EDUCATION

 

1994-1997

Escola de Artes Visuais Pargua Lage, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Museu de Arte Moderna, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

 

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2018

GaiaMotherTree, Beyeler Foundation for the Zurich train station, Basel

 

 

2017

Fortes D’Aloia & Gabriel Galeria, São Paulo, Brazil

Water Falls from my Breast to the Sky, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Chicago, IL (permanent commission)

 

2016

The Serpent’s Energy Gave Birth to Humanity, Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York, NY

Ernesto Neto, Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, Helsinki, Finland

Enresto Neto: Rui Ni / Voices of the Forest, KUNSTEN Museum of Modern Art Aalborg, Denmark

 

2015

Ernesto Neto: The Jaguar and the Boa, Kunsthalle Krems, Krems an der Donau, Austria

Ernesto Neto and the Huni Kuin ~ Aru Kuxipa | Sacred Secret, TBA 21 Contemporary, Augarten, Vienna, Austria


2014

Ernesto Neto: Haux Haux, Arp Museum Bahnhof Rolandseck, Remanagen, Germany

O protesto e a serpente, Galeria Elba Benîtez, Madrid, Spain

Ernesto Neto: Gratitude, Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, USA

Ernesto Neto: The body that carries me, Guggenheim, Bilbao, Spain

 

2013

O ABRIGO E O TERRENO: Arte e sociedade no Brasil, Museu de Arte do Rio (MAR), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Faena Arts Center, Buenos Aires, Argentina

notes, stones and dots, Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin, Germany

SESC Pompeia, São Paulo, Brazil

Linha da vida, Galeria Fortes Vilaça, São Paulo, Brazil

Olhando o céu, Brazilian Embassy, Rome, Italy

 

 

2012

Fecundation, Loucura é parte da vida, Espace Louis Vuitton, Tokyo, Japan

O Bicho Suspenso na paisa gen, Estação Leopoldina, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Não tenha medo do seu corpo, Galeria Fortes Vilaça, São Paulo, Brazil

Cuddle on the Tightrope, Nasher Sculpture Center, Dallas, Texas, USA

Slow iis goood, Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York, USA

 

2011

Ernesto's Tongue. Survey Exhibition 1987-2011, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Monterrey, Monterrey, MARCO Mexico; Antiguo Colegio de San Ildefonso, Mexico City, Mexico

Ernesto Neto: O Bicho SusPensa na PaisaGen, Los Molinos Exhibition Hall, Faena Art District, Buenos Aires, Argentina

While Nothing Happens, Museo d’Arte Contemporanea Roma, Rome, Italy

Quando a gente para, o mundo roda, Casa de cultura Laura Alvim, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

 

2010

Dancing Allowed, Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, USA

The Edges of the World, Hayward Gallery, London, UK

Navedenga, Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA

Intimacy, Astrup Fearnley Museet, Oslo, Norway

Dengo, Museu de Arte Moderna de São Paulo, Brazil

 

2009

anthropodino, Park Avenue Armory, New York, USA

Variations, Galerie Bob van Orsouw, Zurich, Switzerland

Drill HallNova Iorque, EuaPilar Corrias Gallery, London, UK

Ernesto Neto, Pilar Corrias Gallery, London, England

A Culpa Civilizada, Musée des Beaux-Arts, Nantes, France

Galeria Fortes Vilaça, São Paulo, Brazil

 

2008

Ernesto Neto – Mentre niente accade/ while nothing happens, Museo d'Arte Contemporanea Roma, Rome, Italy

...Ai...ai..., Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York, USA

1/3, Fondazione Volume!, Rome, Italy

Ernesto Neto, I8 Gallery, Reykjavik, Iceland

Ernesto Neto: A sculpture can be another that can stand upright, Galeria Elba Benitez, Madrid, Spain

Toyota Municipal Museum of Art, Toyota, Japan

 

2007

Um beijo de joguinho, MIMOCA, Marugame Genichiro-Inokuma, Museum of Contemporary Kagawa, Japan

Ernesto Neto, Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, San Diego, CA

From Sebastian to Olivia, Galeria Max Heltzer, Berlin, Germany Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, Oslo, NorwayGaleria Artur Fidalgo, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

 

2006

O Abraço do Tempo...Jazz (with Carlos Belvilacqua), Galeria Fortes Vilaça, São Paulo, Brazil

