Michael Asbury

Dr Michael Asbury

Reader in Theory and History of Art
Camberwell, Chelsea, Wimbledon (CCW)
University of the Arts London

Telephone: 020 7514 6094 / 6218

Email: m.asbury@chelsea.arts.ac.uk

Expertise: Brazilian art modern and contemporary

About: I have written extensively on Brazilian art from the 1920s onwards, but particularly on the 1950s and 1960s, focusing on the Neo-Concrete movement and its repercussions in the work of artists such as Helio Oiticica, Lygia Clark and Lygia Pape. I have curated several exhibitions of living artists such as: Anna Maria Maiolino, Antonio Manuel, Cildo Meireles, Rosangela Renno, Detanico and Lain, amongst others Media links: I have been a guest on BBC Radio 3 Nightwaves, and have been mentioned in several newspapers in Brazil, such as the Estado de Sao Paulo, Jornal do Brasil, Revista Veja, amongst others.

Languages spoken (other than English): Portuguese (Brazilian); French; Spanish (basic)

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