Mira Schendel

1919–1988

Mira Schendel, ‘Untitled’ 1963
Untitled 1963
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Biography

Mira Schendel (June 7, 1919 – July 24, 1988) was a Brazilian contemporary artist of the 20th century. She made numerous drawings on rice paper, but was also active as a painter, a poet, and a sculptor.

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Artworks

Mira Schendel Untitled

1963

Mira Schendel Untitled (Disks)

1972

Mira Schendel Untitled (Genesis)

1965

Film and audio

Features

Tate Papers

Zen as a Transnational Current in Post-War Art: The Case of Mira Schendel

Majella Munro

In this paper Majella Munro proposes that Zen can be applied as a transnational intellectual framework for the analysis of ...

Tate Papers

Mira Schendel’s Gesture: On Art in Vilém Flusser’s Thought, with ‘Mira Schendel’ by Flusser

Nancy Ann Roth

In his theory of communication, philosopher and writer Vilém Flusser (1920–1991) referred to art often, yet unsystematically. This article ...

Tate Etc

In a word, beauty: Mira Schendel at Tate Modern

Fernanda Gomes

On the eve of the first international survey of her work, fellow Brazilian artist Fernanda Gomes pays tribute to Mira ...

Tate Etc

Tate Etc. issue 29: Autumn 2013

Tate Etc. issue 29, Autumn 2013; online edition of Tate's magazine
Tate Etc

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Carmen Juliá

Gallery One, New Vision Centre, Signals and Indica at Tate Britain

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