What is the Sao Paulo Biennial?

What is the São Paulo Biennial?

The São Paulo Biennial was initiated in 1951 and is the second oldest art biennial in the world after the Venice Biennial, which was set up 1895 and served as its role model. The São Paulo Biennial was founded by the Italian-Brazilian industrialist Ciccillo Matarazzo (1898-1977).

Who designed the São Paulo Bienal?

The three-story pavilion was designed by a team led by architects Oscar Niemeyer and Hélio Uchôa, and provides an exhibition space of 30,000 m 2. The São Paulo Bienal features both Brazilian and international contemporary art and is considered to be one of the most important large-scale art exhibitions in Brazil and South America.

When is the 34th Bienal de São Paulo 2021?

34th Bienal de São Paulo postponed until 2021 In light of the challenges that the Covid-19 pandemic has imposed on the world, Fundação Bienal de São Paulo announces that the group exhibition of the 34th Bienal de São Paulo – Though it’s dark, still I sing will take place from September 4 to December 5 2021, at the Bienal Pavilion.

How many visitors did the 5th Bienal de São Paulo attract?

5th Bienal de São Paulo (1959) 200,000 visitors ensured the success of this exhibition, whose highlights included a selection of thirty works by the impressionist icon, Vincent van Gogh, and a strong showing of Tachism and Informal Art.