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Ernesto Neto | Artistas | Guggenheim Bilbao Museoa
1964

Born Ernesto Saboia de Albuquerque Neto in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, where he now lives and works.

1988

First solo exhibition held at Petite Galerie, Rio de Janeiro.

Produces his first Colônias, groups of sculptures made of polmymide stockings filled with lead spheres.

1990

Awarded the Prêmio Brasília de Artes Plásticas.

1992

Exhibits at the Museu de Arte Moderna de São Paulo.

1994-1997

Studies at Escola de Artes Visuais do Parque Lage and at the Museu de Arte Moderna in Rio de Janeiro.

1995

First solo exhibitions outside Brazil.

Participates in the Gwangju Biennale in South Korea.

1996

Begins to include the element of smell in his sculptures, filling translucent fabrics with colorful aromatic spices.

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