Beatriz Milhazes

(this page was last updated in February 2018)

Lives and works in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Member of the Nominating Committee PIPA 2014.

Beatriz Milhazes graduated in Social Communication. She studied Arts at the Escola de Artes Visuais do Parque Lage (EAV – School of Visual Arts) from 1980 to 1983, where she also taught Painting until 1996.

Milhazes is considered one of the most important Brazilian artists. She consolidated her career in the national and international Arts circuit with solo shows in museums and prestigious institutions such as the Biennials of São Paulo (1998 and 2004) and Venice (2003), the Pinacoteca do Estado de São Paulo (2008), the Fondation Cartier pour l’Art Contemporain, Paris (2009), the Fondation Beyeler, Basel (2011), and most recently at the Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon, and the Museum of Latin American Art (Malba), Buenos Aires (2012); Paço Imperial, Rio de Janeiro e MON – Museu Oscar Niemeyer,Curitiba (2013).

Her works are part of the collections of the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, the Metropolitan Museum of Art (Met) in New York, the 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art in Japan, and the Museo Reina Sofia in Madrid, among others.


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