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Leonor Antunes in conversation with Suzanne Cotter | EN


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On the occasion of the opening of the exhibition, Suzanne Cotter, Director and curator of the exhibition will discuss with artist Leonor Antunes.

Leonor Antunes. joints, voids and gaps is part of the new programme of exhibitions in which artists are invited to create works for the Henry J. and Erna D. Leir Pavilion of Mudam.

Biographical note
Leonor Antunes (b. 1972, Lisbon) has held solo exhibitions at the Museo Tamayo, Mexico (2018); Whitechapel Gallery, London (2017); Tensta Konsthall, Stockholm (2017); San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (2016); CAPC musée d’art contemporain de Bordeaux (2016); New Museum, New York (2015); Kunsthalle Basel (2013). In 2019 Antunes represented Portugal at the 58th Venice Biennale. Her work has been exhibited in significant international surveys including the 12th Gwangju Biennale (2018); 57th Venice Biennale (2017), 8th Berlin Biennale (2014). She was awarded the Zurich Art Prize in 2019. Her work is held in major public collections including the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, Musée d’Art Moderne de Paris; Serralves Foundation, Porto. Antunes lives and works in Berlin.

View of the installation "a seam, a surface, a hinge or a knot", Leonor Antunes | Official Portuguese Representation at the 58th International Art Exhibition - La Biennale di Venezia, Palazzo Giustinian Lolin, Fondazione Ugo e Olga Levi, San Marco, Venice, 2019
© Courtesy of the artist, Air de Paris, Paris; kurimanzutto, Mexico City, New York; Marian Goodman Gallery, New York, Paris, London and Luisa Strina Gallery, São Paulo Photo: Nick Ash