The Art Newspaper – The Museum of Modern Art’s exhibition Tarsila do Amaral: Inventing Modern Art in Brazil aims to reintroduce Tarsila—as the artist was commonly known—to audiences outside her native country. The show, which travels to New York from the Art Institute of Chicago, is the Brazilian Modernist’s first major solo exhibition in the US. From the early 1920s until her death in 1973, Tarsila was “central to the constitution of Modern art”, says the curator Luis Pérez-Oramas, who co-organised the exhibition with Stephanie D’Alessandro. – read more