Drawing Biennial 2017

Exhibition & online fundraising auction of over 200 unique works on paper

Exhibition: 2 March – 26 April · Auction: 12 April 10am – 26 April 9pm


Tonico Lemos Auad


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Shanay Jhaveri, Assistant Curator of South Asian Art at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

Year 2017
Medium Paper thread, cotton, linen on paper
Dimensions 29.7 x 24 cm
Bidding Open Wed 12 April, 2017 at 10:00am
Bidding Ended Tue 26 March, 2019 at 9:30pm

Tonico Lemos Auad:

Tonico Lemos Auad (b. 1968, Belém) lives and works in London. Studied at Goldsmith’s College, London (2000); and Urban Architecture at FAU-USP, São Paulo (1997). Select solo exhibitions include Tonico Lemos Auad, De La Warr Pavilion, East Sussex (2015-16); Tonico Lemos Auad, CRG Gallery, New York (2016); That Which Cannot Be Repaired, PIVÔ, São Paulo (2015); Paisagem Noturna, Galeria Luisa Strina, São Paulo (2013); PINTA, The Modern & Contemporary Latin American Art Show, London (2013); Tonico Lemos Auad, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London (2012); and Carrancas and Reflected Archaeology, The Folkestone Triennial, Folkestone (2011). Select group exhibitions include Sharjah Biennial, Sharjah (2017); Drawing Biennial 2017, Drawing Room, London (2017); Loose Threads, De Leon, Bath (2017); Soft Power, Arte Brasil, Kunsthal KAdE, Amersfoort (2016); All Heritage is Poetry, Fundação Eugénio de Almeida, Evora (2016); What Separates Us, HS Projects, The Embassy of Brazil in the UK, London (2016); Another Part of the New World, Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Moscow (2015); Clairvoyant, Glory Hole project, Galeria Jaqueline Martins, São Paulo (2015); Twentieth Anniversary Exhibition, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London (2015); and Drawing Biennial, Drawing Room, London (2015). His work is held in public and private collections including British Friends of the Arts Museums of Israel, Jerusalem; Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, New York; The Museum of Contemporary Art, Vigo; Pinacoteca de São Paulo, São Paulo; Zabludowicz Collection, London; and Tate Collection, London.