From what are we made, made, of of, Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York, USA
Leviathan Thot, Part of 35th Festival d’Automne, Panthéon, Paris, France

in / out, Tomio Koyama Gallery, Japan
Ernesto Neto, Gallery Koyanagi, Japan
Unlimited, Art Basel 37, Basel, Switzerland
How to put it up, dulcieneia!, Galerie Bob von Orsouw, Zurich, Switzerland
Forum 57: Luisa Lambri and Ernesto Neto, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, USA
Ernesto Neto - The Malmö Experience, Malmö Konsthall, Malmö, Sweden

2005

Ernesto Neto, Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana, USA
Agora bolas , Galeria Fortes Vilaça, São Paulo, Brazil
There is Nothing Else to Be Seen but the World, Galerie Yvon Lambert, Paris, France
Tratatus/Deuses, Sigmund Freud Museum, Vienna, Austria
O Corpo onde não há, Festival d’Automne-Chapelle Saint-Louis de la Salpêtriére, Paris, France
Ernesto Neto, Domaine de Kerguéhennec Centre D’art Contemporain, Bignan, France
Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Koyanagi Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

2004

4 Artists and I, Butler Gallery, Kilkenny, Ireland
Museu de Arte da Pampulha, Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Special Installation for Project Room, De Pont, Tilburg, The Netherlands
Citoplasma e Organóides, Projeto Respiração, Fundação Eva Klabin, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Centro Cultural São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Ernesto Neto, Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin, Germany
Ernesto Neto, The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia, PA, USA

2003

The silent cliff: the gate, the house, the garden, the people, Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York, USA
Ernesto Neto, Museum of Contemporary Art, Pacific Design Center, Los Angeles, USA
Ernesto Neto, Museu de Arte Moderna Aloísio Magalhães, Recife, Brazil

2002

Ernesto Neto, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Australia

Passing Time, Passing Space, Aarhus Artbuilding, Aarhus, Denmark
Directions – Ernesto Neto, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington DC, USA
Ernesto Neto, Kunsthalle Basel, Basel, Switzerland
Ernesto Neto, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Australia
Kunstlerhaus Stuttgart, Germany
Galerie Yvon Lambert, Paris, France

2001

Ernesto Neto / Matrix 190, A Maximum Minumum Time Space Between Us and the Parsimonious Universe, UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley CA, USA
Centro Galego de Arte Contemporaneo, Santiago de Compostela, Spain
Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York, USA
Museu de Arte Moderna, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Laura Marciaj, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Kölnischer Kunstverein, Cologne, Germany
Kiasma Museum of Comtemporary Art, Helsinki, Finland
Espelho Cego, Paco Imperial, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

2000

Institute of Contemporary Art, London, UK
SITE Sante Fe, New Mexico, USA
Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus OH, USA
Dundee Contemporary Art, Scotland
Galeria Elba Benitez, Madrid, Spain

1999

Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston TX, USA
James Van Damme, Brussels, Belgium


1998

Museo de Arte Contemporano, Mexico City, Mexico

1997

Bonakdar Jancou Gallery, New York, USA
Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York, USA
Galeria Pedro Oliveira, Porto, Portugal
Christopher Grimes Gallery, Los Angeles, USA
Galeria Camargo Vilaca, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Fundação Cultural do Distrito Federal, Brazil

1996

Elba Benitez Galeria, Madrid, Spain
Paço Imperial, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Christopher Grimes Gallery, Santa Monica CA, USA
Zolla/Lieberman Gallery, Chicago, USA
Espacio 204, Caracas, Venezuela

1994

Galeria Camargo Vilaça, São Paulo, Brazil

1993

Desenhos, Espaço, Cultural Sergio Porto, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

1992

Museu de Arte Moderna de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil

1991

Galerie de Arte do IBEU, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Centro Cultural São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil

1990

Galeria Millan, São Paulo, Brazil

1989

FUNARTE, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

1988

Petit Galerie, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

 

2017

Drawing: The Beginning of Everything, Albright Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY Past/ Future/Present: Contemporary Brazilian Art from the Museum of Modern

