The Inclusartiz Institute, PetraGold group and Tomie Ohtake Institute, present the 360º virtual experience of the exhibition PARDO É PAPEL.
Browse through 13 works by artist Maxwell Alexandre in his first solo exhibition in São Paulo, at the Tomie Ohtake Institute. The main reason for the Pardo é Papel series is the self-esteem of the black community. It is about hard work, ostentation, faith, abundance, victory, glory and wealth.
The exhibition took sixty thousand visitors to the Museum of Art of Rio – MAR at its inauguration (2019) and recently passed by the Iberê Foundation, in Porto Alegre. With works in the MAR collection, Pinacoteca de São Paulo, MASP, MAM-RJ and Perez Museu, the artist from Rio de Janeiro presents “Pardo é Papel” in Brazil after taking his first individual exhibition to the Museum of Contemporary Art in Lyon, France.
“I am extremely pleased and proud to present this young talent. Maxwell is a natural leader, has a great capacity to attract young people from other languages, managing to bring together the strengths and all the new experiences of young people who are the future of Brazil. “Analyzes Frances Reynolds, president and founder of the Inclusartiz Institute.
‘Pardo é Papel’ is organized by the Inclusartiz. Institute, which is also responsible for the show’s tour. And it is sponsored by the PetraGold Group.
Brazilian artist, lives and works in Rio de Janeiro. His poetics consists in the construction of structured narratives and scenes based on his daily experiences in the city and in Rocinha. Maxwell Alexandre explores images that go beyond a mere interpretation of the real. Not only on canvas, but on paper, on pool canvases, wooden doors and aluminum frames, materials that he reuses as a foundation for his aesthetic construction, the artist paints scenes and daily actions from the favela, black bodies in moments of confrontation and situations empowerment.
His work is part of the collection of important collections such as Pinacoteca do Estado de São Paulo; Museum of Art of São Paulo; Museum of Modern Art of Rio de Janeiro, Museum of Art of Rio, Rio de Janeiro, Musée d’Art Contemporain de Lyon, France and Perez Art Museum Miami, United States.