LYGIA CLARK
Born in 1920 in Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Died in 1988 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2017Luhring Augustine, New York, NY
2016Lygia Clark: Work from the 1950s, Alison Jacques Gallery, London
2014Lygia Clark: The Abandonment of Art, Museum of Modern Art, New York
Lygia Clark: Organic Planes, Henry Moore Institute, Leeds, UK
Fantastic Architecture, Henry Moore Foundation, Leeds, UK
2012Lygia Clark: Retrospective, Itau Cultural, Sao Paulo, Brazil
2010Lygia Clark: Estudos e Maquete, Alison Jacques Gallery, London, UK
2006Lygia Clark, da obra ao acontecimento: somos o molde, a você cabe o sopro..., Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Abrigo Poético Diálogos com Lygia Clark, Museu de Arte Contemporanea de Niteroi, Brazil
2005Lygia Clark, da l'oeuvre á l'événement. Nous sommes le moule. Avous donner le soufflé, Musee Le des Beaux Arts, Nantes, France
Lygia Clark: Body Memory, Spacex Gallery, Exeter (Documentary Screening)
2004O Pensamento Mudo de Lygia Clark, Dan Galeria, Sao Paulo, Brazil
2001Lygia Clark, Espaco Antonio Bernardo, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
1999Lygia Clark, Galeria Brito Cimino, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Lygia Clark: Retrospective, MAM, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Abertura de Sala Lygia Clark, MAM, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
1997Lygia Clark: Retrospective, Fundació Antoni Tàpies, Barcelona; travelled to Marseille, Porto, Brussels and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
1993Lygia Clark, MAP, Belo Horizonte, Brazil
1992Retrospective, Dan Galeria, Sao Paulo, Brazil
1987Lygia Clark, Museu de Arte Contemporanea da Universidade, Sao Paulo, Brazil
1986Lygia Clark, Paco Imperial, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
1984Lygia Clark, Galeria Paulo Klabin, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
1983Imaginar o Presente, Gabinete de Arte Raquel Arnaud, Sao Paulo, Brazil
1982Lygia Clark, Gabinete de Arte Raquel Arnaud, Sao Paulo, Brazil
1980Lygia Clark, FUNARTE, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
1971Lygia Clark, Galeria Ralph Camargo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
1968A Casa É o Corpo, MAM, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Lygia Clark, Galerie M.E Thelen, Essen, Germany
1965Lygia Clark, Signals Gallery, London, UK
1964Lygia Clark, Studium Generale Technische Hochschule, Stuttgart, Germany
1963Lygia Clark, Louis Alexander Gallery, New York
Lygia Clark, MAM, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
196029 Esculturas de Lygia Clark, Galeria Bonino, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
1952Lygia Clark, Galerie de L'Institute Endoplastique, Paris, France
Lygia Clark, Sala do Ministerio da Educacao, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2018Southern Geometries: from Mexico to Patagonia, Fondation Cartier pour l'art contemporain, Paris, France
The Other Transatlantic. Kinetic and Op Art in Eastern Europe and Latin America 1950s - 1970s, Garage Museum of Contemporary Art, Moscow, Russia
A Tale of Two Worlds. Experimental Latin American Art in Dialogue with the MMK Collection 1940s-1980s, MAMBA, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Visiones de la tierra / El mundo planeado. Colección Luís Paulo Montenegro, Santander Art Gallery, Boadilla del Monte, Madrid, Spain
Concrete Matters, Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden
Radical Women: Latin American Art, 1960-1985, Brooklyn Museum, New York, NY
Surface Work, Victoria Miro, London, UK
Sesc, São Paolo, Brazil
2017A Tale of Two Worlds. Experimental Latin American Art in Dialogue with the MMK Collection 1940s-1980s, MMK Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt, Germany
The Other Transatlantic, MoMA Warsaw
Being Modern: MoMA in Paris, 1929-2017, Louis Vuitton Foundation, Paris, France
Modern Art and St Ives, Tate St Ives, St Ives
Radical Women: Latin American Art, 1960-1985, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA
Making Art Concrete: Works from Argentina and Brazil in the Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros, J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, CA
Abstract Experiments: Latin American Art on Paper after 1950, The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Making Space: Women Artists and Abstraction, Musuem of Modern Art, New York, NY
2016The Shadow of Color, curated by Rita Kersting, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Life Itself, curated by Daniel Birnbaum, Moderna Museet, Stockholm
