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Gretta Sarfaty
Liives and works in London.
Also known as Gretta, Gretta Sarfaty Marchant, Gretta Sarfaty Grzywacz

Solo Exhibitions

2010 THROUGH A GLASS DARKLY. New Works with Art Performance - Sartorial Contemporary Art, London
2009 GRETTA'S PERMUTATIONS.Art Installation - Sartorial Contemporary Art, London
2008 GRETTA 'S PROGRESS. New Works - Leeds College of Art & Design. Curated by Harry Pye and Olly Beck, Leeds, UK (with catalogue)
2003 LIFE WORKS - 473 Broadway Gallery, New York, USA
2002 MYTH OF WOMANHOOD & YOUTH VERSUS GRAVITY - Sartorial Contemporary Art, London. Curated by Julia Weiner (with catalogue)
1999 THE WORLD OF HORSERACING -The National Horseracing Museum of Newmarket, UK (with catalogue)
1999 THE WORLD OF HORSERACING - Wolseley Fine Arts, London (with catalogue)
1997 REFLECTIONS OF A WOMAN - Wolseley Fine Arts, London (with catalogue)
1993 BODY WORKS. Photos and Art Performance - Foster Goldstrom Gallery, New York (with catalogue)
1993 BODY WORKS - Jansen-Perez Gallery, Los Angeles (with catalogue)
1993 BODY WORKS - Jamsen-Perez Gallery, San Antonio, Texas ( with catalogue)
1993 SOHO SCENES - Escritório de Arte Renato Magalhaes Gouveia, Sao Paulo (with catalogue)
1988 BODY WORKS & EVOCATIVE REINCARNATIONS Keith Green Gallery, New York (with catalogue)
1988 EUROPA FRANCA & BAHIA - Museu da Imagem e do Som and at the Museu Paco das Artes, Sao Paulo, Brazil. Gretta's 25 years of works. Ssponsored by Bete Mendes, ....... .Secretaria de Estado da Cultura. Curated.by Gretta Sarfaty and Willoughby Sharp, Sao Paulo (with catalogue)
1986 BODY WORKS - Galeria Sao Marcos, Brasília , Brazil1984 TRUMP TOWER - inaugural Exhibition - Amazoni Gallery, New York
1984 TRUMP TOWER - inaugural Exhibition - Amazoni Gallery, New York
1983 SELF PORTRAIT OF BRAZIL - Museu de Arte de São Paulo (with book)
1983 SELF PORTRAIT OF BRAZIL - Museu Nacional de Belas Artes, Rio de Janeiro (with book)
1983 EVOCATIVE RECOLLECTIONS - Galeria A. Niemeyer, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (with book)
1981 EVOCATIVE RECOLLECTIONS - Galleria Multimedia, Brescia, Italy (with book)
1981 EVOCATIVE RECOLLECTIONS - Centro de Arte Euro-Americano, Caracas
1981 EVOCATIVE RECOLLECTIONS - Galerie B14, Stugart, Germany
1981 EVOCATIVE RECOLLECTIONS - Galeria Singular, Porto Alegre, Brazil
1980 EVOCATIVE RECOLLECTIONS AND TRANSFORMATIONS SERIES - Internationaal Cultureel Centrum, Antewerp , Belgium (with catalogue)
1980 EVOCATIVE RECOLLECTIONS Galleria La Filanda, Veranno, Brianza, Italy (with catalogue)
1980 EVOCATIVE RECOLLECTIONS - Galeria de Arte Parnaso, Brasilia, Brasil (with catalogue)
1980 EVOCATIVE RECOLLECTIONS - MAC - Museu de Arte Contemporanea, São Paulo, Brasil (with catalogue)
........TRANSFORMATIONS - Galleria Arte Verso, Genova , Italy
1980 TRANSFORMATIONS - Galeria A. Niemeyer, Rio de Janeiro , Brazil
1984 TRUMP TOWER INAUGURAL EXHIBITION - Amazoni Gallery, New York, USA
1979 EVOCATIVE RECOLLECTIONS (Art Performances) - Centre Georges Pompidou (Beaubourg), Paris, France (with catalogue)
1979 EVOCATIVE RECOLLECTIONS (Art Performances) - Pallazzo di Diamanti di Ferrara , Italy (with catalogue)
1979 TRANSFORMATIONS - Galleria Diagramma, Milano, Italy
1979 TRANSFORMATIONS - Galerie Papala, Karlsruhe, Germany
1979 TRANSFORMATIONS - Galeria Andre Sigaud, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
1978 TRANSFORMATIONS - Galeria Bonfiglioli, São Paulo, Brazil (with catalogue)
1976 METAMORPHOSIS - Galeria de Arte Global, São Paulo, Brazil
1974 METAMORPHOSIS - Petite Galerie, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
1973 METAMORPHOSIS - Galeria Documenta, São Paulo, Brazil (with catalogue)

