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Lila de Magalhaes

Lila de Magalhaes (b. 1986, Rio de Janiero) lives and works in Los Angeles. She received her MFA from the University of Southern California in 2013 and a BA from Glasgow School of Art in 2008.

Her recent solo and two-person exhibitions include Palace of Errors, Deli Gallery, NY; Soup of the Night, Matthew Brown, LA; Cupid of Chaos, Ghebaly Gallery, LA; A Soft Flea, Mutt. R, LA; Remote Control, Abode, LA; Exhibition (10), SPF15, San Diego; and Motorfruit, Blood Gallery, NY. She has appeared as well in numerous group exhibitions, including Porch Gallery, Ojai; Company Gallery, NY; Freedman Fitzpatrick, LA; François Ghebaly, LA; ltd los angeles, LA; Steve Turner, LA, PANE Project, Milan; Julius Caesar, Chicago; and 356 Mission, LA.

Lila de Magalhaes Interior (The wonders of epsom salt), 2022 Glazed ceramic 9 ½ × 10 ¾ × 1 ½ inches (24.13 × 27.31 × 3.81 cm)
Lila de Magalhaes Ride Home, 2022 Dyed fabric, chalk pastel, and thread 43 × 35 × 1 inches (109.22 × 88.90 × 2.54 cm)
Lila de Magalhaes Lunch Date, 2022 Dyed fabric, chalk pastel, and thread 62 × 49 × 1 inches (157.48 × 124.46 × 2.54 cm)
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  1. […] Lila de Magalhaes joined us to talk about her show, Involuntary Earthling, which ran from January 6 – February 18 at Deli. While the title carries a heaviness, indicating that we do not ask to be born and find ourselves here fighting it out, it also rings true for de Magalhaes. For her, there is a sense of trying to find a sense of home as we move through our involuntary time on the planet and a nod to the absurdity of our location in the cosmos. To hear more about this mixed media exhibition, listen to the complete interview. […]


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