Monday, October 10, 2011

News from Pinacoteca do Estado

The Pinacoteca do Estado de São Paulo presents its new long-term exposition called Arte no Brasil: uma história na Pinacoteca São Paulo, which occupies the entire second floor of the building and marks a new step of the Pinacoteca. This new proposal of the museum's collection began to be formulated four years ago and it was developed following a multidisciplinary approach that involved all sectors of the institution.

The main objective of this exhibition is to offer the public a vision of the art in Brazil from the colonial period until the mid-1930. The exhibition will comprise around 500 works by key authors in the history of Brazilian art such as Debret, Taunay, Facchinetti, Almeida Junior, Eliseu Visconti, Pedro Alexandrino, Candido Portinari, Lasar Segal, among others.

The exhibition occupies 11 rooms and it also presents some educational proposals, which indicate other possibilities of interpretate the exhibits. A reading room provides reference material and documentary about the history of the Pinacoteca of São Paulo in Brazil and the tactile room of brazilian sculpture, helps visually impaired visitors to enjoy 12 works autonomously, touching them and getting information through braille labels and audio guide.

What: Arte no Brasil: uma história na Pinacoteca São Paulo
Where: Pinacoteca do Estado
When: From October 15
Price: R$ 6 or 3; free on Saturday
Phone: +55 (11) 3324 1000


1 comment:

  1. I have Street view of Pinacoteca do Estado de São Pauloão_Paulo