Making and Unmaking: An exhibition curated by Duro Olowu, Camden Arts Centre, London, UK
2015Adventures of the Black Square: Abstract Art and Society 1915-2015, Whitechapel Gallery, London, UK
Possibilities of the Object: Experiments in Modern and Contemporary Brazilian Art, Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh, UK
History is Now: 7 Artists Take on Britain, Hayward Gallery, London, UK
2014Permission to be Global, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
The Modern Lens: International Photography and the Tate Collection, Tate St Ives, Cornwall, UK
Radical Geometry, Royal Academy of Arts, London, UK
2013The Brazilian Pavilion, Giardini, 55th Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy
Concrete Remains: Postwar and Contemporary Art from Brazil, curated by Jacopo Crivelli Visconti, Tierney Gardarin, New York, NY
Brasiliana: Installations from 1960 to the Present, Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt
The Temptation of the Diagram, Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, NY
Edge, Order, Rupture, Galerie Lelong, New York, NY
2012Elles: Women Artists from the Centre Pompidou, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA
Re.act.feminism 2, Fundació Antoni Tàpies, Barcelona, Spain
Constructed Dialogues: Concrete, Geometric, and Kinetic Art from the Latin
American Art, The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX
Spectres of Artaud. Language and art in the 1950s, Museo Reina Sofia, Madrid, Spain
News from Nowhere, firstsite, Colchester, UK
Superbodies, Z33, Cultuurcentrum, Hasselt, Belgium
2011A Rua, Museum of Contemporary Art Antwerp, Belgium
12th Istanbul Biennial, Istanbul, Turkey
Touched: A space of Relations, Bitforms Gallery, New York, NY
Brazil: Reinvention of Modern, Gagosian Gallery, Paris, France
2010MOVE! Choreographing You, Hayward Gallery, London, UK
Elles, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
The Traveling Show, Jumex Collection, Mexico City, Mexico
EmporteMoi/Sweep Me Off My Feet, Musee d'art contemporain du Val de Marne, Vitry sur Seine, France
A History of Irritated Material, Raven Row, London, UK
Constructive Spirit: Abstract Art in South and North America, The Newark Museum, NJ
Bense und die Kunste, ZKM, Karlsruhe, Germany
2009Os Caminhos da Arte entre a França e o Brasil, Pinakotheke, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Dimension Konstruktiver Kunst in Brasilien: Die Sammlung Adolpho Leirner, Haus Konstruktiv, Zurich, Switzerland
Sites of Latin American Abstraction, Museum of Latin American Art, Long Beach, CA
When Lives Become Form: Contemporary Brazilian Arts, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA
EmporteMoi/Sweep Me Off My Feet, Musee National des Beaux Arts du Quebec,Canada
North Looks South: Building the Latin American Art Collection, MFAH, Museum of Fine Arts Houston, TX
ARTE ≠ VIDA, Museo de Arte Carrillo Gil, Mexico City, Mexico
Neoconcretismo 50 Anos. Museu de Arte Moderna Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Materia Gris, Exposición colectiva, Galeria Cayon, Madrid, Spain
Desenhar Lugares, Marilia Razuk Galeria de Arte, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Concreto, Instituto Tomie Ohtake, Sao Paulo, Brazil
A ContreCorps/Countering the Body, Frac Lorraine, Metz, France
The Quick and the Dead, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
Pop Up! Ludwig Forum fur Internationale Kunst, Aachen, Germany
Performer, Zacheta National Gallery of Art, Warsaw, Poland
Hot Spots, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil / MilanoTorino/ Los Angeles 1956-1969, Kunsthaus, Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
2008Heavy Metal. Die unerklärliche Leichtigkeit eines Materials, Kunsthalle zu Kiel der Christian, Albrechts‐Universitat, Kiel, Germany
KroboClark: Lygia Clark & Katarzyna Kobro, ms2, Museum Sztuki, Lodz, Poland
The Art of Participation, SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA
Collection Isabel and Agustin Coppel: Mexico Expected/Unexpected, La Maison Rouge, Paris; traveled to Santa Cruz de Tenerife and the Netherlands
Performing the City, Kunst Aktionismus im Stadt Raum 60er und 70er Jahre, Lothringer 13, Standtische Kunsthalle Munich, Munich, Germany
When Lives Become Form, Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo; travelled to Hiroshima, Japan
Um Século de Arte Brasileira, Coleção Gilberto Chateaubriand, MASC Museu de Arte de Santa Catarina, Florianopolis, Brazil; ARCO, Madrid, Spain
Diálogo Concreto: Design e Construtivismo no Brazil, Caixa Cultural, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; traveled to Sao Paulo, Brazil
