In 1960 the São Paulo Museum of Modern Art inaugurated the exhibition “Contribuição da mulher às artes plásticas no país”. This was the first female collective exhibition of a large scale to happen in Brazil. However, although it happened in a prestigious institution and it gathered renowned artists, this exhibition did not get extensive press coverage and it did not inspire similar initiatives during the decade. This article proposes a reflection on this silence and on the resistance of Brazilian artistic circles to treating women artists as a collective, which could explain the late impact of feminism in this field.
Cerchiaro, Marina Mazze; ana paula simioni; and Talita Trizoli Ms. "The exhibition “Contribuição da mulher às artes plásticas no país" and the silence of Brazilian art criticism." Artl@s Bulletin 8, no. 1 (2019): Article 14.