Nazareth Pacheco, Dele (His), 2018, set of the artist’s deceased father’s original neurosurgical tools in bronze. The cutting-edge work of Nazareth Pacheco is on view at the newly-founded Galeria Kogan Amaro, in the Jardins neighborhood of São Paulo. Since the 1980s, long before the #MeToo movement, her conceptual sculptural pieces, usually in small and medium formats sometimes woven with razor blades, grapple with issues of the female body and her own congenital disorder. Produced during a five-year period, the “Registros/Records” comes with a well-detailed bilingual Portuguese-English book on the brave artist’s trajectory and an essay by psychoanalyst Miriam Chnaiderman. Above all, it is a striking personal portrayal of courage, endurance and redemption with a precise, almost surgical curatorship by the artist herself. Its compelling beauty unveils the grief from the loss of her parents and the medical interventions she underwent at the time. It is one of the best gallery shows so far this year in São Paulo for its poetic conciseness, emotional depth and breadth of esthetic concept.   Bilingual book on the work of Nazareth Pacheco, designed by Herbert Alluci, launched in the o...