Laços do Olhar, Instituto Tomie Ohtake, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Peripheral vision and Collective Body, Museion, Bolzano, Italy
Tropicália. Museu de Arte Moderna Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Poética da Percepção, Instituto Tomie Ohtake, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Face to Face The Daros Collections II, Daros Exhibitions, Zurich, Switzerland
Arte nos es Vida: Actions by Artists of the Americas, Museo del Barrio, New York, NY
Geo/Metric: Prints and Drawings from the Collection, MoMA, New York, NY
Time & Place: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 1956-1964, Moderna Museet, Stockholm
2007New Perspectives in Latin American Art, 1930-2006: Selections from a Decade of Acquisitions, MoMA, New York, NY
WACK! Art and the Feminist Revolution, MOCA, Los Angeles; traveled to Washington DC, New York, NY and Canada
Anos 70, Instituto Tomie Ohtake, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Ó(s) Cinético(s), Instituto Tomie Ohtake, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Mirada; Latinoamericanos do MAC USP no Memorial, Museu de Arte Contemporanea da Universidade de Sao Paulo, Brazil, Sao Paulo, Brazil
The Geometry of Hope, Grey Art Gallery, NYU, New York; traveled to Austin, TX
Arte e Ousadia; o Brasil na Coleção Sattamini, Museu de Arte de Sao Paulo, Brazil
Assis Chateaubriand, MASP, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Desenho Construtivista Brasileiro, MAM, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Romantischer Konzeptualismus, Kunsthalle Nuremberg, Nurmeberg traveled to Vienna, Austria
Beneath the Underdog, Gagosian Gallery, Madison Avenue, New York, NY
Feedback, Laboral, Gijon, Spain
Um Século de Arte Brasileira; Coleção Gilberto Chateaubriand, MAM, Museu de Arte Moderna da Bahia, Salvador, Brazil
Live/Work: Performance into Drawing, MoMA, New York, NY
2006Um Século de Arte Brasileira; Coleção Gilberto Chateaubriand, Museu Oscar Niemeyer, Curitiba, Brazil
Concreta 56. A Raiz da Forma, Museu de Arte Moderna, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Certain Encounters: Daros Latinamerica Collection, The Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada
Um Século de Arte Brasileira; Coleção Gilberto Chateaubriand, MAM, Museu de Arte Moderna, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
MAM [NA] OCA, Museu de Arte Moderna, Sao Paolo, Brazil
Arte Moderna em Contexto, Colecao ABN AMRO Real, Museu de Arte Moderna, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Die Idee des Modernismo Brasileiro, Museum fur Volkerkunde, Hamburg; travelled to Dessauer and Altenburg, Germany
2005L'OEil moteur, Art optique et cinétique 1950-1975, Musee d'Art Moderne et Contemporain, Strasbourg, France
Arte Brasileira Hoje, MAM, Museu de Arte Moderna Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
O Corpo na Arte Contemporânea Brasileira, Itau Cultural, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Expresso Abstrato, Museu Imperial, Petropolis, Brazil
Através, ou a Geometria Corrompida, Galeria Bergamin, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Collection Remixed, Bronx Museum of the Arts, New York, NY
Marie Ange Guillemot: Never Hiroshima, Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Japan
Fait Vos Jeux!, Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein, Liechtenstein; travelled to Siegen, Berlin, Zurich, and Amstelveen, Netherlands
Open Systems: Rethinking Art c.1970, Tate Modern, London, UK
50 Jahre/Years DOCUMENTA: 1955-2005, Kunsthalle Fridericianum, Kassel
Soto Construção da Imaterialidade, Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil; travelled to Sao
Paulo, Brazil, Curitiba, and Brasilia, Brazil
Tropicália: a revolution in Brazilian Culture, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago; travelled to New York, London and Vienna, Austria
Arte latinoamericano XX: Coleccion Costantini, MALBA, Buenos Aires, Argentina
2004Cinquenta 50, Museu de Arte Moderna, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Brazil: Body Nostalgia, National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo and Kyoto
Inverted Utopias, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX
Beyond Geometry: Experiments in Form, 1940s-1970s, Los Angeles County Museum ofArt, Los Angeles; travelled to Miami, FL
Aimer, travailler, exister: propositions communautaire dans l'après 1968, MAMCO,Musee d'art moderne et contemporain, Geneva, Switzerland
Artists' Favourites, ICA, London, UK
Casa - Poética do Espaço na Arte Brasileira, Museu da Vale do Rio Doce, Vitoria, Brazil
Woman; Metamorphosis of Modernity, Fundacio Joan Miro, Barcelona, Spain
Hors d'oeuvre: Ordre et Désordres de la Nourriture, Musee d'Art Contemporain de, Bordeaux, France