Art São Paulo, Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ
Bienalsur, National Museum of Decorative Arts, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Enjoy: Art meets Amusement, Chiostro del Bramante, Rome, Italy Histórias da Sexualidade, MASP, São Paulo, Brazil
Um dia todos fomos peixes, Blue Project Foundation, Barcelona, Spain Out of Sight! Art of the Senses, Albright Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY Art of the Senses, Albright Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY

 

Floating Worlds, 14th Biennale de Lyon, curated by Emma Lavigne, Lyon, France

Specchio Paulo Reis, DIDAC, Santiago de Compostela, SpainArt and Space, curated by Manuel Cirauqui, Guggenheim Bilbao, Spain

Art and Space, curated by Manuel Cirauqui, Guggenheim Bilbao, Spain

Cosmic spring. The garden of metamorphoses, Centre Pompidou-Metz, Metz, France

Vive Arte Viva, 57th Venice Biennale, Arsenale and Central Pavilion, Giardini, Venice, Italy

Sentido del Olfato, Galería Elvira González, Madrid, Spain

 

2016

The Many and the One: Brazilian Contemporary Art, Instituto Tomie Ohtake, São Paulo, Brazil

Political Intent and Beyond Limits, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

Playground, Museu de Arte de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil

ta.bu, Maison Particulier, Brussels, Belgium

Brasil, Beleza?!, museum Beelden aan Zee, The Hague, The Netherlands

Generosity. The Art of Giving, National Gallery, Sternberg Pallace, Prague, Czech Republic

 

2015

Belle Haleine: The Scent of Art, Museum Tinguely, Basel, Switzerland

Do Objeto para o Mundo, Coleção Inhotim, Fundação Clóvis Salgado, Belo Horizonte, Brazil

Nourishing: Art and Construction of Brazilian Food Heritage, Museu da Cidade, Lucas Nogueira Garcez Pavilion, São Paulo, Brazil

Dancing Museum, Museu de Arte Moderna de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil

No hablaremos de Picasso, Fundación Maria Jose Jove, Palacio Municipal Kiosko Alfonso, A Coruña, Spain

A Experiência da Arte, Sesc Santo André, Sao Paulo, Brazil

Alimentário: Arte e Construção do Patrimônio Alimentar Brasileiro, Exposição Universal - Expo Milão, São Paulo, Brazil

Manifesta 7 – European Biennial of Contemporary Art, Rovereto, Italy

Uma Coleção Particular, Pinacoteca do Estado de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil

Wie Raum wird, Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Siegen, Germany

Station to Station, Barbican, London, England

Made in Brasil, Casa Daros, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Possibilities of the Object. Experiments in Modern and Contemporary Brazilian Art, Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland

Transfer Exercises: 9915 Collections, Centro de Arte, Alcobendas, Spain

 

2014

At the Hub of Things: New Views of the Collection, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C.

The Unfettered Gaze. The Rasch Brothers and their Influences on Modern Architectur, Marta Herford, Herford, Germany (catalogue)

do it Moscow, Garage Museum of Contemporary Art, Moscow, Russia

Fruits of Passion: Collection from the Musée national d ́art moderne, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France and Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Art, Kobe, Japan

Seeking a New Genealogy, Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan

The Bigger Picture: Work from the 1990s, Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York, USA

Experiencia com Arte - Série Arte para Crianças, Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil - Destrito Federal (CCBB/DF), Brasília, Brazil

Beyond and Between: Special Exhibition for Leeum’s 10th Anniversary, Leeum, Samsung Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea

Simple, Méditation sur la forme moderne (Simple, Meditation on the modern shape), Centre Pompidou-Metz, Metz, France

The Five Senses, the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Scottsdale, USA

Fiber: Sculpture 1960-Present, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA; travelled to Wexner Center for the Arts, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH; Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, IA; Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, USA

50th Anniversary Exhibition, Aldrich Contemporary Museum of Art, Ridgefield, CT

Water Event: Yoko Ono, Half a Wind Show. A Retrospective. Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt, Germany and Guggenheim Museum, Bilbao, Spain

 

2013

Permission To Be Global: Latin American Art from the Ella Fontanals-Cisneros Collection, Museum of Fine Arts Boston, USA

Brasiliana. Installationen von 1960 bis heute, Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Sharjah Biennial 11, Sharjah, UAE

Spun. Adventures in Textiles. Material World, Denver Art Museum, Denver, USA

Travessias 2, Arte Contemporanea na Mare, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

