‘Queermuseu’ Opens at Rio’s Parque Lage School of Visual Arts this Saturday

The much anticipated arrival of the exhibition in Rio will feature 223 works by 85 nationally and internationally renowned artists such as Adriana Varejão, Alair Gomes, Alfredo Volpi, Cândido Portinari, Efrain Almeida, Guignard, Leonilson, Lygia Clark, Pedro Américo, Sidney Amaral and Yuri Firmeza.

By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – This Saturday, August 18th, the much-anticipated, previously vetoed ‘Queermuseu: Cartografias da Diferença na Arte Brasileira’ (Queermuseum: Cartographies of Difference in Brazilian Art) exhibition will finally arrive in Rio, at Parque Lage’s ‘Escola de Artes Visuais’ (School of Visual Arts – or EAV).

The opening will also feature a full day of events and attractions to celebrate the success of the largest crowdfunding campaign in Brazilian history.

This is set to be the opening of one of the most controversial exhibitions in recent Brazilian history. And to celebrate its long . . .

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