2004Diálogos: Arte Latinoamericano desde la Colección Cisneros, Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Santiago, Chile; travelled to Bogota, Colombia
Entre a Razão e a Emoção: Acervo da Bolsa do Rio, Bolsa de Valores do Rio, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Poéticas da Infinito, Museu de Arte Contemporanea de Niteroi, Brazil
ARCO, Parque Ferial Juan Carlos I, Madrid, Spain
Exposição Acervo, Lurixs Arte Contemporanea, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
2003Geometrías: Abstracción Geometrica Latinoamericana en la Colección Cisneros, Museode Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires; travelled to Uruguay
Geométricos, Leo Bahia Arte Contemporanea, Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Poema Planar Espacial, Sesc, Campos dos Goytacazes; travelled to Nova Friburgo, Riode Janeiro, Brazil
Cuasicorpus: Arte concreto y neoconcreto de Brasil, Museo Tamayo Arte Contemporaneo, Mexico City; travelled to Monterrey, Mexico
Arte Brasileira: da Revolução de 30 ao pósguerra, MAM, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Pulse: Art, Healing and Transformation, ICA, Boston, MA
Ordem x Liberdade, MAM, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
A Subversão dos Meios, Instituto Itau Cultural, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Escultores Esculturas, Pinakotheke, Sao Paulo, Brazil
O Sal da Terra, Museu Vale do Rio Doce, Vila Velha, Brazil
2002Ökonomien Der Zeit, Ludwig Museum, Cologne; travelled to Berlin
Arte Brasileira na Coleção Fadel, Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Paralelos: Arte Brasileira da Segunda Metade do Século XX em Contexto: Coléccion Cisneros, MAM, Sao Paulo, Brazil; travelled to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Ceará Discovers Brazil Again, Centro Dragao do Mar de Arte e Cultura, Fortaleza, Brazil
Espelho Selvagem: Arte Moderna no Brasil da Primeira Metade do Século XX, Coleção Nemirovsky, Pinacoteca do Estado, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Arco, Parque Ferial Juan Carlos I, Madrid, Spain
Arquitetura para el Arte: Malba Coleccion Costantini, Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires, Argentina
Geométricos e Cinéticos, Gabinete de Arte Raquel Arnaud, Sao Paulo, Brazil
The Object Sculpture, The Henry Moore Institute, Leeds, UK
Vivências: Dialogues between the works of Brazilian artists from the 1960s to 2002, The New Art Gallery of Walsall, Walsall, UK
Acervo em Papel, MAC, Niteroi, Brazil
Diálogo, Antagonismo e Replicação na Coleção Sattamini, MAC, Niteroi, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; travelled to Instituto Tomie Ohtake
Arquipélagos: O Universo Plural do MAM, MAM, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Caminhos do Contemporâneo: 1952/2002, Paco Imperial, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Genealogia do Espaço, Galeria do Parque das Ruinas, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Coletiva, Galeria Baro Senna, Sao Paulo, Brazil
O Plano como Estrutura da Forma, MAM, Villa‐Lobos, Sao Paulo, Brazil
2001Hiroshima Collection, Musee du Calais, Calais, France
Experiment: Art in Brazil 1958-2000, The Museum of Modern Art Oxford, Oxford, UK
Brazil: Body and Soul, Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY
Trajetória da Luz na Arte Brasileira, Instituto Itau Cultural, Sao Paulo, Brazil
7th International Istanbul Biennial, Special room, Istanbul, Turkey
Modernismo em Minas: Ícones Referencais, Instituto Itau Cultural, Belo Horizonte; travelled to Penapolis, Brazil
Beyond Preconceptions: The Sixties Experiment, Collection of Modern Art of the National Gallery, Prague; travelled to Warsaw, Philadelphia, Florida, California, Sao Paulo, Brazil and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Brazil: Modern to Contemporary, Frederico Seve Gallery/Latincollector, New York, NY
Más allá de los preconceptos; El experimento de los sesenta, Museo de Arte Moderno, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Bienal 50 Anos: uma homenagem a Ciccillo Matarazzo, Núcleo histórico, MAC de Sao Paulo, Brazil, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Coleção Liba e Rubem Knijnik: Arte Brasileira Contemporânea, MARGS, Porto Alegre, Brazil
Aquarela Brasileira, Centro Cultural Light, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
2000Arte Conceitual e Conceitualismos: anos 70 no acervo do MAC/USP, Galeria de Arte do Sesi, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Beyond Preconceptions: The Sixties Experiment, ICI - Independent Curators International, New York, NY
Ice on Peut Toucher, Galerie du TNB, Rennes, France