Selected Group Exhibitions


2010 BAD GIRLS: GOOD GIRLS GO TO HEAVEN, BAD GIRLS GO EVERYWHERE - UnimediaModern Contemporary Art , Genova, Italy
.........ARTES PLASTICAS E VISUAIS - Prefeitura de Sao Paulo, Brazil
2008 AGAIN AND AGAIN with Gretta Sarfaty and Mister Solo - East London College of Art, London
2008 BLACK HISTORY MONTH - Lewisham Library. Curated by Harry Pye, London
2007 NOTTING HEAVEN - Sartorial Contemporary Art. Curated by Jasper Joffe, London
2007 THE THURSTON REVIVAL - Sartorial Art in association with 'The Record of the Day', London
2007 ARTISTIC VANDALS Part II - Sartorial Contemporary Art. Curated by James Jessop, London
2006 BODYNOBODY - Galleria Luciano Inga-Pin, Milamo, Italy
........OBSESSION - Sartorial Contemporary Art. Curated by Robin Mason, London
2006 ARTISTIC VANDALS Part I - Sartorial Contemporary Art & Nomoregrey. Curated by James Jessop and Gretta Sarfaty
2006 LONDON BIENNALE IN ARCADIA. Curated by Jill Rock , London
2006 HALF LIFE - Sartorial Contemporary Art at Fieldgate Gallery, East London
2006 PEOPLE LIKE US - Sartorial Contemporary Art at 'nomoregrey'. Plus publication with an essay by Harry Pye. Curated by Gretta Sarfaty
....... with Jasper Joffe, London
2005 THE OH HOUSE & NIGHT ON EARTH - The Oxford House. Curated by Harry Pye, London
2005 ART IN MIND - La Viande Gallery, London
2005 SOULMATES - Sartorial Contemporary Art. Gretta Sarfaty, Hugh Mendes and Stella Vine
2000 Galerie Laurent Herschtritt, Paris
1997 Connaught Brown Gallery, London
1987 SUMMER SOLSTICE '87 - THE MARRIAGE. Art Performance with Gretta Sarfaty & Willoughby Sharp. Including a WNYC-TV special by
....... Charlie.Morrow with John Cage, Melissa Fenley, Philip Glass, Butch Morris, New York, USA
1987 BIENAL INTERNATIONAL DE PINTURA 87 - Museo de Arte Moderna, Cuenca, Equador
1987 BIENAL DEL AUTO-RETRATO - lnstituto Cultural Domeq , Mexico
1981 INTERNATIONAL TRIENNAL OF DRAWINGS - Warsaw , Poland
1980 ESPACES LIBRES - Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, France
1980 MULTIMEDIA INTERNATIONAL, USP - Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil
1980 TRIENAL LATINO AMERICANO DE GRABADO - Centro de Arte y Comunicacion, Buenos Aires
1979 29ème SALON JEUNE PEINTURE - Musée du Palais du Luxembourg, Paris, France
1977 BIENAL NATIONAL DE ARTE SAO PAULO, Brazil
1977 SALON DE MAI, Paris, France
1977 IV ENCONTRO INTERNAC IONA L DE ARTE, Portugal
1975 XII BIENAL INTERNATIONAL, São Paulo, Brazil (with catalogue)
1975 VI SALAO PAULISTA de Arte Contemporanea, São Paulo, Brazil

