Gervane de Paula

(this page was last updated in July 2018)

Mato Grosso, Brazil, 1961.
Lives and works in Mato Grosso, Brazil.

PIPA Prize 2018 nominee.

Gervane de Paula is a Brazilian born in Cuiabá,  capital of Mato Grosso, Midwest of Brazil, precisely in the Geodesic center of South America, where he lives and works since 1977. He integrated “The 80s Generation”, a Brazilian artistic movement of big relevance to the visual arts, since then, he has been participating in solo and group exhibitions at museums in Brazil and overseas. His work has its nature in mass culture,  religious and popular, it represents the social realism that illustrates several kinds of street violence, a local setting which portraits the world in which we live. He works with painting, drawing, object, and installation, using diverse media and materials.


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