The insides are on the outside, Casa de Vidro by Lina Bo Bardi, São Paulo, Brazil

Station to Station, Public art project organized by Doug Aitken, traveling by train from New York, NY to San Francisco, CA

43 Salón (inter), Nacional de Artistas, Museo de Arte Moderno, Medellín, Colombia

Remember Everything - 40 Years Galerie Max Hetzler, Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin, Germany

Encuentros / Tensiones. Arte latinoamericano contemporáneo, Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentinia

Antigravity, Toyota Municipal Museum of Art, Toyota, Japan

Sobre Papel / On Paper, Centro de Artes Visuales Helga de Alvear, Cáceres, Spain

El Arte del Presente, Colección Helga de Alvear, Centrocentro, Madrid, Spain

Shelter And Land: Art and Society in Brazil, Museo de Arte do Rio, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

 

2012

From Death to Death and Other Small Tales,National Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland; ZKM, Karlsruhe, Germany

1st Kochi-Muziris Biennale, Kochi, India

Wide Open School, Hayward Gallery, Southbank Centre, London, UK

SuperBodies, 3rd Hasselt Triennial, Hasselt, Belgium

El Panal/The Hive, Trienal Poli/Gráfica de San Juan, Puerto Rico

11 Oncena Bienal de la Habana, Cuba

The Storytellers: Narratives in International Contemporary Art, The Stenersen Museum, Oslo, Norway

SAMMEN / TOGETHER, Trondheim Kunstmuseum, Trondheim, Norway

Arte e sociedade no Brasil, Museu d Arte do Rio, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Food,Musée Ariana, Geneva, Switzerland

Sculptures, Galerie Karsten Greve, Paris, France

Open Spaces / Secret Places, Museum der Moderne, Mönchsberg, Salzburg, Austria

Fruits of Passion, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France

Von Sinnen, Kunsthalle Kiel, Kiel, Germany

Play With Me. Interactive Installations, Museum of Latin American Art, Long Beach, USA

Es gibt.../ There is..., b-05 Kunst- und Kulturzentrum, Montabaur, Germany

Abwehr. Überlebensstrategien in Natur, Wirtschaft, Politik und Alltag, Vögele Kulturzentrum, Pfäffikon, Switzerland

Matters of Fact, Hessel Museum, Annandale-on-Hudson, USA

Foreign Excursions, McKee Gallery, New York, USA

 

2011

A Rua (The Street),Museum of Contemporary Art of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium

Kunst-Stoff. Textilien in der Kunst seit 1960, Städtische Galerie, Karlsruhe, Germany

Ordem e progresso, Museu de Arte Moderna de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil

International Biennial Of Contemporary Art, PandemoniumGöteborg, Gothenburg, Sweden

Spaceship Earth, Centre of Contemporary Art Znaki Czasu, Torun, Poland

Biomorph! Hans Arp im Dialog mit aktuellen Künstlerpositionen,Arp Museum Bahnhof Rolandseck, Remagen, Germany

Vestígios de Brasilidade, Santander Cultural, Recife, Brazil

Private / Corporate VI, Daimler Art Collection, Berlin, Germany

 

2010

Art Foundation Mallorca, Centro Cultural Andratx, Spain

Cosmopolitan Routes: Houston Collects Latin American Art, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX, USA

Passages. Travels in Hyperspace, LABoral Centro de Arte, Gijon, Spain

29th Biennale São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil

The New Décor, Hayward Gallery, London, UK; The Garage, Centre for Contemporary Culture, Moscow, Russia

Capturing Dimensions, Art Forum Ute Barth, Zurich, Switzerland

Communication Networks, City Art Museum, Ljubljana, Slovenia

Connect: A Gentil Carioca, ifa - Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen, Berlin, Germany

Die 60s in Brasilien, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna, Austria

 

2009

AFTER UTOPIA - a view on Brazilian contemporary art, Centro Luigi Pecci, Prato, Italy

Sector plen air, art forum berlin, Berlin, Germany

ANABASIS. RITUALS OF HOMECOMING, Ludwik Grohman Villa, Lodz, Poland

Don't stare at the sun, Centre of Contemporary Art, Torun, Poland

Brazil Contemporary - Contemporary art, architecture and visual culture, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Silent Writings, Espace Louis Vuitton, Paris, France

