Brazilian artist Adriana Varejao is collected by Tate Modern, the Guggenheim and MoCA, and has also exhibited at some of the world's most respected galleries, including MoMa, Victoria Miro and Fondation Cartier.
is one of the three women who top the sale price records in Brazilian art auctions.
Earlier this month her
work was included in the Spotlight exhibition at Frieze Masters, this year's new section of Frieze art fair.
sculptures and installations look at identity issues - those of race, gender, and politics - in the Post-Colonial and Feminist traditions that defined the later 20th century.
contemporaries in Spotlight address similar concerns, suggesting that the art world is at last ready to consider these important female voices on a par with their male counterparts.