Leonor Antunes: measure, take care, bond
Works from the #Serralves Collection
From August 8th to October 17th, 2021
Leonor Antunes (Lisbon, 1972) is one of the Portuguese artists with the greatest international recognition, having recently represented Portugal at the 58th Venice Biennale (2019), and exhibiting individually in some of the most important institutions in Europe, the USA and the Americas. South. His sculptures are based on a set of simple and delicate actions that reveal a deep concern with the material and sociocultural specificities of the places we inhabit. The artist’s work is closely related to modern architecture and design and the heritage of minimalist and post-minimalist art from the 1960s-70s.
The #exhibition measuring, caring, enlaçar presents a set of works by the artist belonging to the Serralves Collection, which take as their starting point details of modernist houses that the artist visited and studied in detail. Leonor Antunes’ works adapt to the nature of each exhibition space, reconfiguring the way we experience it. The exhibition, curated by Joana Valsassina, is part of the Serralves Collection’s Itinerant Exhibitions Program, which aims to make the Foundation’s collection accessible to diverse audiences from all regions of the country.