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10

mag
2011

In Exhibitions

SAO PAULO, BRAZIL / MuBe MUSEUM / GATE 150

On 10, mag 2011 | In Exhibitions

Sao Paulo, May-June 2011: The Brazilian Sculpture Museum (better known as MUBE) is an art museum that features sculptures, architecture, drawings and design works. The MUBE presents Antonio Pio Saracino latest work in a solo exhibition. He presents a selection of his work highlighting a site specific installation: Gate 150.

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GATE 150, US, Brazil, Argentina4

GATE 150’s project commemorates the 150th anniversary of the unification of Italy. Reminiscent of a triumphal arch, GATE 150 calls attention to the masses of Italians who have emigrated to North and South America over time by incorporating centuries of population data.

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The graphically rendered data takes a three-dimensional shape, forming the uneven layers of the monument’s structure. GATE 150 is a portal symbolizing departure from the familiar and entrance into the unknown.

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The MuBE museum is located next to the Sao Paulo Museum of Image and
Sound on Avenida Europa in the upscale Jardins district of the city of Sao Paulo, Brazil.

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The Museu Brasileiro da Escultura (“Brazilian Museum of Sculpture”), better known as MUBE.