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Maria Lynch

Mary Lynch works as visual an artist exploring different media. Among her main exhibits are "The Jerwood Drawing Prize" in London and other cities in England, 2008 and "Nova arte nova" in CCBB, Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo, 2008.

She was awarded with the Funarte de Artes Plásticas Marcantônio Vilaça, and participated in the exhibition "Performance Presente Futuro Vol. III," Oi Futuro, Rio de Janeiro.

In 2011, she was the artist invited for the 6ª Bienal de Curitiba Vento Sul and in 2012 she was invited to exhibit at the Paço Imperial, Rio de Janeiro, and to be part of the Residência Artística Bordallo Pinheiro, Lisbon, Portugal.

She was also invited to exhibit in the London Olympics, 2012, at the Barbican.

In 2013 held a solo exhibition at Galeria Anita Schwartz and was invited by Itamaraty to be part of an Artist-in-residence program in Lima. Maria’s work is present in some public collections, such as: Museu de Arte Contemporânea, Niterói, Centro Cultural Cândido Mendes, Rio de Janeiro, Committee for Olympic Fine Arts 2012, London, Unites kingdom, Coleção Gilberto Chateaubriand MAM-RJ, Rio de Janeiro, Ministério das Relações Exteriores – Palácio do Itamaraty, Distrito Federal.

 

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A Última Lagosta

In this work I sought a language in dialogue with my work. A fantastic context, where big animals invert their scale with the lobster and attack it. The gigantic lobster becomes a main dish for the animal kingdom to enjoy this expensive and exquisite dish. With a dramatic shade of blood, it makes us think that we are the next to attack these edible animals that are there, on a platter, ready to be placed in the oven.