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LUCAS SIMÕES DEVELOPS WORKS ON SUPPORTS SUCH AS PHOTOGRAPHS, CONCRETE, PAPER AND SILICONE. ALWAYS STARTING FROM AN ARCHITECTURAL PERSPECTIVE, IN HIS SERIES ABISMO AND CORPO DE PROVA, HE RELATES AMBITIONS AND FRUSTRATIONS OF MODERN ARCHITECTURE. THROUGH HIS WORKS, LUCAS MAKES A CONVERSATION BETWEEN THE DENSITY OF RIGID MATERIALS AND THE SUBTLETY OF OTHERS LIKE PAPER, CREATING THE POSSIBILITY OF A MORE INTIMATE CONVERSATION BETWEEN THEM.

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Lucas Simões (1980, Catanduva. Lives and works in São Paulo, Brazil). 

Graduated in architecture and urbanism at Pontifícia Universidade Católica de Campinas, Brazil. 

Selected solo exhibitions: Awaiting Masses, Patron Projects, New York, USA (2019); Ressaca, Casa Triângulo, São Paulo, Brazil (2018); Corpos de prova, Pasto Gallery, Buenos Aires, Argentina (2017); Untitled, Lora Reynolds Gallery, Miami, USA (2016); Abysses, Galeria Emma Thomas, New York, USA (2016); NotUrna Pivô, Instituto Figueiredo Ferraz, Ribeirão Preto, and Biblioteca Mario de Andrade, São Paulo, Brazil (2014). 

Selected group exhibitions: Theory of Prose, Arsenal Contemporary Art New York, New York, USA (2021); Experimentando Le Corbusier - Interpretações Contemporâneas do Modernismo, curated by Pierre Colnet and Hadrien Lelong, Museu Oscar Niemeyer, Curitiba, Brazil (2019); A Thousand Roaring Beasts: Display for a Critical Modernity, Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporáneo, Sevilha, Spain (2017); Politics of Dreams, Foundation Hippocrène, Paris, France (2017); and Obras, Lora Reynolds Gallery, Austin, USA (2016). 

Awards: Prêmio Foco Art Rio, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and Prêmio Citi Novos Artistas, Espaço Cultural Citibank, São Paulo, Brazil. 

Public collections: Museu de Arte Contemporânea - USP, São Paulo, Brazil; Museu de Arte do Rio, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Coleção Itaú Cultural, São Paulo, Brazil; Instituto Figueiredo Ferraz, Ribeirão Preto, Brazil.

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