Arte e Poder

Pollyana Campos Quintella

Pollyana Campos Quintella

Pollyana Quintella (Rio de Janeiro, 1992) is a Ph.D. candidate at the Rio de Janeiro State University (UERJ) and a curator at Pinacoteca do Estado de São Paulo since 2022. She holds a master’s degree in Art History from UERJ (2018) – with a research about the work of Mário Pedrosa, focusing on the projects idealized by the critic for MAM-Rio in the late 1970s – and graduated with a degree in Art History from Rio de Janeiro Federal University – UFRJ (2015). As a curator, she held exhibitions such as FARSA – Language, Fracture, Fiction: Brasil-Portugal (SESC Pompeia, 2020-2021), Flávio de Carvalho Experimental (SESC Pompeia, 2022-2023) and Lenora de Barros: Minha Língua (Pinacoteca, 2022-2023). She was also a collaborator in research and curatorship at the Museu de Arte do Rio (MAR) between 2018 and 2021. In recent years, he has written for various periodicals such as Jornal Folha de São Paulo, Jornal O Globo, Revista ZUM, Revista Select, Revista Continente, Revista ArteBrasileiros!, among others, with an emphasis on the relationship between contemporary art, visual culture, and politics. She is currently researching art criticism performances in the 21st century and the relationship between crisis, criticism, and public space.

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