Violence, Haife Museum of Art, Haifa, Israel

 

2008

When Lives Become Form, Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan

Held together with Water, Istanbul Museum of Modern Art, Istanbul, Turkey

Life? Biomorphic Forms in Sculpture, Kunsthaus Graz, Graz, Austria

Private Passions, Public Visions, MARCO, Vigo, Spain

Poetica da Percepcao, Museu de Arte Moderna, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Call it what you like!,Art Centre Silkeborg Bad, Silkeborg, Denmark

Autoreverse,Galerie Bob van Orsouw, Zurich, Switzerland

Sammlung als Aleph, Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary, Madrid, Spain; Kunsthaus Graz, Austria

Psycho Buildings, Hayward Gallery, London, UK

The implications of the image, Museo Universitario de Ciencias y Arte, Mexico City, Mexico

 

2007

Latin American Art in the Berardo Collection, Sintra Museu de Arte Moderna, Sintra, Portugal

Space for your Future, Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan

To Be Continued...,Magasin 3, Stockholm Konsthall, Stockholm, Sweden

Melting Point, Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

Don’t Look, Davis Museum and Cultural Center, WellesleyMA, USA

Acting in Utopia, Landesgalerie am Oberösterreichischen Landesmuseum, Linz, Austria

The Hours: Visual Art of Contemporary Latinamerica, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Australia

Tropicália: A Revolution in Brazilian Culture, Museu de Arte Moderna, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Reverence, Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, Peekskill NY, USA

Held together with water, Österreichisches Museum für angewandte Kunst / Gegenwartskunst, Vienna, Austria

2006

Surprise Surprise, ICA London, UK
The Grand Promenade, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens, Greece (curated by Anna Kafetsi)
Seduções (Seductions), Daros Exhibitions, Löwenbrau-Areal, Zurich, Switzerland
Sublime Embrace, Art Gallery of Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
3rd Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennial, Niigata-ken, Japan
Tropicalia – A revolution in Brazilian Culture, Barbican Gallery, London, UK; Centro Cultural de Belem, Lisbon, Portugal; Bronx Museum, New York, USA

Carbonic Anhydride, Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin, Germany

Coleção, Museu de Arte Moderna Aloísio Magalhães, Recife, Brazil
Chers amis, Domaine de Kerguéhennec - Centre d’Art Contemporain, Bignan, France

Choque Cultural na Fortes Vilaça - Fortes Vilaça na Choque Cultural, Galeria Fortes Vilaça / Choque Cultural, São Paulo, Brazil

Abrigo poético: Diálogos com Ligia Clark, Museu de Arte Contemporânea de Niterói, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil


2005

150 Works of Art, Henry Art Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
Troca Brasil, Feldman Gallery & Project Space and A Gentil Carioca, Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, Oregon, USA
The Hours: Visual Arts of Contemporary Latin America, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland
Contained, Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York, USA
Drawing from the Modern 1975-2005, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA
A Imagem do Som de Dorival Caymmi, Paco Imperial, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Fairy Tales Forever, ARoS Aarhus Kunstmuseum, Denmark
Bresil = Foot Art, Galerie 1900 – 2000, Paris, France
Desenhos: A-Z (Drawings: A-Z), Colecção Madeira Corporate Services, Porta 33, Funchal, Ilha da Madeira, Portugal
Extreme Abstraction, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York, USA
La Caixa Colllection. 20 Years with Contemporary Art. New Acquisitions., Caixa Forum, Barcelona, Spain
20 Desarreglos: Panorama del Arte Brasileira, Museo de Arte Contemporánea de Vigo, Spain
A Quarter Century of New Art in Houston, Contemporary Art Museum, Houston TX, USA
Tropicalia, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, USA (curated by Carlos Basualdo)
5th Bienal de Arte do Mercosul, Porto Alegre, Brazil
O Corpo onde não há, Festival d’Automne, Espace Topographie de l´Art, Paris, France (curated by Ligia Canongia)

Deseos Fluidos: Brazilian and Cubans Perspectives between Reality and Fantasy, Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary, Vienna, Austria

Educação, Olha!, A Gentil Carioca, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

