WALDEN ZERO
transdiscioplinary art and education project

 

The contemporary art collection covers a period between 1960 and now, with more incidence of works after the 1970s.
There are more than three hundred contemporary artworks with pieces by artists with international recognition, in different areas, like Joseph Beuys, John Cage, Merce Cunningham, Carlos Nogueira, Ornette Coleman, William Anastasi, Dove Bradshaw, Regina Vater, Maria Bonomi, Alison Knowles, Monika Weiss, Marcia Grostein and Rosemarie Castoro among many others.
This collection is characterized by concrete, conceptual and electronic art, representing diverse countries like the United States, Switzerland, Germany, Sweden, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Japan, Poland, Mexico, the Netherlands, Canada, Russia and Brazil.
The spirit of this collection is to be always in progress.


The contemporary art collection, including photography and video art as well as names like John Cage or Ornette Coleman - musicians - joins works by some important artists like (this list is not complete):


- William Anastasi (United States)
- Carla della Beffa (Italy)
- Joseph Beuys (Germany)
- Lorenzo Bianda (Switzerland)
- Maria Bonomi (Brazil)
- Dove Bradshaw (United States)
- Bob Brill (United States)
- Irene Buarque (Brazil-Portugal)
- John Cage (United States)
- Augusto de Campos (Brazil)
- Ornette Coleman (United States)
- Omar Galliani (Italy)
- Fred Jordan (Brazil)
- Alison Knowles (United States)
- Maurício Nogueira Lima (Brazil)
- Ruggero Maggi (Italy)
- Carlos Nogueira (Portugal)
- Beto Palaio (Brazil)
- Tomie Ohtake (Japan – Brazil)
- Emanuel Dimas de Melo Pimenta (Brazil – Portugal)
- Ana Luzia Raposo (Portugal)
- Alexandra Fergusson (United States)
- Reto Rigassi (Switzerland)
- Bill Ritchie (United States)
- Aldo Roda (Italy)
- Omar Ronda (Italy)
- Caspar Schwabe (Switzerland)
- Saulo Di Tarso (Brazil)
- Renzo Tieri (Italy)
- Roman Verostko (United States)
- Monika Weiss (Poland)
- Merce Cunningham (United States)
- Elliot Caplan (United States)
- Francesco Mariotti (Switzerland)
- Ryoko Adachi (Japan)
- Shoko Tejima (Japan)
- Marcel.Li Antunez Roca (Spain)
- Michael Cole (United States)
- Marco Agostinelli (Italy)
- Jonathon Appels (United States)
- Mario Botinelli Montandon (Italy)
- Lianne Klapper McNally (United States)
- Cadú Salles (Brazil)
- Regina Vater (Brazil – United States)
- Stefano Odoardi (Italy)
- Marco Cardini (Italy)
- Katherine Liberovskaya (Rússia – Canadá)
- Arjana Kajfes (Sweden)
- Cheryl Akner Koler (Sweden)
- Marcia Grostein (Brazil)

 


Basic information about some artists in the contemporary art collection


- William Anastasi
o New York Modern Art Museum – MOMA, Whytney Museum of New York, Metropolitan Museum of New York, Los Angeles Contemporary Art Museum, Keller Gallery in Stuttgard, Kunstmuseum of Dusseldorf; Bess Culter Gallery, Stalke Gallery in Copenhagen, Scott Hanson Gallery, Sandra Gering Gallery in New York; Krister Fahl Gallery in Stocolm; Sorbonne University in Paris, Pier Gallery in Scotland and several more.


- Carla della Beffa
o Nagano International Video Art Festival, BigScreen Italy, CAVE Gallery/Bethlehem International Center, Free International Forum, Art Tech Media 06, Salon International de Arte Digital, Accademia di Brera, Biennale del libro d’Artista, Cassino Italy, National Museum of Contemporary Art de Bucareste, Jubilé Art Cybernétique, Atelier Schöffer de Paris, Web Biennial de Istanbul, Festival for Video and New Media em Toronto, Fondazione Monte Verità, 291 Gallery em London, Museo Comunale di Arte Moderna de Ascona, Teatro Arsenale, de Milan, Istanbul Museum Turkye; Beaubourg – Georges Pompidou Cultural Center, Centre Culturel Canadien, JavaMuseum, Espace Culturel Bertin Poirée em Paris, Arco in Madrid, and Galleria Civica d’Arte Moderna of Torino, Italy, among many others.

- Joseph Beuys
o Metropolitan Museum of New York, Los Angeles Contemporary Art Museum, Guggenheim Museum of New York, Guggenheim Museum of Bilbao, New York Modern Art Museum – MOMA, Beaubourg – Georges Pompidou Cultural Center in Paris and Tate Gallery of London among many others.

