Beatriz Milhazes, 1960, lives and works in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Bachelor degree in Social communication, has studied at Visual Arts School (EAV) – Parque Lage from 1980 to 1983, where has followed on as a painting teacher and educational projects coordinator until 1996.
Milhazes is considered as one of the most important Brazilian artists, having participated at Venice Biennale (2003); São Paulo Biennial (1998, 2004); and Shangai Biennial, Shangai (2006).
She has had innumerous international solo exhibitions including Pinacoteca do Estado de São Paulo (2008); Fondation Cartier, Paris (2009); Fondation Beyeler, Basel (2011); Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon (2012); Museo de Arte Latinoamericano (Malba), Buenos Aires (2012); Paço Imperial, Rio de Janeiro (2013), Pérez Art Museum, Miami, USA (2014/2015), White Cube Gallery, London (2018) and MASP – Museu de Arte de São Paulo (2020).
Milhazes is represented by Galeria Fortes D’Aloia e Gabriel (FDAG), Max Hetzler Gallery, White Cube Gallery and Pace Gallery.
Her work is included in important museums and public collections such as Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; MoMA – The Museum of Modern Art, New York; Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York; Tate Modern, London; SFMoMA – San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco; MNBA – Museu Nacional de Belas Artes, Rio de Janeiro; Pinacoteca do Estado de São Paulo, São Paulo; Instituto Itaú Cultural, São Paulo; Fundação Edson Queiroz, Fortaleza; Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo Art Museum, Tokyo; 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa; Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid; Fondation Beyeler, Basel; Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris and Tate Modern, London.
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