Thiago Martins de Melo


Born in São Luís, MA, Brazil, 1981
Lives and works in São Luís,MA.

Nominated artist for PIPA 2011, PIPA 2012 and 2014.

Video by Matrioska Filmes exclusively for PIPA 2011


About the artist

Thiago Martins de Melo has participated in numerous group exhibitions, including the most recents: Astrup Fearnley Museet, Oslo, Norway (2013 ) and Lyon, France ( 2014 ); “Entre- temps … brusquement, et ensuite”, 12th Biennale de Lyon, France (2013 ); “To be with art is all we ask”, Astrup Fearnley Museet, Oslo, Norway (2013 ); ” Zona Tórrida: certa pintura do nordeste”, Santander Cultural Recife, PE (2012 ); ” Convite à viagem” Rumos Artes Visuais, Itaú Cultural, São Paulo, SP (2012 ); “Chaos and Effect”, Itaú Cultural, São Paulo, SP (2011 ); “Os Primeiros 10 Anos”, Instituto Tomie Ohtake, Sao Paulo, SP (2011 ).

Among his main solo shows are: “Teatro Nagô-cartesiano e o Corte Azimutal do Mundo”, Mendes Wood DM, São Paulo, SP (2013); “Thiago Martins de Melo”, Mendes Wood DM, São Paulo, SP (2011); III Mostra do Programa de Exposições, Centro Cultural São Paulo, SP (2010).

His works are in permanent collections of: Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary, Vienna, Austria; Astrup Fearnley Museum of the Modern Art, Oslo, Norway; Museum of Modern Art in Rio de Janeiro – Gilberto Chateaubriand Collection, Rio de Janeiro, RJ; Art Museum of Rio, Rio de Janeiro, RJ; Museum of Contemporary Art of Ceará, Fortaleza, CE, and the Museum of Pará, Belém, PA .

Represented by the gallery Mendes Wood ( São Paulo)

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  1. Thiago Martins de Melo

    Meu nome foi digitado erroneamente. O correto é: Thiago Martins de Melo. Grato.