Romero Britto

Born in: 1963

Brazil

Biography

Romero Britto was born in 1963 in Recife, Brazil and today he lives and works in Miami today. He comes from a modest family who had nine children. However, his innate creativity allowed Britto to fill his life with images of a bigger and more beautiful world beyond his own. Self-taught at an early age, he painted what he saw and what he imagined on surfaces such as newspapers, cardboard or any scraps that he could find.

In 1983, Britto traveled to Paris where he was introduced to the works of Matisse and Picasso. After exhibiting in a few galleries and private shows, Britto was encouraged to travel to the United States where Pop Art was flourishing. Britto moved to Miami and set up a studio open to the public. With an unshakable resolve and belief in his art, Britto spent the next few years exhibiting and attracting the attention of many. In 1988, he was selected alongside Andy Warhol and Keith Haring for Absolut Vodka's "Absolut Art" campaign. He combined influences from cubism with pop to create an iconic style that The New York Times described "exudes warmth, optimism and love".

His work has been exhibited in galleries and museums in over 100 countries, including the Salon de la Société Nationale des Beaux Arts exhibition at the Carrousel du Louvre in 2008 and 2010. As well, in December 2013, Maria Elena and Carlos Slim Domit invited Britto to be the first living artist to exhibit at Museo Soumaya.

Romero Britto is an artistic activist for charitable organizations worldwide and most of all an artist who believes "art is too important not to share". A firm believer in the role of an artist as an agent of positive change, Romero Britto is committed to developing and supporting the powerful role art plays in world issues.

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Romero Britto, Marylin, Print

Romero Britto

Marylin, 2010
98 x 98 x 5 cm
Print

2 800 €

Romero Britto, From Eden, Sculpture

Romero Britto

From Eden, 2006
48 x 46 x 38 cm
Sculpture

15 500 €

Romero Britto, Cheek to Cheek, Sculpture

Romero Britto

Cheek to Cheek, 2016
64 x 45 x 23 cm
Sculpture

1 490 €

Romero Britto, Magic, Print

Romero Britto

Magic, 2012
45 x 108 cm
Print

2 400 €

Romero Britto, New Life, Sculpture

Romero Britto

New Life, 2003
39 x 44 x 13 cm
Sculpture

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Romero Britto, Winter Bear, Sculpture

Romero Britto

Winter Bear, 2008
43 x 40 x 30 cm
Sculpture

15 500 €

Romero Britto, Red Wine, Print

Romero Britto

Red Wine, 2003
61 x 46 cm
Print

1 600 €

Romero Britto, Spring Bear, Sculpture

Romero Britto

Spring Bear, 2008
43 x 40 x 30 cm
Sculpture

15 500 €

Romero Britto, Royalty, Sculpture

Romero Britto

Royalty, 2009
60 x 47 x 22 cm
Sculpture

15 500 €

Galerie Duret

September - Group Exhibition
From September, 16 To October, 28 2016
Bruxelles - Belgium

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