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Tools for Utopia: Selected Works from the Daros Latinamerica Collection @  Kunst Museum Bern, Suiza

Currently the Kunst Museum Bern based in Switzerland presents the exhibition Tools for Utopia: Selected works from the Daros Latinamerica Collection, which consists of a review of the artistic production made in countries such as Argentina, Uruguay and Brazil from the 1940s onwards, a time characterized by the development and exploration of abstract visual languages.

Although the pieces included in the show reveal the formal complexities in the work of an entire generation of artists and the technical innovation behind each project as well, the curatorship emphasizes the political implications that were experienced in each context, where the emergence of dictatorial governments pushed the creators to seek new ways of understanding art not as a mirror of reality but as the possibility of creating other points of view.

With a selection of more than 200 works by artists such as Carlos Cruz-Diez, Gego, Julio Le Parc and Jesús Rafael Soto, Tools for Utopia proposes a new reading on the contributions of geometric abstraction to the history of modern art, in order to propose reflections on the social changes related to his time and the current century.

The exhibition will be open to the public until March 21, 2021.