- Maria Bonomi
o São Paulo Modern Art Museum – MASP, Contemporary Art Museum of São Paulo, Biennial of São Paulo, Biennial of Venice, National Museum of Praga and Biennial of Paris amon many others.

- Dove Bradshaw
o Metropolitan Museum of New York, Whitney Museum of New York, Modern Art Museum of New York – MOMA, and many others. Please, see the complete list in the extended bio of the artist in the end of this project.

- Bob Brill
o Art Gallery 55+, Turner Senior Resource Center, University of Michigan Taubman Center, Buckham Gallery, Holtzman Art Gallery, Smith Gallery, Lake Erie College, Minnesota National Print Biennial, Koussevitzky Art Gallery, Cooper Union of New York and many others.

- Irene Buarque
o Biennial of São Paulo, Biennial of Venice, Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Modern Art Museum of Rio de Janeiro, Biennial of Paris among many others.

- John Cage
o Metropolitan Museum of New York, Los Angeles Contemporary Art Museum, Guggenheim Museum of New York, Guggenheim Museum of Bilbao, Modern Art Museum of New York – MOMA, Beaubourg – Georges Pompidou Cultural Center in Paris, Tate Gallery of London among many others.

- Omar Galliani
o Triennial of Milan, Biennial of São Paulo, Galleria La Salita em Rome, Biennial of Venice, Biennial of Paris, Hayward Gallery of London, Modern Art Museum of Tokyo among many others.

- Alison Knowles
o Metropolitan Museum of New York, Whitney Museum of New York, Modern Art Museum of New York and many others.

- Maurício Nogueira Lima
o Modern Art Museum of São Paulo MASP, Contemporary Art Museum of São Paulo MAC, Biennial of Venice, Biennial of São Paulo, Helmhaus of Zurich, Modern Art Museum of Rio de Janeiro MAM, Autumn Salon of Paris, Modern Art Museum of São Paulo MAM, Cultural Center São Paulo among many others.

- Carlos Nogueira
o Biennial of Venice, Biennial of São Paulo, Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation and Serralves Foundation among many others.

- Tomie Ohtake
o Biennial of Venice, Biennial of São Paulo, Biennial of Paris, Modern Art Museum of São Paulo MASP, Modern Art Museum of New York MOMA, Modern Art Museum of Tokyo, e Contemporary Art Museum of São Paulo among many others.

- Emanuel Dimas de Melo Pimenta
o Modern Art Museum of Rovereto and Trento MART, Biennial of Venice, Biennial of São Paulo, Computer Art Museum of Seattle, Whitney Museum of New York, Triennial of Milan, Kunsthaus of Zurich, National Library of Paris, Contemporary Art Museum of Sarajevo ARS AEVI among others.

- Omar Ronda
o Biennial of Venice, Biennial of Paris, Contemporary Art Museum of Rovereto and Trento, Contemporary Art Museum of Tokyo and Los Angeles Contemporary Art Museum among others.

- Renzo Tieri
o Biennial de Venice and several museums in Italy.

- Roman Verostko
o Ernst Museum of Budapest, Computerkunst, Stadtische Galerie, SIGGRAPH; Computer Museum of Boston; The New York Digital Salon, ARTEC in Nagoya, Japan; Seoul International Computer Art Festival, Wright Museum and Loyola University, Chicago, among others.

- Merce Cunningham
o Metropolitan Museum of New York, Los Angeles Contemporary Art Museum, Guggenheim Museum of New York, Guggenheim Museum of Bilbao, Modern Art Museum of New York MOMA, Beaubourg – Georges Pompidou Cultural Center in Paris and Tate Gallery of London among many others.

- Francesco Mariotti
o Biennial of Venice, Biennial of São Paulo, Kunsthaus of Zurich, Los Angeles Contemporary Art Museum, Kassel Documenta and many others.

- Mario Botinelli Montandon
o Biennial of Venice, Biennial of Rome, Modern Art Museum of Rovereto e Trento, Biennial of Paris, and many other museums in Italy

- Regina Vater
o Modern Art Museum of Rio de Janeiro MAM, Biennial of São Paulo, Paulo Figueiredo Contemporary Art Gallery, Pinacoteca do Estado e Modern Art Museum of São Paulo MASP, Franklin Furnace, Americas Society, Clock Tower, PSI Museum, Museo del Barrio, Avant Garde Festival, Marina Urbach Gallery, Bronx Museum, Alternative Museum, Collective For the Living Cinema, Millenium of New York, Rosenwald Woulf Gallery (Philadelphia), Fisher Gallery (Los Angeles), Artist Book