Special Projects

2010 THROUGH A GLASS DARKLY. Art Performance and film DVD by Gordon Beswick - Sartorial Contemporary Art, London
2010 GRETTA'S PROGRESS I, II, III. Art Installation with DVD. Film by Gordon Beswick featuring Gretta's life as an artist since the 80s -
....... Sartorial Contemporary Art, London
2008 WOMEN OF THE WORLD. Art Performance & DVD directed by Harry Pye filmed by Gordon Beswick for Harry Pye's solo exhibition at
....... Thomas.Cohn Gallery, Sao Paulo
2008 PARALLELE UNIVERSE by Gretta with Mikey Georseson, Leeds College of Art and Design, Leeds, UK
2008 WOMEN OF THE WORLD. Art Performance DVD directed by Harry Pye, film by Gordon Beswick - Sartorial Contemporary Art, London
2003 LIFE WORKS. Art Performance and DVD "MYTH", presented at the occasion of Gretta's solo exhibition, 473 Broadway Gallery, New York ,
1992 THE PORTRAIT. Film directed by Arthur Penn, starring Gregory Peck and Lauren Baccall. The story was based on Gretta's life using
....... her paintings and replicating her Soho studio loft in New York for the film sets.
1987 SUMMER SOLSTICE '87. Art Performance "THE MARRIAGE" with Gretta Sarfaty and Willoughby Sharp WNYC-TV special by Charlie
....... Morrow with: John Cage, Melissa Fenley, Philip Glass, Butch Morris, NY
1985 LA MAJA IN GOYA TIME. Art Opera - Inter-Disciplinary Multi Media Event with 100 artists. Curated by Gretta Sarfaty, Sandro Dernini and
....... Butch.Morris, script story by Gretta Sarfaty - ?Quando' church and car park at the Lower East Side, New York
1976 AUTO -PHOTO: TRANSFORMACOES E DIARIO DE UMA MULHER. Video special produced by Globo broadcast TV, Brazil

Articles & Publications

2010 ROSSANA DI FAZIO and MARGUERITA MARCHESELLI - ENCICLOPEDIA DELLE DONNE - March, Italy
2009 THE LEEDS GUIDE - ART IN PROGRESS, Gretta's work in Leeds College of Art & Design, Leeds, London
2009 PLUSH ART - ART IN PROGRESS, Gretta's work in Leeds College of Art & Design, Leeds, London
2007 PLEXUS CLACK BOX. Book published by Sandro Dernini (pages 68 - 70), Italy
2007 GEOFF COWART - LONDON INFORMER, "SPRAYCAN ART MAKES ITSELF AT HOME IN THE HIGH ART WORLD", London
2006 MATTHEW COLLINGS - MODERN PAINTERS, "WATER" - June Issue, London
2006 HARRY PYE - THE REBEL MAGAZINE, April Issue, London
2003 SIMON THOMAS - GALLERIES MAGAZINE "Artists' Film", "EDGE" June 1 issue 242, London 003
2002 THE TIMES - "Critics Choice", " WOMANHOOD AND YOUTH" - May 17, London
2002 JULIA WEINER. Essay published for Gretta's catalogue "MYTH OF WOMANHOOD & YOUTH VERSUS GRAVITY", Sartorial Contemporary Art,
2000 FABIO CYPRIANO - FOLHA DE SAO PAULO, "ART WITHOUT LIMITS"- June 26, Brazil
1999 GILLO DORFLES - DAL CONCETTUALE AL POSTMODERNO, Giangiccomo Feltrinelli Editore Milano (page 164), Settembre, Italy
1999 HILLARY BRACEGIRDE. Essay published for Gretta's catalogue "THE WORLD OF HORSERACING", The National Horseracing Museum
....... of Newmarket, UK
1997 THE ART NEWSPAPER, "GRETTA SARFATY AT WORSELEY FINE ARTS" - December Issue No 76, London
1997 JULIA WEINER - JEWISH CHRONICLE, "BODY WORK" - December Issue, London
1997 HANNEKE VAN DER WERF. Essay published for Gretta's catalogue "REFLECTIONS OF A WOMAN", Worseley Fine Arts, London
1993 BERTA SICHEL. Essay published for Gretta's catalogue "BODY WORKS" at and Jansen - Perez Gallery, Texas and Foster Gloldsrom Gallery, ........New York, USA
1988 JACOB KLINTOWITZ - JORNAL DA TARDE - March 14, São Paulo, Brazil
1988 RADHA ABRAMO - DIÁRIO POPULAR, ?Arte e Cultura', "GRETTA'S CHAOS", March 23, Sao Paulo
1988 MARINETE VELOSO - FOLHA DE SÃO PAULO, Brazil, "Informática", " NEW ART LANGUAGE USES COMPUTERS" - March 16, Sao Paulo,
1988 JACOB KLINTOWITZ - JORNAL DA TARDE " A JOURNEY THROUGH GRETTA SARFATY'S EGO" - March 14, Sao Paulo, Brazil
1986 LEONARD HOROWITZ? THE VILLAGE VOICE, "LA MAJA - GOYA TIME" - March Issue, New York
1983 SELF PORTRAIT OF BRAZIL. Book in 3 languages published on the occasion of Gretta's exhibition, MASP- Museu de Arte de São Paulo ,
1980 WI LSON COUTINHO - JORNAL DO BRASIL, "FEMINISTS IMAGES" - September 12, Rio de Janeiro
1979 ROBERTO PONTUAL - JORNAL DO BRASIL, "PHOTOGRAPHIC DIVERSITY" - November Issue, Rio de Janeiro
1979 CLÁUDIO WILLER, "GRETTA / EVOCATIVE RECOLLECTIONS", October Issue, Brazil
1979 GILLO DORFLES. Essay published for Gretta's catalogue "EVOCATIVE RECOLLECTIONS", Galleria Diagramma, Verano, Brianza, Italy
1979 FREDERICO DE MORAIS - O GLOBO, "THE EVOCATIVE REMINISCENCES OF GRETTA" - October 29, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
1979 GIORGIO VERZOTTI - G7 STUDIO, "GRETTA / GALLERIA DIAGRAMMA" - April, Italy
1979 GERMANO BERINGHELI - IL LAVORO - April 18, Genova, Italy
1978 HUGO AULLER - CORREIO BRAZILIENSE - August 12, Brasilia , Brazil
1976 LISETTA LEVI. Essay published for Gretta's catalogue "METAMORPHOSIS", Galeria Arte Global, Sao Paulo, Brazil
1976 OLNEY KRUSE - O DESTAQUE ART'S, "GRETTA: BOOMED INCREDIBLY FAST TO PSYCHOPHOTO OR PSYCHOPAINTING" - February,
....... São Paulo , Brazil
1976 EGÍDIO ÁLVARO - ARTES MAGAZINE, "GRETTA" - January, Sao Paulo, Brazil
1975 EGÍDIO ÁLVARO - ARTES PLÁSTICAS, "GRETTA", Portugal
1974 OLÍVIO TAVARES DE ARAÚJO. Essay published for Gretta's catalogue "METAMORPHOSIS ", Petite Galerie, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Selected Public & Private Collections

