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Adriana Varejão

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Waves of Dark History Break on an Olympic Pool New York Times

July 14 2016

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Cannibalizing the Culture of Colonizers and Other Artistic Strategies Hyperallergic

June 18 2016

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Adriana Varejão: Kindred Spirits The Brooklyn Rail

June 8 2016

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Rio Artist Adriana Varejão on Her Olympic Commission and New York Show Artsy

April 30 2016

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Adriana Varejão’s Cultural Anthropology Huffington Post

April 30 2016

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Adriana Verejão ArtAsiaPacific

December 5 2015

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Pick of the Day South China Morning Post

October 22 2015

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Lehmann Maupin Introduces Adriana Varejão Hong Kong Tatler

October 9 2015

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Hyperallergic

December 15, 2014

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ARTnews

Summer 2014

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The Wall Street Journal

June 12, 2014

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Artinfo

May 15, 2014

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Huffington Post

April 25, 2014

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The Financial Times

March 28, 2014

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Sculpture

July/August 2013

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Artforum

November 2012

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Art in America

September 2012

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Huffington Post

January 11, 2012

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Artforum

January 2012

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24th Letter

October 28, 2011

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The New York Observer

October 3, 2011

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The Guardian

September 15, 2011

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Art in America

September 30, 2009

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Dailyserving.com

May 14, 2009

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ArtNexus

June 1, 2005

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Flash Art

May 1, 2003

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ArtNexus

November 1, 2000

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Art in America

September 1, 2000

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New York Times

January 28, 2000

Artist Bio

Adriana Varejão

The leading female Brazilian artist working today, Adriana Varejão’s (b. 1964, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) diverse practice explores themes of colonialism, miscegenation and anthropology through a variety of media including painting, sculpture, works on paper, installation and photography.  
 
Varejão has exhibited extensively internationally, including solo shows at the Fondation Cartier pour l’art contemporain, Paris (2005); Hara Museum, Japan (2007); Museu de Arte Moderna de Sao Paulo, Brazil (2012); and Museu de Arte Moderna do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (2013). Varejão’s work was included in the São Paulo Bienial (1994 and 1998), Venice Biennale (1995), 5th Mercosul Biennial in Visual Art, Brazil (2005), Liverpool Biennial (1999 and 2006) and 12th International Istanbul Biennial, Turkey (2011), among others. In November 2014, the Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston will mount an extensive solo exhibition devoted to the artist. 
 
Varejão’s work is included in the collections of the Tate Modern, London; Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York; Hara Museum, Tokyo; and Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, among others. In 2008, the Centro de Arte Contemporânea Inhotim opened a permanent pavilion devoted to her work in Brazil. The artist lives and works in Brazil.