Lucas Arruda (b. 1983, São Paulo, Brazil) lives and works in São Paulo.
His most recent solo exhibitions include Assum Preto, Mendes Wood DM, São Paulo (2021), Deserto-Modelo, Fridericianum, Kassel (2019); Lucas Arruda, David Zwirner, New York (2019); Neutral Corner, Mendes Wood DM, Brussels (2018); Days and Horizons – Lucas Arruda & On Kawara, Mendes Wood DM, New York (2017); Deserto-Modelo, Indipendenza, Rome (2016); Deserto-Modelo, Lulu, México DF (2015); Deserto-Modelo, Pivô, São Paulo (2015).
Additionally, his work has been included in institutional group exhibitions such as Seismic Movements, Dhaka Art Summit, Dhaka, 2020; Volcano Extravaganza 2019 – DEATH, Fiorucci Art Trust, Stromboli (2019); City Prince/sses), Palais de Tokyo, Paris (2019); Anozero – Bienal de Arte Contemporânea de Coimbra, Coimbra (2017); Soft Power. Arte Brasil, Kunsthal KAdE, Amersfoort (2016); New Shamans/Novos Xamãs: Brazilian Artists, Rubell Family Collection, Miami (2016); As if in a foreign country, Galerie Schwarzwälder, Vienna (2015);1ª Bienal Internacional de Asunción – Grito de Libertad, Asunción (2015); Deserto-Modelo, VeneKlasen Werner, Berlin (2014); Chambres à Part, Edition VIII, La Réserve Paris, Paris (2013); Here is Where We Jump, Museo del Barrio, New York (2013).
Lucas Arruda, Untitled (from the Deserto-Modelo series), 2020, Oil on canvas, 30 x 34 cm. Courtesy the artist and Mendes Wood DM, Sao Paolo/Brussels/New York