Vivencias/Lebenserfahrung, Generali Foundation, Vienna, Austria
Brasil + 500 Mostra do Redescobrimento: Arte Contemporânea, Fundacao Bienal, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Exposição Brasil Europa: Encontros no Século XX, Conjunto Cultural da Caixa, Brasilia, Brazil
Heterotopías, Museo Reina Sofia, Madrid, Spain
Ficciones, Museo Reina Sofia, Madrid, Spain
12th Mostra da Gravura de Curitiba; Marcas do Corpo, Dobras da Alma, Museu da Vale do Rio Doce, Curitiba, Brazil
Coleção Sattamini: dos materiais às diferenças internas, MAC de Niteroi, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Quando o Brasil era Moderno: Artes Plásticas no Rio de Janeiro de 1905-1960, Paco Imperial, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Século 20: Arte do Brasil, na Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, Centro de Arte Moderna Jose de Azeredo Perdigao, Lisbon, Portugal
Geometric Abstraction: Latin American Art, Harvard University Art Museum, Cambridge, MA
Situaçoes: Arte Brasileira Anos 70, Fundacao Casa Franca Brasil, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
1999Heranças Contemporâneas III, MAC, Sao Paulo, Brazil
LHL: Lygia Clark, Hélio Oiticica, Lygia Pape, Galeria de Caixa Economica Federal, Brazil
Viva Brasil, Galerie 1900‐2000, Paris, France
Global Conceptualism: Points of Origin 1950s-1980s, Queens Museum of Art, New York,NY; travelled to Minneapolis, MN and Miami, FL
The Experimental Exercise of Freedom, MOCA, Los Angeles, CA
Circa 1968, Museu Serralves, Porto, Portugal
Á Primeira Vista, MAM, Sao Paulo, Brazil
L'Art Medécine, Musee Picasso, Antibes, France
3rd International Biennial, SITE Santa Fe, NM
Panorama da Arte Brasileira do Século XX: Coleção Gilberto Chateaubriand, Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Buenos Aires, Argentina
199824ª Bienal Internacional de São Paulo, Brazil, Sala Especial: Antropofagia e Histórias do Canabalismo e Um e/Entre Outro/s, Fundacao Bienal, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Arte Construtiva no Brasil : Coleção Adolho Leirner, MAM, Sao Paulo, Brazil; travelled to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Espelho da Bienal, MAC Niteroi, Brazil
Out of Actions Between Performance and the Object: 1949-1979, Museum of
Contemporary Art, Los Angeles; travelled to Vienna, Barcelona, and Tokyo
Trinta Anos de 68, CCBB, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
19971ª Bienal de Artes Visuais do Mercosul, Fundacao Bienal de Artes Visuais do Mercosul, Porto Alegre, Brazil
Documenta X, Kassel, Germany
Escultura Brasileira: Perfil de Uma Identidade, Banco Safra, Sao Paulo, Brazil; traveled to Washington DC
Tridimensionalidade na Arte Brasileiro do Século XX, Itau Cultural, Sao Paulo, Brazil
1996Inside the Visible, Whitechapel Gallery, London; travelled to Kortrijk, Belgium, Boston, MA, Washington DC, and Perth, Australia
L'informe, mode d'emploi, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris
Arte Brasileira: 50 Anos de História no Acervo do MAC/USP: 1920-1970, MAC, SaoPaulo, Brazil
Desexp(l)os(ign)ição, Casa das Rosas, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Ex Libris/Home Page, Pacos das Artes, Sao Paulo, Brazil
O Mundo de Mario Scenberg, Casa das Rosas, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Têndencias Construtivas no Acervo do MAC/USP: Construção, Medida e Proporção, Centro Cultural Banco de Brasil, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
1995Latin American Women Artists 1915-1995, Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee,WI
199422ª Bienal Internacional de São Paulo, Brazil, Fundacao Bienal, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Bienal Brasil Século XX, Fundacao Bienal, Sao Paulo, Brazil
LivroObjeto: a fronteira dos vazios, Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil; travelled to SaoPaulo, Brazil
O Efêmero na Arte Brasileira: Anos 60/70, Instituto Itau Cultural, Sao Paulo, Brazil
1993A Arte Brasileira no Mundo, uma Trajetória: 24 Artistas Brasileiros, Dan Galeria, Sao Paulo, Brazil
100 Anos de Arte Moderna, Museu Nacional de Belas Artes, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Latin American Artists of the Twentieth Century, Kunsthalle Koln, Koln, Germany; travelled to New York, NY
Ultramodern: The Art of Contemporary Brazil, National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington DC
Arte Brasileira, Museu de Arte de Ribeirao Preto, Ribeirao Preto, Brazil
Premier Triennale des Ameriques, Espace Sculpture‐Parc Expositions, Maubeuge, France
Brasil: Segni D'Arte/Libri e Video 1950-1993, Fondazione Scientifica Querini
Stampalia, Venice; travelled to Milan, Florence and Rome, Italy
