Lisbon, Portugal, 1966
In 1995, together with José Pedro Croft and Pedro Cabrita Reis, he represented Portugal at the 46th Venice Biennale, and did the same in 2004 at the 26th São Paulo Biennale with a joint project with Vera Mantero. In 2013, he was one of several international artists invited to exhibit at the Pavilion of the Republic of Cuba at the 55th Venice Biennale. He has held solo exhibitions in galleries and museums throughout Portugal and in several countries abroad, and his work is represented in various institutional and private collections. His works are on permanent display in public spaces in several countries. In 2011, he held a solo exhibition at the Sassi di Matera in Italy. In 2018, he exhibited large sculptures in various public spaces in the city of Bamberg, Germany. In the same year he held an exhibition ‘in dialogue’ with Alberto Giacometti at the Fondation Gulbenkian in Paris. In 2020, he made a permanent sculpture in the garden of the Fondazione Centro Giacometti in Stampa, Switzerland. In 2022, he held an exhibition with Pedro Costa and Paulo Nozolino at the Centre Pompidou in Paris, and a solo exhibition at the Museu de Arte Contemporânea de Serralves in Porto. In 2004, he received the Robert-Jacobsen Sculpture Prize from the Stiftung Würth in Germany. In 2015, he received the Pessoa Prize, awarded by the Expresso newspaper. In 2021, he received the International Association of Art Critics Award.
Enquanto eu Vivia
Burning in A forbidden Sea
Desenho da série “Nie Wieder”, n.º 13
Desenho da série “Nie Wieder”, n.º 2
Cisne IV (última carta: morre comigo)
Desenho da série “Nie Wieder”, n.º 15
A Manhã VII
Desenho da série “Nie Wieder”, n.º 5
A Manhã VI
Desenho da série “Nie Wieder”, n.º 25
Essa Dócil Mortalidade
A Manhã I
Desenho da série “Nie Wieder”, n.º 21
Durante o Sono
Würzburg Bolton Landing I
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