Cyriaco Lopes


In the past few years Lopes’ work has been seen in the U.S. at the Contemporary Museum in Baltimore, at El Museo del Barrio, ApexArt and the America’s Society in New York, at the Contemporary Art Museum in Saint Louis, among other venues.  In the same period his work was also seen in France, Germany, Poland, Chile and Portugal. In his native Brazil the artist has shown at the National Museum of Fine Arts, the Museum of Modern Art of Salvador, and the Museum of Art of São Paulo, among other institutions.  His work was curated into exhibitions by artists such as Janine Antoni, Luciano Fabro and Lygia Pape, as well as by curators such as Paulo Herkenhoff.  Lopes was the winner of the Worldstudio AIGA and RTKL awards, the Contemporary Art Museum Project award (Saint Louis) and the Prêmio Phillips of a trip to Paris. His most recent New York City show, Crimes Against Love, was featured on the front page of The Advocate. His collaborations with Terri Witek include Big Bronze Statues, chosen as one of the highlights of the 2009 season by Time Out New York, A Shelter on King’s Road, and Uma Cosia N’Outra.