19921º A Caminho de Niterói: Coleção João Sattamini, Paco Imperial, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Brasilien: Entdeckung und Selbstentdeckung, Kunsthaus Zurich
Latin American Artists of the Twentieth Century, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris; travelled to Seville, Spain
Branco Dominante, Galeria de Arte Sao Paulo, Brazil
American Bride of the Sun, Royal Museum of Fine Arts, Antwerp, Belgium
Festival of Brazilian Culture, Zurich, Switzerland
Diversité Latino Americaine, Galerie 1900-2000, Paris, France
1991Abstracionismo Geométrico e Informal: aspectos da vanguarda brasileira dos anos 50, Pinacoteca do Estado, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Construtivismo: Arte Cartaz 40/50/60, Museu de Arte Contempora^nea‐USP, Sao Paulo, Brazil
1959/1960: Experiência Neoconcreta, MAM, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
1990CoerênciaTransformação,
Gabinete de Arte Raquel Arnaud, Sao Paulo, Brazil
1989Art in Latin America: the Modern Era 1820-1980, Hayward Gallery, London; travelled toMadrid and Stockholm
Pequenas Grandezas dos Anos 50, Gabinete de Arte Cleide Wanderley, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
1988Brazil Projects, Institute for Art and Urban Resources, Inc, New York
The Latin American Spirit: Art and Artists in the United States: 1920-1970, Bronx
Museum of the Arts, New York; traveled to El Paso, San Diego, Florida, Puerto Rico
19879º Salão Nacional de Artes Plástica Lygia
Clark e Hélio Oiticica, MAC, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Modernidade: arte brasileiro do século XX, MAM, Sao Paulo, Brazil; travelled to Paris
Projeto Arte Brasileira: Anos 50, MAB/Faap, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Abstracionismo Geométrico e Informal: aspectos da vanguarda brasileira dos anos 50, Funarte, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Algumas Mulheres, Galeria de Arte Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
As Bienais no Acervo do MAC: 1951 - 1985, Museu de Arte Contemporanea USP, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Ao Colecionador: Homenagem a Gilberto Chateaubriand, MAM, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
O Ofício da Arte: Pintura, Sesc, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Abstracionismo Geométrico: Concretismo e Neoconcretismo, FUNARTE, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Escultura: Tendência e Singularidade, Museu de Arte Contemporanea Jose Pancetti, Campinas, Brazil
1986Retrospective (with Helio Oiticica), 9º Salão Nacional de Artes Plásticas, Paco Imperial, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Coleçao Rubem Knijik: Arte Brasleiros anos 60/70/80, Margs, Porto Alegre, Brazil
1986JK e os Anos 50: Uma Visão de Cultura e do Cotidiano, Galeria Investiarte, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
1st Exposição InternacionalEsculturas Efêmeras, Fundacao Democrito da Rocha, Fortaleza, Brazil
19858ª Bienal Internacional de São Paulo, Brazil, Fundacao Bienal, Sao Paulo, Brazil
8º Salão Nacional de Artes Plásticas, MAM, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Tendências do Livro de Artista no Brasil, CCSP, Sao Paulo, Brazil
2nd International Shoebox Sculpture Exhibition, University of Hawaii Gallery, HI
Rio: Vertente Construtiva, Museu de Arte Contemporanea USP, Sao Paulo, Brazil; travelled to Belo Horizonte
1984Grupo Frente 19541956, Galeria de Arte Banerj, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Tradiçao e Ruptura: síntese de arte e cultura brasileiras, Fundacao Bienal, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Coleção Gilberto Chateaubriand: Retrato e AutoRetrato da Arte Brasileira, MAM, SaoPaulo, Brazil
Madeira; Matéria de Arte, MAM, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Neo concretismo, 19591961, Galeria de Arte Banerj, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Tradição e Ruptura: Síntese de Arte e Cultura Brasileiras, Fundacao Bienal, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Projeto Releitura, Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo, Brazil
1983Exposicion Internacional de Escultura En Cajas De Zapatos, Museu de Monterrey, Mexico
19821st International Shoebox Sculpture Exhibition, University of Hawaii Gallery, HI; travelled to Oklahoma
1981Exposição Internacional de Art Door, Recife, Brazil
Artistas Brasileiros dos Anos 60 e 70 na Coleçao Rubem Knijik, Espaco Galeria Chaves, Porto Alegre, Brazil
Do Moderno ao Contemporâneo: Coleção Gilberto Chateaubriand, MAM, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
