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Release: Jan. 27, 2003
BRAZILIAN ARTIST WILL SPEAK AT UI FEB. 3
Ana Tavares, an installation artist from Sao Paolo, Brazil, will lecture
on her works at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 3 in Room E109 of the University of
Iowa Art Building.
Tavares work is included in Layers of Brazilian Art, an
exhibition currently on display at Grinnell College in Grinnell, Iowa.
Ana Tavares was born in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. She received a masters
degree from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and a doctorate from
the University of Sao Paulos School of Art and Communication. She held
her first one-person exhibition, Objetos e interferencias (Objects
and interferences) in 1982 in Sao Paulo. Her work has been shown in major
international exhibitions in Brazil, Cuba and Turkey. In 2001, she was recipient
of a scholarship from the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation.
Tavares visit to the UI campus is sponsored by the School of Art and
Art History in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, International Programs
and the Latin American Studies Program.
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More information on the exhibition Layers of Brazilian Art can
be found on the World Wide Web at http://web.grinnell.edu/faulconergallery/includes/files/AdditionalExhibImages/Brazil.htm.
For additional information on Tavares, go to http://www.britocimino.com.br/ing/artistas/tavares/i-tavares.htm.