Victoria Miro Venice, Il Capricorno, San Marco 1994, 30124 Venice, Italy. Tuesday–Saturday: 10am–1pm & 2–6pm. Admission free.
An exhibition of new Saunas and Baths paintings, and Meat Ruins by the renowned Brazilian artist Adriana Varejão, her sixth exhibition at the gallery.
Since the mid-1990s, Adriana Varejão has explored two juxtaposing motifs – flesh and tiles (azulejos) – drawing on the decorative tradition of her native Brazil to examine the confluence of cultures and underlying tensions: between beauty and violence, geometric order and the visceral body.
Adriana Varejão discusses her exhibition at Victoria Miro Venice
On the occasion of her solo exhibition at Victoria Miro Venice, the renowned Brazilian artist discusses the ideas behind and links between the works and their powerful resonances with the city of Venice.