Rouge”
in: The New York Times
New York NY, United States
06/10/1998

FEINSTEIN Roni – Tunga’s Lost World
in: Art in America
New York NY, United States
06/1998

JONES Kristin – Tunga
in: Artforum p. 137
New York NY, United States
06/1998-09/1998

AVGIKOS Jan
in: Artforum p. 128
New York NY, United States
12/1998

1997

JOHNSON Ken – Tunga : 1977-1997
in: The New York Times
New York NY, United States
14/11/1997

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