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Katie van Scherpenberg

b. 1940, Brazil

Katie van Scherpenberg (born in Sao Paulo in 1940) has lived and worked in Humaitá, Rio de Janeiro since 1974. Scherpenberg won the Jury Exemption at the Modern Art National Salon in 1976. During this time her works were purchased by several major art collections in Brazil such as the Gilberto Chateaubriand at the Museum of Modern Art of Rio de Janeiro. The artist's work is held in a number of significant collection in Brazil such as the Museum of Modern Art of Rio de Janeiro, the Museum of Contemporary Art of Brasília and National Museum of Fine arts, Rio de Janeiro, as well as in collections internationally such as Blanton Museum of Art, Austin, Texas and Royal collection of Sweden, Stockholm. Scherpenberg's has been shown in group exhibitions such as “Contemporary Art in the Collections of Rio”, Museum of Modern Art, Rio de Janeiro (2005), and Sin Título at the Blanton Museum of Art, Austin, Texas 2006. She has also exhibited her work in solo shows, including “Feuerbach and I in a Landscape”- Museum of Contemporary Art of Niterói in 2000 and “Waiting for Daddy”- Mercedes Viegas Arte Contemporânea, Rio de Janeiro in 2005.

Current

Exhibition

Katie van Scherpenberg : Overlooking the Amazon

Cecilia Brunson Projects
1 Oct–30 Nov 2021


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