Jacopo Crivelli Visconti, February, 2013

Jacopo Crivelli Visconti

Jacopo Crivelli Visconti was a guest of the Budapest Contemporary program.

The international visitor-program ‘Budapest Contemporary’, which was brought to life by the Association of Hungarian Contemporary Art Galleries, welcomed Jacopo Crivelli Visconti, independent curator and critic, to Budapest. The Italian born curator, who graduated from the faculty of humanities in his hometown of Naples and then continued his PhD studies in São Paolo, currently resides in Brazil. As the curator of the Fundação Bienal de São Paulo he was responsible for several biennial attendances. In 2007 he was the curator of the Brazilian pavilion at the 52nd Venice International Art Exhibition. Between 2009 and 2011 he was a member of the Basel VOLTA Curatorial Board. In 2012 he organised a four-part group exhibition in the Galeria Raquel Arnaud of São Paolo entitled A revolução tem que ser feita pouco a ouco (The Revolution has to be Done Little by Little). Mr Jacopo Crivelli Visconti visited Budapest between 17 February and 22 February, 2013. During his five-day stay he visited ten commercial galleries, several non-profit exhibition spaces (Park Gallery, Trafó Gallery and Platán Gallery) as well as the most important Hungarian museums (Ludwig Museum, Hungarian National Gallery, Kunsthalle Budapest, Ernst Museum, Museum Kiscell/Municipal Gallery, Vasarely Museum). He also met with Hungarian artists he had pre-selected (Gyula Várnai, Marcell Esterházy, Ádám Szabó, József Tamás Balázs, Zsolt Tibor, Ádám Kokesch, Tamás Kaszás, Szilárd Cseke, Emese Benczúr, Andreas Fogarasi, Dóra Mauer, Katarina Sevic, Miklós Erhardt and Little Warsaw) and attended numerous exhibition openings.

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