J’en rêve, Fondation Cartier, Paris, France

2004

Bedford Gallery – Regional Center for the Arts, Walnut Creek, California, USA
A New Modernism for a New Millennium: Abstraction and Surrealism are Reinvented in the Internet Age, The Logan Collection, Vail CO, USA
The encounters in the 21st Century: Polyphony - emerging resonances, 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, Japan
A Contemporary Woman: Disorientation of Beauty, Tilburg Triennial of Contemporary Art, De Pont Foundation, Tilburg, The Netherlands
Brazil: Body Nostalgia, National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Japan
1st International Biennial of Contemporary Art, Sevilla, Spain
Perception of Space, Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
21st Anniversary Show, Christopher Grimes Gallery, Los Angeles, USA
Panorama da Arte Brasileira, MAMAM, Recife, Brazil
The Snow Show, Kemi/Rovaniemi, Lapland, Finland

The Real Royal Trip, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo Español, Valladolid, Spain
Thin Skin: The fickle Nature of Bubbles, Spheres, and Inflatable Structures, Boise Art Museum, Boise ID, USA
A Nova Geometria, Galeria Fortes Vilaça, São Paulo, Brazil (curated by Adriano Pedrosa)
Panorama da Arte Brasileira, Paço Imperial, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Happiness: A Survival Guide for Art and Life, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan

Everything is connected he, he, he, Astrup Fearnley – Museum for Modern Art, Oslo, Norway

Polyphony: Emerging Resonances, 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, Japan

Bazar de Verão, Galeria Fortes Vilaça, São Paulo, Brazil

Perspectives@25: A Quarter Century of New Art in Houston, The Brown Foundation Gallery, Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston TX, USA

2003

Collectiones Contemporain, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
From Dust to Dusk – Art between Light and Dirt, Charlottenborg Exhibition Hall, Copenhagen, Denmark
Imagination – On Perception in Art, Kunsthaus Graz, Graz, Austria
Thin Skin: The fickle Nature of Bubbles, Spheres, and Inflatable Structures, Edwin A. Ulrich Museum of Art, Wichita State University, Kansas, USA; Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, USA; International Museum of Art and Science in McAllen, Texas, USA
8th Havana Biennial, Cuba

A Nova Geometria, Galeria Fortes Vilaça, São Paulo, Brazil

A Simple Plan, James Cohan Gallery, New York, USA

Dreams and Conflicts: Dictatorship of the Viewer, 50th Biennale di Venezia, Venice, Italy

The Real Royal Trip, P.S.1 – Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City, USA

Pulse: Art, Healing, and Transformation, Institute of Contemporary Arts, Boston, USA

2002

Ernesto Neto & Rivane Neuenschwander, Museum of Modern Art, Recife, Brazil
El real viaje Real / The Real Royal Trip, PS1 Contemporary Art Center, New York, USA
Thin Skin: The fickle Nature of Bubbles, Spheres, and Inflatable Structures, Gemeentemuseum Helmond, The Netherlands; AXA Gallery, New York, USA; Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Arizona, USA
Forever, Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, USA
Pulse: Art, Healing, and Transformation, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, USA
Skin, Soul, Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Archivo Pons Artxiboa, Koldo Mitxelena Kulturunea, San Sebastián, Spain
Shape, 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, Japan
Sleeping/Dreaming/Awakening, Kawamura Memorial Museum of Art, Chiba, Japan
The Inside is the Outside, Bard College, New York, USA
Kunsthalle Basel, Basel, Switzerland
New South Wales Museum, Australia
Art Auction 2002, Benefiting the Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, USA
New Art Gallery, Walsall, UK
Montemedio Arte Contemporanea, Cadiz, Spain

poT, 2nd Liverpool Biennial of Contemporary Art, Liverpool, UK

Galeria Fortes Vilaça, São Paulo, Brazil

Matéria Prima, Novo Museu, Curitiba, Brazil

Caminhos do Contemporâneo, Paço Imperial, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Retalhar 2002, Sesc Belenzinho, São Paulo, Brazil

The Drawing Center’s 25th Anniversary Benefit Selections Exhibition Lottery, The Drawing Center, New York, USA

