Hélio Oiticica

Lison gallery shows (posthumously) some of Hélio’s work. This Brazilian was one of the originators of installation art and conceptual art, establishing an influence still felt today. A poet of the favelas, or makeshift slums, found in Rio de Janeiro, Oiticica created installations that were influenced by the social circumstances of his environment.


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