Serpentine Gallery in London presents Brazilian artist Lygia Pape’s ‘Magnetized Space’

LONDON.- Lygia Pape (1927–2004) was a leading Brazilian artist whose work brought together daring experimentation and formal rigour. Magnetized Space is the first major exhibition of Pape’s work to be presented in the UK. The exhibition brings together well-known and previously unseen works, spanning sculpture, performance, paintings, films, poems, engravings and collages. Pape was a founding member of the Neo Concrete movement, which was dedicated to the inclusion of art into everyday life. Pape’s early work developed out of an interest in European abstraction. However, she and her contemporaries went beyond simply adopting an international style, and started to draw on their own local situation. Neo Concretism is often seen as the