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Waltercio Caldas

Artist Biography

WALTERCIO CALDAS

Born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 1946.
Lives and works in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

EDUCATION

Escola do Museo de Arte Moderna under Ivan Serpa

SOLO EXHIBTIONS

2013
NOT NOW, Gering & López Gallery, New York, NY
nearest air and other materials, Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo,
Brazil
2012
nearest air and other materials, Ibere Camarfo Foundation in Porto Alegre, Porto
Alegre, Brazil
Chromatic, France Casa Brazil, Rio de Janeiro, Brazel
Prints and Multiples, Multiple Art Space Gallery, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
2011
Serie Negra, Raquel Arnaud Gallery, Sydney, Australia
Nuevos Objects, Galeria Elvira Gonzalez, Madrid, Spain
2010
Sculptures and Drawings, Anita Schwartz Gallery, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Salas and Gulfs, Museum of Modern Art, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Landscapes, etc., Palace of Art, Rodin Museum, Salvador, Spain
Sculptures, Christopher Grimes Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2009
Salas and Abysses, Valley Museum, Vila Velha, Portugal
Scultures et Desins, Galerie Denise Rene Rive Gauche, Paris, France
2008
Horizons, Foundation Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon, Portugal
More Places, Centro Galego de Arte Conremporanea, Santiago de Compostela,
Spain
2007
States Picture: books Waltercio Caldas, Victor Meirelles Museum, Curitiba, Brazil
Sculptures and Drawings, Galeria Elvira Gonzales, Madrid, Spain
Sculptures and Drawings, Gallery Arthur Hidalgo, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
2006
Phrases Solid, Maria Antonia, University Center USO, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Sculptures, Cela Albuquerque Art Gallery, Belo Horizonta, Brazil
Sculptures, Laura Marsiaj Gallery Contemporary Art, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
2005
Esculptures and dessins, Galerie Denise Rene Rive Gauche, Paris, France
The Black Series, Christopher Grimes Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2004
Sculptures and Drawings, Office Arte Raquel Arnaud, Sao Paulo, Brazil
2003
Drawings, Gallery Arthur Hidalgo, Rio de Jeneiro, Brazil
Sculptures, Christopher Grimes Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2002
Solid Phrases, Turret Porto Alegre, Brazil
Books, Pinacoteca de Sao Paulo, Brazil
Books, Art Museum of Rio Grande do Sul Ado Malagoli, Brazil
2001
Retrospective 1985 - 2000, Centro Cultural Banco do Brazil, Brasilia and
Rio de Jeneiro, Brazil
Sculptures and Drawings, Office Arte Raquel Arnaud, Sao Paulo, Brazil
2000
A Room Velazquez, Museum of Fine Arts, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
books, Museu de Arte da Pampulha, Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Sculptures and Drawings, Celma Albuquerque Art Gallery, Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Sculptures and Drawing, Laura Marsiaj Gallery Contemporary Art, Rio de
Janeiro, Brazil
1999
Sculptures, Christopher Grimes Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
Museum of Modern Art in Rio de Janeiro.
Books, Image House, Curitiba, Brazil
1998
Venice The Series, Light Cultural Center, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Sculptures, Gallery Fernandes Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Sculptures, Galerie Lelong, New York
1997
New Sculptures, Quintana Gallery, Miami, FL
Sculptures, Galeria Javier Lopez, Madrid, Spain
1996
Annotations 1969-1996, Imperial Palace, Rio de Janeiro
A Story of the Stone, Chacara do Ceu Museum, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
1995
Sculptures and Drawings, Joel Edelstein Contemporary Art, Rio de Janeiro,
Brazil
1994
Office Arte Raquel Arnaud, Sao Paulo.
Sculptures, Centre d'Art Contemporain, Geneva, Switzerland
1993
nearest air, National Museum of Fine Arts, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
1992
Sculpturen en Tekeningen, Stedelijk Museum Schiedam, Netherlands
1991
Office Arte Raquel Arnaud, Sao Paulo.
Sculpturen en Tekeningen, Kanaal Art Foundation, Kortrijk, Belgium
1990
Drawings, 110 Gallery Contemporary Art, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Tekeningen, Pulitzer Art Gallery, Amsterdam
1989
Office Arte Raquel Arnaud, Sao Paulo, Brazil
1988
Gallery Sergio Milliet / Funarte, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Four curves, Gallery Paulo Klabin, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
1986
Gallery Paulo Klabin, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Office Arte Raquel Arnaud, Sao Paulo, Brazil
1984
GB Art Gallery, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
1983
Office Arte Raquel Arnaud Babenco, São Paulo, Brazil
1982
Office Arte Raquel Arnaud Babenco, São Paulo, Brazil
1980
0 is A, Saramenha Gallery, Rio de Janeiro Ping-Ping Project ABC / Funarte, Rio
de Janeiro, Brazil
1979
appliances, Galeria Luisa Strina, São Paulo, Brazil
1976
Objects and Drawings, Museum of Modern Art in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
1975
Nature of the Games, Museu de Arte de São Paulo, Brazil
Sculptures and Drawings, Galeria Luisa Strina, São Paulo, Brazil
1974
Narratives, Gallery Luis Buarque and Paulo Bittencourt, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
1973
Objects and Drawings, Museum of Modern Art, Rio de Jeneiro, Brazil