Insieme / Together, Museo Nazionale di Archittetura, Ferrara, Italy


2001

The Inward Eye, Transcendence in Contemporary Art, Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, Texas, USA
Space-Jack, Yokohama Museum of Art, Yokohama, Japan
Elfinal Del Eclipse, Fundacion Telefonica, Madrid, Spain
Before Reflection Begins, List Art Center, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
Bodyspace, The Baltimore Museum of Art, USA
Brazil: Body and Soul, Guggenheim Museum, New York, USA
Short Stories, Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, Washington, USA
Outros 500 / Stela Nave, University Gallery, Essex College, Essex, UK
Vantage Point, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland
Plateau of Humankind, 49 Biennale di Venezia, Venice, Italy
Trienal of Barcelona, Spain

Surface, Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki, Finland

El Final Del Eclipse, Fundación Telefónica, Madrid; Palacio de Los Condes de Gabia, Salas Caja General e Instituto de América, Granada; Museo de Arte Extremeño e Iberoamericano, Badajoz, Spain

Espelho Cego, Paço Imperial, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

TRANS>editions, Chac Mool Gallery, Los Angeles, USA

2000

OO, Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York, USA
Raumkörper, Netze und andere Gebilde, Basel Kunstverein, Basel, Switzerland
SKIN, Cranbrook Art Museum, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, USA
La Repetition, La Tete dans les nuages, Villa Arson, Nice, France
Sense and Sensuality, Body and Soul in Pictures, Neues Museum Weserburg, Bremen, Germany

Charles Long / Ernesto Neto / Siobhan Hapaska,Magasin 3 Stockholm Konsthall, Stockholm, Sweden

Outros 500, University Gallery, University of Essex, Essex, UK

The Invisible Touch, Kunstraum Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria

Investigações: O trabalho do artista, Instituto Itaú Cultural, São Paulo, Brazil

Brasil 500 Anos, Artes Visuais, Fundação Bienal de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil

Trace, 1st Liverpool Biennial of Contemporary Art, Liverpool, UK

Desde el Cuerpo, Fundación Museo Alejandro Otero, Caracas, Venezuela

Os 90, Paço Imperial, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil


1999

Carnegie International 1999/2000,Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, USA
Zero G: When Gravity Becomes Form, Whitney Museum of American at Champion, Stamford, USA
Raumkorper, Netze und andere Gebilde, Kunsthalle Basel, Switzerland
Amnesia, University of South Florida Contemporary Art Museum, Tampa; The Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, USA; Biblioteca Luis Arango, Bogota, Colombia
Wonderland, The St. Louis Art Museum, St. Louis MO, USA
Versiones del Sur, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid, Spain
Drawings, Bonakdar Jancou Gallery, New York, USA
Best of the Season, The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, USA
Collectors Collect Contemporary: 1990-1999, ICA, Boston, USA

Liverpool Biennial, Liverpool, UK
A Vuelta com los Sentidos, Casa de America, Madrid, Spain
La Metamorfosis de las Manos, Irma Arestizabal, Mar Del Plata, Argentinia

1998

Amnesia, Track 16 Gallery and Christopher Grimes Gallery, Santa Monica, USA
XXIV Bienal Internacional de São Paulo, Brazil
Sidney Biennial, Sydney, Australia
Poeticas de Cor, Centro Cultural Light, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Camargo Vilaça Bis 46, Galeria Camargo Vilaça, São Paulo, Brazil

Corpos em Trânsito, Galeria Pedro Oliveira, Porto, Portugal

Contemporânea, Fundación Museo Alejandro Otero, Caracas, Venezuela

1997

Puntos Cardinales, Fundacion Museo Alejandro Otero, Caracas, Venezuela
Bienal del Barrio, Museo Alejandro Otero, Caracas, Venezuela
Loose Threads, Serpentine Gallery, London, UK
Bienal Barro de América, Museu Brasileiro da Escultura and Paço das Artes, São Paulo, Brazil
Navedenga, Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, Connecticut, USA
Material Immaterial, The Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
Esto es: Arte Objeto e Instalacion de Piberoamerica, Centro Cultural Arte Contemporano, Mexico City, Mexico
Best of the Season, The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, USA
Die anderen Modernen, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, Germany
Novas Aquisições, Museu de Arte Moderna, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
A Arte Contemporãnea da Gravura Brasil-Reflexão 97, Museu Metropolitano de Arte de Curitiba, Curitiba, Brazil

