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Remembering the Fragile Unity of Brazilian artist Antonio Dias (1944–2018) Related Press Remembering the Fragile Unity of Brazilian artist Antonio Dias (1944–2018) 18 August 2018, Frieze

On 1 August, Brazilian artist Antonio Dias lost a long battle to cancer at the age of 74. Beginning in the 1960s, the artist produced a vast body of work that, in formal and conceptual terms, stood in stark contrast to the sunny output of the previous decade.

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ANTONIO DIAS (1944–2018) Related Press ANTONIO DIAS (1944–2018) 9 August 2018, Artforum

THE MORNING AFTER the opening of Antonio Dias's 2009 retrospective at Daros, Zurich, the news broke that a fire in Rio had consumed the vast majority of Hélio Oiticica's work.

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Antonio Dias, Brazilian Artist Who Poked the Generals, Dies at 74 Related Press Antonio Dias, Brazilian Artist Who Poked the Generals, Dies at 74 6 August 2018, The New York Times

Antonio Dias, a Brazilian artist whose early, hot-coloured paintings needled his country’s military dictatorship, and who later turned to subtly political conceptual art while in self-imposed European exile, died on Aug. 1 in Rio de Janeiro. He was 74.

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When the World Went Pop Related Press When the World Went Pop 11 April 2015, The New York Times

For art lovers, and certainly for the collectors now paying tens of millions of dollars per painting at auction, Pop art and its trademark images — Marilyns, Ben-Day dots, Coca-Cola bottles, lipsticked lips — have become 20th century classicism, as canonical as Cubism and as appealing as candy.  But for many artists working...

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