Lucas Simões: Luscofusco

Opening: Saturday, Jun 3, 2023 5 – 7:30 pm
Saturday, Jun 3 – Aug 19, 2023

1612 W. Chicago Ave
Chicago, IL 60622

PATRON is proud to present Luscofusco, the gallery’s third exhibition of Lucas Simões's work. Luscofusco premiers a series of recent sculptural works with site-specific interventions into the gallery's architecture.

LUCAS SIMÕES (b. 1980, Catanduva, Brazil) currently lives and works in São Paulo, Brazil. He graduated from the Poyltechnic University of Milan, Milan, IT and received a bachelor’s degree in Architecture and Urbanism from PUC-Campinas, Campinas, BR.

Select solo exhibitions include Luscofusco (2023), PATRON, Chicago, IL; OTIUMmuitoOTIUM (2022), Casa Triângulo, São Paulo, Brazil; Repique (2021), public art project for Salão Luiz Sacilotto, Santo André, Brazil; Durmientes (2021), Galeria Pelaires, Palma de Mallorca, Spain; Drawing Tense (2021), Blouin|Division, Montreal, Canada; Awaiting Masses (2019), PATRON Projects | New York, New York, NY; Perpetual instability (2017) curated by Sofía Mariscal, Iniciativa Curatorial Marso, Mexico City, Mexico. Select group exhibitions include: Bodies of Desire (2021) curated by Tiago Abre Pinto, Montoro 12 Gallery, Brussels, Belgium; Acervo Rotativo (2021) curated by Laerte Ramos, Ofina Mário de Andrade, São Paulo, Brazil; Antologia de Arte e Arquitetura (2020) ,Galpão Fortes D’Aloia e Gabriel, São Paulo, Brazil; Experimentando Le Corbusier – Interpretações Contemporâneas do Modernismo (2019) curated by Pierre Colnet and Hadrien Lelong, Museu Oscar Niemeyer, Curitiba, Brazil; Building Material: Process And Form In Brazilian Art (2018), Hauser and Wirth Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA.

His work is included in the public collections of Blanton Museum of Art, Austin, TX, Museu de Arte Contemporânea - USP, São Paulo, Brazil; Museu de Arte do Rio, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Co leção Itaú de Fotografia Brasileira, São Paulo, Brazil; Instituto Figueiredo Ferraz, Ribeirão Preto, Brazil.

Image: LUCAS SIMÕES, Megabyxos, 2023, Carbon steel and pigmented concrete, 71 1/2" x 44" x 6 1/2" | 181.6 x 111.7 x 16.5 cm