Sicardi | Ayers | Bacino presents "Alfredo Volpi and Eleonore Koch" opening reception

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"Alfredo Volpi and Eleonore Koch" opening reception
Eleonore Koch, "Untitled," 1981. Tempera on canvas, 35 x 42 1/8 in.  Photo by Eleonore Koch

Sicardi | Ayers | Bacino presents the first international exhibition bringing together the work of Alfredo Volpi (1896-1988, Italy/Brazil) and Eleonore Koch (1926-2018, Germany/Brazil), in partnership with Cecilia Brunson Projects, London. A text written by curator Cecilia Brunson will accompany the exhibition.

Working during the rise of Concrete Art in Brazil, both artists resisted any kind of official affiliation to the movement. While, to a certain degree, Koch and Volpi undoubtedly absorbed some of the guiding principles of geometric abstraction, they never truly adhered to the orthodox approach advocated by the São Paulo group. Instead, each of them has inexhaustibly pursued their own pictorial language to produce some of the most original and unique contributions to modern painting in Brazil in the 20th century.

Following the opening reception, the exhibit will be on display until October 16.

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Sicardi | Ayers | Bacino
1506 W. Alabama St.
Houston, TX 77006

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Admission is free.