BENJAMIN SILVA

(Brazilian, born 1927)

chorus line

Oil on Canvas

18 x 21¾ Inches

Signed Lower Center with Artist Monogram, "B.S." and Dated with Roman Numerals, 1968

Additionally Signed, Verso, Dated and Titled

 

A dramatic and animated oil painting of a crowd scene showing the feared, mounted police of Mexico City in action against the students in the demonstrations of October 2nd that preceded the opening of the Mexican Olympic Games held in 1968.

 

Benjamin Silva first studied painting with the artist Inimá Paula and Sigaud at Rio the People's School and, subsequently, at the Museum of Modern Art in Rio de Janeiro. He later attended the college of

Arts nnd Crafts where he studied with Orlando Silva. He then moved to Paris where he attended the Academie de la Grande Chaumiere (1960-63) and studied under the Post-Impressionist painter, Maurice Brianchon. The recipient of numerous medals, prizes and juried awards, Benjamin Silva has exhibited with success worldwide including in New York, Washington DC, Venice, London, Lisbon and Belgrade, among numerous other cities..

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

1957 - Rio de Janeiro RJ - Single, the Academic Board of Enba

1958 - Sao Paulo SP - Single, at the Art Gallery of Leaves

1959 - Rio de Janeiro RJ - Individual and Barcinsky Gallery

1963 - Rio de Janeiro RJ - Individual and Relief Gallery

1964 - Rio de Janeiro RJ - Single in Gallery Montmartre-Jorge

1966 - Rio de Janeiro RJ - Single in Gallery Meira

1969 - Washington (U.S.) - Single, Brazilian American Cultural Institute Inc.

1971 - Venice (Italy) - Individual and Art Gallery Ullysses

1971 - Sao Paulo SP - Single, in the Palace of Arts

1974 - New York (United States) - Individual and Barney Gallery

1976 - Rio de Janeiro RJ - Individual and Mini Galery

1983 - Rio de Janeiro RJ - Individual and Bonino Gallery

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

1953 - Rio de Janeiro RJ - 2nd National Salon of Modern Art

1953 - Rio de Janeiro RJ - Municipal Hall of Rio de Janeiro - Jury Waiver

1954 - Rio de Janeiro RJ - 3rd National Salon of Modern Art - Jury Waiver

1954 - Rio de Janeiro RJ - Black And White Hall in the Palace of Culture

1955 - Rio de Janeiro RJ - 4th National Salon of Modern Art

1956 - Rio de Janeiro RJ - 1st Hall Railway, the MEC / RJ

1956 - Rio de Janeiro RJ - 5th National Salon of Modern Art

1957 - Rio de Janeiro RJ - 6th National Exhibition of Modern Art

1958 - Rio de Janeiro RJ - 7th National Salon of Modern Art - Award Niomar Muniz Sodré

1958 - Rio de Janeiro RJ - Work in Arts in MNBA

1958 - Rio de Janeiro RJ - Eight Contemporary Artists in Funarte. Macunaíma gallery

1959 - Rio de Janeiro RJ - 8th National Exhibition of Modern Art - Travel Award Abroad

1959 - Sao Paulo SP - 5th International Biennial of Sao Paulo, the MAM / SP

1962 - Paris (France) - l'oeil de Boeuf

1962c. - London (England) - Show at the Royal College of Art

1962c. - Paris (France) - Hall Comparaisons

1963 - Rio de Janeiro RJ - 12th National Salon of Modern Art

1963 - Sao Paulo SP - 7th International Biennial of São Paulo Biennale Foundation

1964 - Brasilia DF - I Salon of Modern Art of the Federal District

1964 - Rio de Janeiro RJ - 13th National Salon of Modern Art

1964 - Rio de Janeiro RJ - 2 The Face and the Work in Ibeu Copacabana Gallery

1965 - Europe - Itinerant Brazilian Art Current

1965 - Rio de Janeiro RJ - 14th National Salon of Modern Art

1965 - Rio de Janeiro RJ - 1st Hall Esso Young Artists at the MAM / RJ

1965 - Rio de Janeiro RJ - 3rd Summary JB Art at the MAM / RJ

1965 - Rio de Janeiro RJ - Esso Salon of Young Artists

1965 - Sao Paulo SP - 8th International Biennial of São Paulo Biennale Foundation

1965 - Sao Paulo SP -1st Esso Salon of Young Artists, the MAC / USP

1965 - Vienna (Austria) - Show on Stubering Museum

1966 - Rio de Janeiro RJ - Self-Portraits in Ibeu Copacabana Gallery

1967 - Lisbon (Portugal) - Brazilian Art in Lisbon

1968 - Germany - Itinerant Four Brazilian Artists

1968 - Belgrade (Yugoslavia) - Four Brazilian Artists

1969 - Rio de Janeiro RJ - 18th National Salon of Modern Art

1969 - Sao Paulo SP - 1 Paulista Contemporary Art Exhibition at MASP

1969 - Sao Paulo SP - I Paulista Contemporary Art Exhibition

1970 - Sao Paulo SP - 2nd Panorama of Current Brazilian Art at the MAM / SP

1972 - Sao Paulo SP - Art / Brazil / Today: 50 years later, the gallery Collectio

1973 - Sao Paulo SP - 12th International Biennial of São Paulo Biennale Foundation

1976 - Sao Paulo SP - 8 Panorama of Current Brazilian Art at the MAM / SP

1981c. - Germany - Moderne Kunst Brasilianishe in Dresoner Bank

1983 - Rio de Janeiro RJ - 6th National Exhibition of Fine Arts at the MAM / RJ

1983 - Rio de Janeiro RJ - Self-Portraits Brazilians, at the Art Gallery Banerj

1984 - Rio de Janeiro RJ - Brazilian Painting Acting in Petrobras Space

1985 - Rio de Janeiro RJ - 8th National Exhibition of Fine Arts at the MAM / RJ

1992 - Rio de Janeiro RJ - Eco Art at the MAM / RJ

1996 - Rio de Janeiro RJ - River views, the MAM / RJ

 

 

 

 

 

 

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