TANYA BONAKDAR GALLERY PRESENTS INSTALLATIONS BY SANDRA CINTO – SEATTLE THROUGH APRIL 14 – WASHINGTON DC THROUGH DECEMBER 30


Sandra Cinto – Installations in Seattle & Washington, DC

Presented by Tanya Bonakdar Gallery – New York 

Seattle – Through April 14 – Seattle Art Museum

Washington, DC – Through December 30 – The Phillips Collection

The Seattle Art Museum unveils Brazilian born, São Paulo–based artist Sandra Cinto’s site-specific installation for the Olympic Sculpture Park’s PACCAR Pavilion. Influenced by artists as diverse as Sol LeWitt and Regina Silveira, and the woodblock prints of Japanese artists including Katsushika Hokusai, Cinto’s Encontro das Águas (Encounter of Waters) includes an intricate wall drawing, whose ambitious proportions convey a mesmerizing view of an expansive waterscape. Through humble materials—including blue paint and a silver paint pen—Cinto works directly on the wall and transforms a single line, repeated at different angles and lengths, into a titanic image of water that expresses both renewal and risk. As a counterpoint to this unbridled seascape, Cinto incorporates stories about individuals who were rescued at sea, to show the endurance of the human spirit in difficult circumstances.

Cinto’s work has been shown internationally, including Argentina, France, Portugal, Spain and the United States. She was included in the XXIV Bienal Internacional de São Paulo, in 1998; Elysian Fields, a group show at the Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, in 2000; TRANSactions: Contemporary Latin American and Latino Art, High Museum of Art, Atlanta, Georgia, in 2007–08; and the second Trienal Poli/Gráfica de San Juan: Latin America and the Caribbean, San Juan, Puerto Rico, in 2009; among other solo and group shows. She is represented by Casa Triângulo Gallery, São Paulo, Brazil, and Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York.

–Marisa C. Sánchez, Associate Curator, Modern & Contemporary Art

Seattle Art Museum 

1300 First Ave

Seattle, WA 98101

Wednesday – Sunday 10am-5pm

Thursday – Friday 10am -9pm 

 

The Phillips Collection

1600 21st Street Washington, DC 

Tuesday – Saturday 10am – 5pm

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