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ArtRio 2011

ArtRio 2011

Art Immersion Trip

An itinerary of visits to Rio de Janeiro and Porto Alegre was realized on the occasion of the 1st edition of the ArtRio fair and the 8th Mercosul Biennial, respectively. Latitude invited and welcomed 8 international guests who participated in a five-day itinerary frequenting the two main events as well as Rio de Janeiro's museums and galleries.



Apsara DiQuinzio - Assistant curator of painting and sculpture at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art - American
Brian Droitcourt - Freelance Writer - American
Chantal Pontbriand - Independent curator - Canadian
Guy Brett - Independent curator and writer - British
Magali Arriola - Curator at the Museo Tamayo Mexico City - Mexican
Rene Morales - Assistant curator at the Miami Art Museum - American
Robert leckie - Curator at Gasworks - British
Sofia Hernadez Chong Cuy - Curator of contemporary art at Colección Patrícia Phelps Cisneros - Mexican



“This visit gave me a real sense of the diversity and ambition that underpins the Brazilian market.” - Robert Leckie

“I got to see artwork by some artists for the first time, and got a better sense of the practice of artists that were familiar already.” - Sofia Hernandez Chong Cuy