My first Art Basel: Ernesto Neto by As told to Fernanda Brenner

My first Art Basel: Ernesto Neto

As told to Fernanda Brenner

The Brazilian artist on whispering sculptures and his first participation in the fair


Ernesto Neto, Three Stops for an Animal Architecture under Gravity, 2007. © Ernesto Neto. Courtesy of the artist and Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin, Paris, and London.
Ernesto Neto, Three Stops for an Animal Architecture under Gravity, 2007. © Ernesto Neto. Courtesy of the artist and Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin, Paris, and London.
Ernesto Neto, Three Stops for an Animal Architecture under Gravity, 2007. © Ernesto Neto. Courtesy of the artist and Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin, Paris, and London.
Installation view of a work by Ernesto Neto in Fortes D'Aloia & Gabriel's booth at Art Basel in Basel, 2018.
Installation view of a work by Ernesto Neto in Fortes D'Aloia & Gabriel's booth at Art Basel in Basel, 2018.
Installation view of a work by Ernesto Neto in Fortes D'Aloia & Gabriel's booth at Art Basel in Basel, 2018.
Ernesto Neto, A Gente se encontra aqui hoje, amanhã em outro lugar. Enquanto isso Deus é Deusa. Santa gravidade, 2003. Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary Collection, Vienna. Installation view of 'Ernesto Neto and the Huni Kuin: Aru Kuxpia | Sacret Secret', TBA21-Augarten, Vienna, 2015. Photo © Jens Ziehe.
Ernesto Neto, A Gente se encontra aqui hoje, amanhã em outro lugar. Enquanto isso Deus é Deusa. Santa gravidade, 2003. Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary Collection, Vienna. Installation view of 'Ernesto Neto and the Huni Kuin: Aru Kuxpia | Sacret Secret', TBA21-Augarten, Vienna, 2015. Photo © Jens Ziehe.
Ernesto Neto, A Gente se encontra aqui hoje, amanhã em outro lugar. Enquanto isso Deus é Deusa. Santa gravidade, 2003. Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary Collection, Vienna. Installation view of 'Ernesto Neto and the Huni Kuin: Aru Kuxpia | Sacret Secret', TBA21-Augarten, Vienna, 2015. Photo © Jens Ziehe.
Ernesto Neto, My Love Topology, 2007. © Ernesto Neto. Courtesy of the artist and Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin, Paris, and London.
Ernesto Neto, My Love Topology, 2007. © Ernesto Neto. Courtesy of the artist and Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin, Paris, and London.
Ernesto Neto, My Love Topology, 2007. © Ernesto Neto. Courtesy of the artist and Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin, Paris, and London.