GROUP EXHIBTIONS

2013
The shelter and terrain, Art Museum of Rio - MAR
Will constructive, Art Museum of Rio - MAR
Rio images, Art Museum of Rio - MAR
2012
The Cage Effect Today, Hunter College Times Square Gallery, New York, NY
Lethal Zone / Living space, Museum of the Moving Image, Leiria, Portugal
Closed Open: box and book in Brazilian art, Pinacoteca do Estado de
São Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Tribute to Ivan Serpa, Dickinson Gallery, New York, NY
2011
What is ... world, Art Unlimited - Art/42 /, Basel, Switzerland
Art in Brazil 1950-2011, Palais de Beaux Arts, Brussels, Belgium
A Rua, Van Hedendaagse Museum Kunst, Antwerp, Belgium
Brasilia Open / Urban Interventions, Biennial of Cuenca, Ecuador
“Parabolas de superficies”, Grand Prix of the Biennial Ministry of Culture, Brasilia
Underwood, Galerie 1900-2000, Paris, France
Lethal Zone, Vital Space / Works of CGD, Museum of Contemporary Art in Elvas,
Portugal
Lethal Zone, Vital Space / Works of CGD, Municipal Museum Tavina, Portugal
Lethal Zone, Vital Space / Works of CGD, M / I / MO - Museum of the Moving
Image, Leiria, Portugal
2010
Verlangen Das nach Form, Akademie der Künste, Berlin, Germany
The 70’s, Gallery Progetti, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Transition / ... From now on, Office Arte Raquel Arnaud, Sao Paulo, Brazil
equilibrium point, Instituto Tomie Ohtake, Sao Paulo, Brazil
O olhar do colecionador, Coleção Tuiuiu, Institute of Contemporary Art, Sao
Paulo, Brazil
2009
Sculptures and objects, Scream Gallery Insam, "Curated by Vienna-09"
Brazilian Art from 1963 to 1978, Museum of Modern Art, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
After Utopia, Center for Contemporary Art Luigi Pecci l', Prato, Italy.
About Matisse, Pinacoteca do Estado, São Paulo, Brazil
Weltanschauung, Art Forum Wurth Capena, Rome, Italy
Inside the dash, even, Ibere Camargo Foundation
Happy Yellow!, Galerie Denise René, Paris
2008
Correspondences - Contemporary Art from the Colección Patricia
Cisneros, Wheaton, MA
Galeria Elvira Gonzalez, Madrid, Spain
Face to face, The Daros Collections, Zurich, Germany
Lines, grids, Stains, Works, Museum of Contemporary Art Serralves, Porto,
Brazil
Lines, grids, Stains, Works, Museum Wiesbaden
Sculpture, Galerie Denise René, Paris, France
light, color and movement, Office Arte Raquel Arnaud, Sao Paulo, Brazil
2007
Transparencies, Office Arte Raquel Arnaud, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Desidentidad, Pinta Contemporary Latin American Art Fair, New York
Honored artist, Museum of Modern Art of São Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Contemporary Art - donaciones and aquisiciones, Malba, Fundación Costantini,
Buenos Aires, Brazil
Puntos de vista / Daros Latin American Collection, Museum Bochum, Germany
Constructing a poetic universe - The Diane and Bruce Halle Collection, The
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX
Lines, grids, Stains, Works, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
2006
Several constancies, Bureau Arte Raquel Arnaud, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Gravura em metal - Matéria e conceito no Ateliê Iberê Camargo, Iberê Camargo
Foundation in Porto Alegre, Brazil
É hoje na arte brasileira - Coleção Gilberto Chateaubrind, Santander Cultural in
Porto Alegre
MAM ba Oca, Museum of Modern Art of São Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
2005
Dialogues - Colección Cisneros, Museum of Modern Art in Bogotá, Colombia
