Brígida Baltar (b. 1959, Rio de Janeiro) lives and works in Rio de Janeiro. She studied at Escola de Artes Visuais do Parque Lage, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Baltar began to develop her work in the 1990s, through small poetic gestures that took place around her home and studio. Biennials include the 25th São Paulo Biennial (2002); The 17th Cerveira Biennial, in Cerveira, Portugal (2013); The Nature of things — Biennial of the Americas, Denver, USA (2010); Panorama de arte brasileira (Museu de Arte Moderna de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil (2007) and the 5th Havana Biennial, Cuba (1994). Selected international exhibitions include: Cruzamentos: Contemporary art in Brazil, Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, EUA (2014); SAM Art Project, Paris, France (2012); The peripatetic school: itinerant drawing from Latin America, Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art, England, (2011); Museo de Arte del Banco de la República, Bogotá, Colombia, (2012); and Constructing views: experimental film and video from Brazil, New Museum, New York, USA (2010). Her works are in many collections, including: Colección Isabel y Agustín Coppel, Mexico D.F., Mexico; Museum of Contemporary Art, Cleveland, USA; Fundação Joaquim Nabuco, Recife, Brazil; Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art, Middlesbrough, England; Museu de Arte Contemporânea da Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil; Museu de Arte Moderna do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Pinacoteca do Estado de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil; among others. Baltar is represented by Galeria Nara Roesler.
Last updated: 23.09.2014