MARCELO

SOLÁ

Marcelo Solá
Lives and works in Goiânia, Brazil.

Marcelo Solá’s work is oriented towards the new bordering area of drawing, a painting- drawing, at times an installation-drawing, or with the participation of objects, always as an expanded activity, almost obsessed, and that has been gaining characteristics outside the genre.

The territory of Solá’s work is an expanded drawing beyond its habitual semantic coordinates. It´s origin and destiny. With an invasion of size, scale, support and space, calligraphy becoming drawing and vice-versa, he interchanges the graphic signs and free space where it is made, often a huge piece of paper (almost like a poster) and in a state of installation. All his profuse activity usually transpires on all sides a personal and contextual questioning, since that, like in a seismography that at the same time is invasive and malleable, mutant and metaphorical, it dialogues with gaps, empty spaces and rough, dirty, scratched representations (with a hint of street graffiti ), freely and almost chaotically connected , as if there was a heteronomy between reality and origins, contracting into the aesthetical questioning of a journal, a stained biography, invaded by that which it registers. His Caderno de Viagem, Nova York ( Traveling notebook, New York ) (2007), for instance, lives from this open, multiple, polyphonic tension. His large-size drawings ( always allied to several techniques), also present her, keep the same biographical trend.

(Text by Adolfo Montejo Navas for the exhibition Heteronomy Brazil, Casa de America Museum. May/September, Madrid 2008)

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017
A Quântica Rara, Museu de Arte de Goiânia, text by Antônio da Mata

1994
Esculturas Para Vestir – MAM, São Paulo, SP



1993
Epiphaniekirche – Charlottenburg, Berlim, Alemanha

1990
Imagem Objeto – MAC/USP, São Paulo, SP



1989
Projeto Para Dias de Chuva – Museu da Gravura, Curitiba, PR

1981
Desenhos – MASP, São Paulo, SP

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2015
Vértice – Coleção Sergio Carvalho, Museu Nacional dos Correios, Brasília, DF

Contextos Contemporâneos, Museu Bispo do Rosário Arte Contemporânea, RJ

2013
Blind Field – Spring Exhibitions – Krannert Art Museum, Illinois, EUA

2012
Aí vai muito da Pessoa – Luciana Caravello Arte Contemporânea, Rio de Janeiro, RJ



2011
Feira Internacional de Artes -(Festival de Cultura da Bélgica).

ArtRio, feira internacional de arte contemporânea do Rio de Janeiro, Pier Mauá, Rio de Janeiro.

“Proposição”, Galeria Luciana Caravello Arte Contemporânea, Rio De Janeiro.

SP-Arte 2011, Pavilhão da Bienal, São Paulo.

2006
10+1: Os Anos Recentes da Arte Brasileira, no Instituto Tomie Othake, São Paulo.



2004
Novas Aquisições Coleção Gilberto Chateaubriand, no Museu de Arte Moderna do Rio de Janeiro, MAM-RIO

2002
Drawing Center, New York

2001
25º Bienal de São Paulo

1999
Panorama da Arte Brasileira Contemporânea sobre Papel, MAM-SP, São Paulo

1998
XVI Salão de Nacional de Artes Plásticas, MAM-Rio, Rio de Janeiro

AWARDS

2012
Bolsa de Apoio a Pesquisa e Criação Artística, Secretaria de Cultura do Estado do Rio de Janeiro

2011
Prêmio Ibram de Arte Contemporânea



2008
Prêmio Sim de Artes Visuais, Casa das Onze Janelas, Belém, Pará

2006
Prêmio Projéteis de Arte Contemporânea – Fundação Nacional de Artes – Rio de Janeiro



2003
Prêmio Projéteis de Arte Contemporânea – Fundação Nacional de Artes – Rio de Janeiro

COLLECTIONS

PARTICULARES
Ana Eliza e Paulo Setúbal

Marcia e Luiz Chrysostomo

Mariano Marcondes Ferraz



INSTITUCIONAIS
MAR – Museu de Arte do Rio

Centre d’Art Baie-Saint Paul (Quebec) Canadá

Museu de Arte Moderna de São Paulo São Paulo, SP

Museu Nacional de Belas Artes Rio de Janeiro, RJ

Museu de Arte de Brasília Brasília, DF

Museu de Arte Moderna, Rio de Janeiro, RJ – Col. Gilberto Chateaubriand



PUBLICATIONS

2012
Pintura Brasileira sec XXI – Editora Cobogó, Brasil

2012
Santa Art Magazine – número 8, Brasil



2012
Revista Umbigo – número 40, Portugal



2012
ArtForum – outubro 2012, USA