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click to enlarge Hélio Oiticica, PN27 Penetrable, Rijanviera, 1979

Hélio Oiticica, PN27 Penetrable, Rijanviera, 1979

César and Claudio Oiticica Collection, Rio de Janeiro

Hélio Oiticica: To Organize Delirium 

When: March 21-May 7 2017
"My art was developed towards an increasing participation, and the mistrust in the gallery and museum business," the Brazilian artist Hélio Oiticica wrote in a letter to an art critic in 1969. This disinterest in institutional art settings, coupled with the experiential, immersive nature of much of Oiticica's work, makes him a difficult artist to exhibit. Perhaps this is why "Hélio Oiticica: To Organize Delirium," on view now at the Art Institute of Chicago, is the first full-scale retrospective of the artist in the United States. Continue reading >>



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