1996

Transformal, Wiener Secession, Vienna, Austria
Sayde Branfman Center, Montreal, Canada
Defining The Nineties, Consensus-making in New York, Miami and Los Angeles, Museum of Contemporary Art, Miami, USA
Mercer Union Center, Toronto, Canada
Suenos Concretos, Biblioteca Luis Angel Arango, Bogota, Colombia
Espaco 204, Caracas, Venezuela
Sin Fronteras/Arte Latinoamericano Actual, Museo Alejandro Otero, Caracas, Colombia
Galeria Camargo Vilaça, São Paulo, Brazil
Summer Show, Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York, USA

1995

Internationales Projekt Für Bildende Kunst, Verein Für Bildende Kunst, Graz, Austria
Pequenas Mãos, Paço Imperial, Rio de Janeiro; Centro Cutlural Alumni, São Paulo, Brazil

Transparencias, Museu de Arte Moderna, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Escultura Plural, Museu de Arte Moderna da Bahia, Salvador, Brazil

Suenos Concretos, Biblioteca Luis Angel Arango, Bogota, Colombia
The Drawing Center, New York, USA
The Five Senses, White Columns, New York, USA
Anos Oitenta: O Palco de Diversidade, Museu de Arte Moderna, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Country Code, Bravin Post Lee Gallery, New York, USA
Entre o Desenho e a Escultura, Museu de Arte Moderne de São Paulo, Brazil
Libertaris Libertinos, Palacio Gustavo Capanema, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Gwangju International Biennale, Gwangju, South Korea
Mostra de Gravura, Solar do Barao, Curitiba, Brazil
Galeria Camargo Vilaça, São Paulo, Brazil
L'Educazione Dei Cinque Sensi, Palazzo Pamphili, Rome, Italy

1994

Escultura Carioca, Paco Imperial, Rio d Janeiro, Brazil
Esapço Namour, São Paulo, Brazil
A Espessura do Signo, Carmeliter Kloster, Frankfurt, Germany

1993

Brasil Hoy, Galeria Vanezuela & Klenner, Bogota, Colombia
Galeria Camargo Vilaça, São Paulo, Brazil

1992

Museu de Arte Moderna de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil

1991

Brasil, la Nueva Generacion, Fundação Museu Bella Artes de Caracas, Caracas, Venezuela
Panorama de Arte Brasileira Atual, Museu de Arte Moderna de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Formas tridimensionais: a questão orgânica, Museu Municipal de Arte, Curitiba, Brazil
EAV - Processo n. 738.765-2, IBAC, Rio de Janerio, Brazil

1990

Premio Brasilia de Artes Plásticas, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

1989

XI Salão Nacional de Artes Plasticas, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
A ordem desfeita, 110 Arte Contemporanea, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
O pequeno Infinito e o Grande Circunscrito, Galeria Arco, São Paulo, Brazil

1988

X Salão Nacional de Artes Plasticas, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

 

AWARDS AND GRANTS

 

2009

Best Show in a Public Space, AICA/USA, The United States Section of the AICA, The International Art Critics Association

 

2000

CENTRAL Art Prize, Cologne, Germany

1990

Prêmio Brasília de Artes Plásticas, Museu de Arte de Brasília, Brasília, Brasil

 

 

 

SELECTED PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

 

21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, Japan

Albright-Knox Gallery, Buffalo, USA

Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, Oslo, Norway

Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburg, USA

Centre Pompidou, Paris, France

Centro de Arte Contemporáneo Málaga, Málaga, Spain

Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea, Santiago de Compostela, Spain

Daros Latin America, Zurich, Switzerland

Denver Art Museum, Denver, USA

Fundación La Caixa, Barcelona, Spain

Fundació Televisa, Mexico City, Mexico

Hara Museum, Tokyo, Japan

Herbert F. Johnson Museum, Cornell University, IthacaNY, USA

Henry Art Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle, USA

Hirschorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C., USA

Inhotim Centro de Arte Contemporånea, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Magasin 3, Stockholm, Sweden

Martin Z. Margulies Collection, Miami, USA

Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, USA

Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofiá, Madrid, Spain

Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Museum of Contemporary Art, MOT, Tokyo, Japan

Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, USA

Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, USA

Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, USA

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, USA

Tate Gallery, London, UK

The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington D.C., USA

The Monsoon Collection, London, UK

Thyssen-Bornemisza Contemporary Art Foundation, Vienna, Austria