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ID: 500356470
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500356470

 
Record Type: Person
Meireles, Cildo (Brazilian mixed-media artist, born 1948)

Note: Conceptual artist who became interested in the ideas of the Grupo Neoconcreto. In 1967, he moved to Rio de Janeiro. He was one of the founders of the Unidade Experimental do Museu de Arte Moderna do Rio de Janeiro. In 2008, he was awarded the Prize Velázquez de las Artes Plasticas, granted by the Culture Ministry of Spain, and was given a retrospective exhibition at the Tate Modern, in London.

Names:
Meireles, Cildo (preferred,V,index,LC)
Cildo Meireles (V,display)
Cildo Meirelles (V)
Meirelles, Cildo Campos (V)
Meirelles, Cildo (V)

Nationalities:
Brazilian (preferred)
South American

Roles:
artist (preferred)
mixed-media artist
printmaker
conceptual artist
sculptor
miscellaneous

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Rio de Janeiro (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
student of ....  Barrenechea Avilés, Alejandro Félix  
..................  (Peruvian painter, born 1921, active in Brazil) [500356708]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Meireles, Cildo (I)

Additional Notes:
Portuguese ..... Artista plástico. No início de sua carreira, orientou-se pelo figurativismo, apesar de simpatizar-se pelas propostas do Grupo Neoconcreto. Somente em 1967, quando se muda para o Rio de Janeiro, sua obra volta-se para o tridimensionalismo. Foi um dos fundadores da Unidade Experimental do Museu de Arte Moderna do Rio de Janeiro. No ano de 2008 ganhou o Premio Velázquez de las Artes Plasticas, concedido pelo Ministério da Cultura da Espanha, e foi homenageado com uma exposição retrospectiva na Tate Modern, em Londres. 

Biographies:
(Brazilian mixed-media artist, born 1948) ..... [PESP Preferred]
(Brazilian conceptual artist, born 1948) ..... [VP]
(sculptor, born 1948) ..... [CL-Courtauld]
(Brazilian printmaker) ..... [Grove Art]
(artist) ..... [GRI Special Collections]
(artist, active 20th century) ..... [GRISC]
(Brazilian artist, born 1948) ..... [MoMA]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Cildo Meireles ........ [CL-Courtauld, GRISC Preferred, MoMA Preferred, VP]
..............................  Artists, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) New York (2000-)
..............................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
..............................  GRI Special Collections Finding Aids databases (1980-) 2004M13; 2004M13
..............................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
Cildo Meirelles ........ [PESP, VP]
................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Meireles, Cildo ........ [CL-Courtauld Preferred, GRISC, Grove Art Preferred, MoMA, VP Preferred]
................................  Artists, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) New York (2000-)
................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
................................  Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) accessed 4 December 2003
................................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
................................  Witt Library, Authority files
Meirelles, Cildo ........ [PESP Preferred, VP]
..................................  PESP database (2000-) accessed 29 October 2014
Meirelles, Cildo Campos ........ [PESP, VP]
...............................................  PESP database (2000-)

Subject: ........ [CL-Courtauld, Gallery Systems, GRISC, Grove Art, MoMA, PESP, VP]
....................  Ayala, Dicionário brasileiro de artistas plásticos (1973)
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: n82121063
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  GRI Special Collections Finding Aids databases (1980-)
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) accessed 4 December 2003
....................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: n82121063
....................  PESP database (2000-)
....................  Pontual, Entre dois séculos (1987) 418
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
....................  Zanini, História geral da arte no Brasil (1983)
 
Note:
English .......... [PESP, VP]
.......... PESP database (2000-) Researcher Giovana Faviano, 2015.
Portuguese .......... [PESP]
.......... PESP database (2000-) Researcher Giovana Faviano, 2015.
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