ernesto neto (13 articles)

ernesto neto is a brazilian contemporary visual artist known for creating installations and sculptures out of stocking-like material and nets that he fills with various objects like spices, sand and shells. drawing from biomorphism, minimalist sculpture, neo-concretism and other brazilian vanguard movements of the 1960s & 70s, the artist both references and incorporates organic shapes and materials that engage all five senses, producing a new type of perception that renegotiates boundaries between artwork and viewer.