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Juliao Sarmento

Born in 1948

Died in 2021

Overview

Born in Lisbon, Portugal. Worked in Estoril, Portugal. One of the most important artists of his generation, Sarmento exhibited extensively since the 1970s. Julião Sarmento drew upon themes of memory, sexuality, transgression, morality, and duality. He worked across different mediums (painting, collage, drawing, sculpture, performance, and film) to deploy a concise vocabulary of images. Sarmento studied Painting and Architecture at Escola Superior de Belas Artes in Lisbon where he received his MA...Read more