Anna Bella Geiger: Native Brazil/Alien Brazil
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Anna Bella Geiger was one of the first artists to engage in abstract art in Brazil, participating in the historic exhibition of Brazilian abstract art held in Rio de Janeiro in 1953. Since the 1970s she has also worked with video, conceptual art and mail art. This title, named after her provocative political postcard series from 1976, covers the artist’s entire seven-decade career from the 1950s to the present, providing an overview of the extraordinary scope and diversity of Geiger’s work and themes.This is including informal abstraction, self-portraits, maps, landscapes and equations, as well as the artist’s interest in the interior of the human body, and her critiques of art systems and analyses of political and historical issues of Brazil.
ISBN 9788531000812. Museu de Arte de São Paulo/Museum voor Actuele Kunst/Museu de Arte Moderna.