Alex Periscinoto, São Paulo / Alice & Samuel Salfatis, São Paulo / Ann & Howard Richenberg, UK/ Anna Maria Niemeyer, Rio de Janeiro/ Banco Bonfiglioli Estate, São Paulo/ Becheroni Estate, São Paulo, Milano/ Berta Sichel, USA/ Billy Manis (USA)/ Bonnie & Randi Katzenstem USA / -Centro de Arte y Comunicacion, Buenos Aires/ Centre Culturel de Villeparisis, Paris/ Centre Georges Pompidou 'Beaubourg', Paris/ Charlotte & Adam Van Doren, USA/ Chella & Moises Safra, Brasil/ Cindy & Eduardo Cohen/ Claudio Willer, São Paulo/ Danielle & Henry Charbit, UK/ Danny Block Estate, Paris/ Egidio Alvaro, Portugal/ Elaine - Korn Associates Ltd, USA/ Elisabeth & Mickael Stone, UK/ Emily & Kenneth Offit, New York/ Emma & Bruce Marchant, London/ Eric Sorto, London/ Esther & Carlito Dayan, São Paulo/ Euro-American Art Center, Caracas/ Fortuna & Milton Maltz , UK/ Franco Terranova, Rio de Janeiro/ Frida & Jerry Katzenstein, USA/ Galeria Anna Maria Niemeyer, Rio de Janeiro/ Galleria La Filanda, Veranno - Brianza, Milano/ Giancarlo Politti, Milan / Gillo Dorfles Estate, Italy / GloboTV - Brazilian Broadcasting Corp./ Harry Pye, London, UK/ Henry Maksoud, São Paulo/ ICC - International Cultureel Centrum, Antwerpen/ Itau Bank, São Paulo/ Ivaldo Granato São Paulo/ James Jessop, UK/ Jasper Joffe, UK/ Jerelle Kraus - New York Times/ Jill Rock, UK/ Joan and Joel Danziger, USA/ Joao Gruber, São Paulo/ José Alcantara Machado Estate, Brazil/ Joseph Towne, USA/ Joyce Cavalcante, São Paulo/ Karen & Helio Sarfaty, São Paulo/ Keith Green Estate, USA/ Keith Green Estate, USA/ Kenny Wance, New York/ Laura & Stuart Marchant, UK/ Leonard Horowitz, New York/ Lily Safra, UK/ Linda & Jeoffrey Stellman, UK/ Liseta Levy, São Paulo/ Lorry Karlin, NYC/ Lubavitch Chabad, São Paulo/ Lubavitcher Foundation, Brazil/ lvo Pitanguy, Rio de Janeiro/ MAC - Museu de Arte Contemporanea, São Paulo/ Maison de Ia Culture du Havre, France/ Malka Vainboin, Sao Paulo/ MAM - Museo de Arte Moderna, Buenos Aires/ MAM - Museo de Arte Moderna, Cuenca, Ecuador/ Marie & Ezi Nahmad, London / Mario Gruber, São Paulo/ Martin Lea Brown, UK/ MASP - Museu de Arte de São Paulo/ Mattew Collings, UK/ Michelle & Jacob Safra, USA/ MIS - Museu da Imagem e do Som, São Paulo/ MNBA - Museu Nacional de Belas Artes, São Paulo/ Monique Goldstrom Estate, New York/ Mr & Mrs. Eduardo Cohen, Miami/ Musee d'Art Moderne de La Ville de Paris/ Musee du Palais du Luxembourg, Paris/ Museu da Imagem e do Som, Sao Paulo/ Museu da Pinacoteca do Estado de São Paulo/ Museu de Paco das Artes, São Paulo/ Natalie & lan Livingstone, UK/ New York Hospital, Department of Psychiatry, USA/ Olney Kruse, São Paulo/ Paco das Artes, Sao Paulo/ Palazzo dei Diamanti, Ferrara, Italy/ Patterson Museum, New Jersey, USA/ Paula & Bill Frosch, New York/ Petite Galerie, Rio de Janeiro/ Pinacoteca do Estado de São Paulo/ Prof. Bardi Estate, São Paulo/ Pupi and Nissim Hara, São Paulo/ Renato Magalhaes Gouveia, Sao Paulo/ Reneé and Isaac Salem, UK/ Republic National Bank of New York/ Ricky & Rafael Dayan, São Paulo/ Robert Rosenberg Estate, New York/ S.J. Phillips, London, UK/Sabina & Saul Libman, São Paulo/ Safra Bank, São Paulo/ Safra National Bank of New York/ Sandro Dernini, Italy/ Seymour Siegel, USA/ Simon Jacobson, USA/ Stuttgart Public Library/ The Chelsea Hotel, New York/ The Meaningful Life Centre, Brooklyn, USA/ USP - Universidade de São Paulo/ Varig, Brazilian Airlines, Brazil/ Vasp, Brazilian Airlines, Brazil/ Vicky & Joseph Safra, Sao Paulo/ Vivian & Kiko Metta, São Paulo/ Willoughby Sharp, New York / Worseley Fine Arts, UK