1980Homenagem a Marío Pedrosa, Galeria Jean Boghici, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
1978As Bienais e Abstraçao: a decada de 50, Museu Lasar Segall, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Escultura Brasileira no Espaço Urbano: 50 Anos, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
O Objeto na Arte: Brasil Anos 60, MAB/Faap, Sao Paulo, Brazil
1977Projeto Construtivo Brasileiro na Arte: 1950-1962, Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo,Brazil; travelled to MAM, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
100 Anos de Pintura Feminina, Castelo de Charlottenbourg, Berlin, Germany
1976Arte Brasileiro do Século XX: Caminhos e Tendências, Galeria Arte Global, Sao Paulo, Brazil
1975Magma, Castelo Oldofredi, Brescia, Italy
197312ª Bienal Internacional de São Paulo, Brazil, Fundacao Bienal, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Vanguarda Internacional, Galeria Ibeu Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
1972Arte/Brasil/Hoje: 50 Anos Depois, Galeria de Collectio, Sao Paulo, Brazil
The Non Objective World 1939-1955, Annely Juda Fine Art, London; travelled to Basel,Switzerland and Milan, Italy
1971A Grande Década: Abstracionismo Brasileiro: algumas obras dos anos 1955 1965, Galeria Barcinski, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
19702ª Bienal de Medellín, Museo de Antioquia, Medellin, Colombia
Collective, Museum of Modern Art, Oxford, UK
Kolner Kunster Markt, Cologne, Germany
Arte de Vanguarda do Brasil, MAM, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Salon Jeune Sculpture, Paris, France
Three Towards Infinite: New Multiple Art, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London, UK
Multiples by Unlimited, Arnolfini Gallery, Bristol, UK
Arts Council of Great Britain, London
196924th Salon des Realités Nouvelles, Paris
7º Resumo de Arte JB, MAM, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Kunst Als Spiel/Spiel Als Kunst, Germany
1969First International Tactile Sculpture Symposium, California State College Gallery, CA
1968Bonalumi Clark Cruz Diez, Galerie M.E. Thelen, Cologne, Germany
Retrospective, Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy
Au Bon Marche, Germany
Contemporary Latin American Artists, Wilmington Society of the Fine Arts, Wilmington, DE
Six Latin American Countries, Nottingham Gallery, Nottingham, UK
19679ª Bienal Internacional de São Paulo, Brazil, Fundacao Bienal, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Nova Objetividade Brasileira, MAM Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Ouverture, Galerie Maywood, Paris, France
19661ª Bienal Nacional de Artes Plásticas, Salvador
Art of Latin America since Independence, University of Texas, Austin, TX; travelled to New Haven, CT, San Diego, CA, New Orleans, LA and San Francisco, CA
Brazilian Contemporary Artists, Museo de Arte Moderno, Buenos Aires; travelled to Montevideo, Uruguay
Nova Objetividade Brasileira, MAM, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Opinião 66, MAM, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Vanguarda Brasileira, UFMG, Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Art Council Exhibition of Kinetic Art, Art Council Gallery, Cambridge; travelled to Oldham, Oxford, Leeds and Leicester, UK
1965Anthology of Mobile Sculpture, Signals Gallery, London, UK
8ª Bienal Internacional de São Paulo, Brazil, Fundacao Bienal, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Art and Movement, Diploma Galleries of the Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh; travelled to Kelvingrove and Glasgow, Scotland
ArtsScience 1965, University of Liverpool Students Union, Liverpool, UK
Objectifes 65, Galerie de la Librairie Anglaise, Paris, France
Sono Montage, Hampstead Arts Festival, London, UK
Arte Moderna Brasileira, ABECNI, Prague, Czech Republic
Salon Comparaisons, Paris, France
Pintura e Escultura Contemporâneas, Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon, Portugal
19641st Festival of Modern Art from Latin America, Signals Gallery, London, UK
2nd Pilot Exhibition of Kinetic Art, Signals Gallery, London, UK
Mouvement II, Galerie Denise ReneÅL, Paris; travelled to Tel Aviv, Israel
O Hoje de Amanha, MuseÅLe d'Arras, Arras, France
19637ª Bienal Internacional de São Paulo, Brazil, Fundacao Bienal, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Mostra Arte Brasileira, Casa do Brasil, Rome; travelled to Trieste, Italy
Brazil: New Images, Art Gallery of Pepsi Co, New York, NY
Pintura e Escultura Contemporâneas, Museu Carlos Gomes, Campinas, Brazil
Sculptures by Lygia Clark, Mario Cravo, Aguinaldo dos Santos e Juliano Vangi, Pan American Union, Washington; travelled to Dupont Circle, Washington
