Between Paris and London : contacts and exchanges of South American artists in Europe ( 1950-1970 )

@inproceedings{Couto2016BetweenPA,
  title={Between Paris and London : contacts and exchanges of South American artists in Europe ( 1950-1970 )},
  author={Maria de Fatima Morethy Couto},
  year={2016}
}
  • Maria de Fatima Morethy Couto
  • Published 2016
This paper calls attention to a network of artists, dealers, and critics from Europe and South America thanks to whom, from the 1950s to the early 1970s, Paris and London welcomed and fostered a certain form of South American avant-garde art. Accordingly, it discusses the European reception given to five South American artists active in Paris and London —Lygia Clark, Hélio Oiticica, Sérgio Camargo, Jesús Rafael Soto and Julio Le Parc—whose artistic practices were sometimes related to kineticism… CONTINUE READING