Selected Curated Exhibitions

2008 BURNING CANDY - Cyclops, Sweet Toof and Tek33. Leeds College of Art & Design, Leeds, UK
2008 BURNING CANDY - Cyclops, Sweet Toof and Tek33. Sartorial Contemporary Art, London, UK
2008 ODE TO SARTORIAL, Sartorial Contemporary Art, London, UK
2006 ARTISTIC VANDALS Part II, Sartorial Contemporary Art', London, UK
........ ARTISTIC VANDALS Part I, 'nomoregrey', East London, UK
2006 HALF LIFE - Fieldgate Gallery, East London
2006 PEOPLE LIKE US - Sarah Dwyer, Rose Gibbs, James Jessop, Jasper Joffe, Peter Lamb, Gretta Sarfaty, Gavin Nolan, Harry Pye,
....... Martin Sexton and Stella Vine, at 'nomoregrey', East London, UK egr......
2005 SOULMATES: Gretta Sarfaty, Hugh Mendes and Stella Vine, Sartorial Contemporary Art, London, UK
1985 LA MAJA IN GOYA TIME - PLEXUS ART OPERA - 'Quando' (Church and Backyard), New York, USA
1983 SELF PORTRAIT OF BRAZIL by Gretta Sarfaty. Book in 3 languages, sponsored by the Brazilian Government. Museu de Arte Moderna
....... de Sao Paulo, Brazil
1983 SELF PORTRAIT OF BRAZIL by Gretta Sarfaty. Book in 3 languages, sponsored by the Brazilian Government. Museu de Belas Artes do
....... Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
1985 LA MAJA IN GOYA TIME - Art Opera Multi-Media Event with 100 artist - ?Quando' (Church and Courtyard), New York, USA

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