ArtDaily Spotlights Nara Roesler Lines of Abstraction exhibition at Gallery 181

October 25, 2022

SAN FRANCISCO, CA.– Gallery 181, a highlight of 181 Fremont’s art program located in a half-floor penthouse 700 feet high in San Francisco’s acclaimed first LEED Platinum-certified mixed-use building, announced a new exhibition and the first presentation in San Francisco by the renown Brazilian Gallery Nara Roesler “Lines of Abstraction” which showcases Brazilian artists Artur Lescher, Abraham Palatnik, Amelia Toledo, and Tomie Ohtake. The exhibition proposes a reflection on the legacy of Constructivism in Brazilian Modern and Contemporary art, offering an overview of different approaches to its vocabulary and principles. This exhibition also offers the first opportunity to see more works by Tomie Ohtake, whose work was recently acquired by SFMOMA, joining its permanent collection. “Lines of Abstraction” will run from September 22 – November 19, 2022.

Nara Roesler is a leading Brazilian contemporary art gallery, representing seminal Brazilian and international artists who emerged in the 1950s as well as preeminent mid-career and emerging artists who dialogue with the currents put forth by these historical figures. Founded by Nara Roesler in 1989, the gallery has consistently fomented curatorial practice while upholding the utmost quality in art production. This has actively been put into practice through a select and rigorous exhibitions program created in close collaboration with its artists; the implementation and fostering of the Roesler Curatorial Project, a platform for curatorial projects; and continued support to artists beyond the gallery space, working with institutions and curators in offsite shows.

Viewings are by appointment only and may be scheduled by emailing Holly Baxter or calling (415) 350-5595. 

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