SP-Arte 2013

Isa Genzken, U.S. Boots, 2004, wood, aluminium, further mixed media, 211 x 70 x 75 cm. © the artist. Courtesy neugerriemschneider, Berlin. Photo: Jens Ziehe, Berlin Julião Sarmento, Silverlake Yellow Neutra, 2011, mixed media, 195 x 185 x 6 cm. Courtesy Galeria Fortes Vilaça, São Paulo Matthew Monahan, Pluto, 2013, 82 x 51 x 3 cm, oil on paper, gold leaf. © Matthew Monahan. Courtesy Kaikai Kiki, Tokyo Rodrigo Cass, Initiation à la Révolution, 2013, nails and concrete on paper and wood, 59 x 43,5 cm Photo: Cortesia Courtesy Galeria Fortes Vilaça, São Paulo Tunga, La Mouche, 2007, mixed media, 358 X 336 X 252 cm. Courtesy Mendes Wood, São Paulo Philippe Decrauzat, Untitled Madrid 1, 2013, 180 x 145 cm. Courtesy Parra & Romero, Madrid Mario Testino, Streaker Rio de Janeiro, 2007, lightjet digital c-print,135 x 180 cm. Courtesy Yvon Lambert, Paris Frank Thiel, Stadt 12-87 (Berlin), 2007, chromogenic print, 135 x 100 cm. Courtesy Galeria Leme, São Paul

As Brazil’s art scene hits some sort of commercial maturity – with European and North American galleries eager to get in on the action – SP-Arte, has comfortably gone up a league in international art fair hierarchy. Joining the plethora of galleries from São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro – including Fortes Vilaça, Laura Marsiaj, Leme, Mendes Wood, Nara Roesler and Vermelho – are the big boys and girls from out of town – White Cube, David Zwirner and Yvon Lambert among them. In this slideshow we pick some are favourite works on show.