Paulo Laport

Brazilian painter Paulo Laport - Renowned for his exquisite touch as a virtuoso of painting who combines luminous chromaticism and a meticulous dialogue of edges and surfaces, Laport's elegant work has garnered critical and curatorial acclaim.

 


Biography

Born in Rio de Janeiro, Paulo Laport was educated in New York at both the Art Students League and Pratt Institute. His paintings have been awarded top honors in such prestigious salons as the first Rio de Janeiro Salao de Verao in Rio de Janeiro, the Concurso Nacional de Artes Plasticas in Brazil (Acquisition Award), the Salao Nacional de Arte Moderna in Rio de Janeiro, the Bienal Nacional in Sao Paulo, the Arte Actual de Ibero-America in Madrid, the Bienal Internacional de Arte in Valparaiso, the Trienal Latino-americana del Grabado in Buenos Aires and the Bienal Italo-Latino-americana di Tecniche Grafiche in Rome, to name just a few.

Curriculum Vitae

    Born 1951, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Lives and works in Brazil.
    EDUCATION
    1967-1969 Attended art courses in the MAM-Museum of Modern Art, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    1980-1982 Attended the Art Student League of New York and Pratt Institute of NYC
    SOLO EXHIBITIONS
    2013 Edelman Arts, New York
    2012 Marcia Barrozo do Amaral Galeria de Arte, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    2000 GB Arte, Rio de Janeiro Brazil
    1992 Galerie Lehmann, Lausanne, Switzerland
    1989 Galerie Gerard Leroy, Paris, France
    1986 Galeria Montesanti, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    1981 Galeria Gravura Brasileira, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    GROUP EXHIBITIONS
    1993 Basel Art Galerie Lehman, Switzerland
    1992 Art Cologne Galerie Lehmann, Germany
    1991 FIAC Galerie Lehmann, Paris, France
    1991 Musee D'Art contemporaine FAE, Lausanne, Switzerland
    1988 Galerie 1900-2000, Paris, France
    1987 Oficina de Gravura e Escultura, MAB/FAA, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    1987 Oficina de Gravura e Escultura, Museu Historico do Estado, Niteroi, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    1985 Velha Mania: desenho brasileiro, EAV - Parque Lage, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    1984 Rio Narciso, EAV Escola de Artes Visuais do Parque Lage, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    1981 4th Salao Nacional de Artes Plasticas, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    1980 Sotheby's Park Bennet Gallery, NYC
    1980 Rosto e a obra galeria IBEU, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    1980 12 Gravadores Brasileiros, Baltimore, USA
    1979 4th Bienal de Gravura Latino-Americana, San Juan, Puerto Rico
    1979 1st Bienal Italo-Latino-americana di Tecniche Grafiche, Roma, Italy
    1979 2nd Mostra do Desenho Brasileiro, Curitiba, Brazil
    1979 Trienal Latino-americana del Grabado, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    1978 2nd Salao Carioca de Arte, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    1978 1st Salao Nacional de Artes Plasticas, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - Gustavo Capanema Award
    1978 1st Mostra Anual de Gravura Cidade de Curitiba, Curitiba , Brazil - Acquisition Award
    1977 3rd Bienal Internacional de Arte, Valparaiso, Chile
    1977 1st Salao Carioca de Arte, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    1977 Arte Actual de Ibero-America, Madrid, Spain
    1976 Bienal Nacional 76, na Fundacao Bienal de Sao Paulo, Brazil
    1976 25 Salao Nacional de Arte Moderna, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    1975 Goiania GO - 2nd Concurso Nacional de Artes Plasticas Caixego , Brazil - Acquisition Award
    1968 Rio de Janeiro RJ - 1st Salao de Verao - Museum of Morden Art, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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