196231st Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy
Collection of Works by Brazilian Artists, The Pan American Union, Washington,DC
Coletiva Premio Internacional de Escultura do Instituto Torquato di Tella, Museo
Nacional de Bella Artes, Buenos Aires, Argentina
19616ª Bienal Internacional de São Paulo, MAM, Sao Paulo, Brazil
3ª Exposição de Arte NeoConcreta, MAM, Sao Paulo, Brazil
196030th Venice Biennale, Venice
Collective, MoMA, New York, NY; travelled to Museo de Arte Moderna, La Paz, Bolivia
Contribuiçao da Mulher ás Artes Plásticas no País, MAM, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
2ª Exposição Nacional de Arte NeoConcreta, MEC, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Internationale Ausstellung Konkrete Kunst, Zurich, Switzerland
Exposição Inaugural, Galeria Bonino, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
19595ª Bienal Internacional de São Paulo, MAM, Sao Paulo, Brazil
1ª Exposição Nacional de Arte NeoConcreta, MAM Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; travelled to Salvador, Brazil
Brazilianischer Kunstler, Haus der Kunst Munchen, Munich; travelling exhibition
47 Artistas, Galeria de Artes das Folhas, Sao Paulo, Brazil
1958Clark, Weissmann e Charoux, Galeria de Arte da Folha, Sao Paulo, Brazil
19574ª Bienal Internacional de São Paulo, MAM, Sao Paulo, Brazil
1957Arte Moderno en Brasil, Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Buenos Aires, Argentina
1ª Exposição Nacional de Arte Concreta, MAM, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
19566º Salão Nacional de Arte Moderna, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
3º Grupo Frente, Itatiaia Country Club, Resende, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
1ª Exposição Nacional de Arte Concreta, MAM, Sao Paulo, Brazil
4º Grupo Frente, CSN, Volta Redonda, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Pintura Brasileira Contemporánea, Montevideo, Uruguay
5th Salão Nacional de Arte Moderna, MEC, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
19552º Grupo Frente, MAM, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
3ª Bienal Internacional de São Paolo, MAM, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Artistes Brésiliens, Paris; travelled to Neuchatel, Switzerland
19541º Grupo Frente, Galeria Ibeu Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Salão Preto e Branco, Palacio da Cultura, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
27th Venice Biennale, Venice
Conferência Interamericana, Caracas, Venezuela
Salão Nacional de Arte Moderna, MEC, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
19531ª Exposição Nacional de Arte Abstrata, Petropolis, Hotel Quitandinha, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
2ª Bienal Internacional de São Paulo, MAM Sao Paulo, Brazil
Le Comptoir Suisse, National Fair, Lausanne, Switzerland
1952Salão da Natureza Morta, Brazilian Society of Fine Arts, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
SCHOLARSHIPS & AWARDS
1980Honorary Doctorate, Accademia Italia delle Arte e del Lavoro.
Awarded a gold medal for her body of work
1966Special Award - Bienal Nacional de Artes Plasticas
19661st Prize - Bahia Bienal, Salvador
1962International Sculpture Prize - Instituto Torquato di Tella
1961Prize for Best National Sculpture ‐ Bienal Internacional de Sao Paulo, Brazil
1960Guggenheim International Award
1958Guggenheim International Award
1957Acquisition Prize, Sao Paulo, Brazil Bienal
1955Lissoni International Painting Prize
1953Augusto Frederico Schmidt Prize
19531st Prize; Primeira Exposicao Nacional de Arte Abstrata, Petropolis, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
1952Artist of the Year Award, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
COLLECTIONS
Museu de Arte Brasileira, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Centre Pompidou Musee National d'Art Moderne, Paris, France
Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid, Spain
Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation, Miami, FL
Museu de Arte Contemporanea de Niteroi, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Museu de Arte Contemporanea da Universidade de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Coppel Collection, Mexico
Daros Latin America, Zurich, Switzerland
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston TX
Fundacion Cisneros, Venezuela
Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden
Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
MAM Museu de Arte Moderna Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Museo de la Solidaridad Salvador Allende, Santiago, Chile
Tate Collection, London, UK