Dialogues, National Museum of Fine Arts, Santiago de Chile
Drawing from the Modern 1945-1975, The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Estrecho doubtful, Museum of Contemporary Art and Diseño, San José, Costa
Rica
Desidentidad, Institut Valencia d 'Art Modern, Valencia, Spain
2004
Nearest The Air (City Light Award), Korean Biennale
Latin American and Caribean Art, MoMA at El Museo, New York,
The LA Years, Christopher Grimes Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2002
The Cisneros Collection, Museum of Modern Art New York, NY
Transit: Latin American Art, University of Essex, Great Britain
Time, Museum of Modern Art New York, NY
The Cisneros Collection, Museum of Modern Art New York
Transit: Latin American Art, University of Essex, Great Britain
Tempo, Museum of Modern Art New York, NY
2001
Experiment Art in Brazil, 1985/2000, Museum of Modern Art Oxford, Great Britain
2000
Global Conceptualism: points of origin 1950s, Miami Art Museum, Miami, FL
Brasil 500 Anos, Mostra do descobrimento, Fundação Bienal de São Paulo,
Brazil
Século 20: Arte do Brasil, Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisboa
Highlights of Brasilian Contemporary Art, Albert Sloman Library,
University of Essex
1999
Global Conceptualism: Points of Origin, Queens Museum of Art, New York, NY
Re-Aligning Vision, Miami Art Museum, Miami, FL
Domestic pleasures, Galerie Lelong, New York
Cildo Meireles, Mira Schendel, Tunga, Grimes Gallery, CA
1998
Amnesia, Track 16 Gallery and Christopher Grimes Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
Um Olhar Brasileiro, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, Germany
1997
Re-Aligning Vision, El Museo del Barrio, New York, NY
1995
Drawing on Chance, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Art from Brazil in New York, Galerie Lelong, New York, NY
1994
Mapping, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
1993
Latin American Artists of the Twentieth Century, The Museum of Modern Art,
New York
Two Works, John Gibson Gallery, New York
Klima Global - Arte Amazonas, Staatliche Kunstalle, Berlin, Germany
Latinameri Kunst, im 20 Jahrhundert, Josef Hanbrich Kunstalle, Colônia,
Alemanha
Out of Place, Vancouver Art Gallery, Canadá
L'Ordre des Choses, Centre d"Art Contemporain, Domaine de Kerguehannac,
França
1992
America, Koninklijk Museum Voor Schone Kunsten, Antuérpia, Bélgica
Amériques Latines Art Contemporain, Hôtel des Arts, Paris, France
1990
Inglaterra Transcontinental, Ikon Gallery, Birminghan, Corner House Gallery,
Manchester, England
1987
Modernidade - Art Brésilien du 20ème Siècle, Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de
Paris, France
1984
Abstracts Attitudes, Center for Inter-American Relations, New York, NY
1982
Do Moderno ao Contemporâneo, Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisboa
1975
Art graphique brésilien, Musée Galliéra, Paris, France

AWARDS

1993 Prêmio Mário Pedroso, Rio de Jeneiro, Brazil

COLLECTIONS

National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
National Musem of Fine Arts, Rio de Janeiro
Instituto Cultural Itaú
Blanton Museum of Art, Austin, Texas
Museu of Modern Art, Rio de Janeiro
Museu of Modern Art, São Paulo
Museum of Modern Art, New York
Neue Galerie, Staatliche Museen, Kassel
Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix
Museu de Arte, Montevideo
Museu de Arte Contemporâneo, Niteroi
Museu de Arte Moderna, Bahia
Museu de Arte, Brasília

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