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Lucas Arruda

Born in 1983, São Paulo, Brazil

Lives and works in São Paulo, Brazil


Lucas Arruda produces detailed and contemplative oil paintings that muddy the boundaries between memory and imagination. Instead of representing specific geographic locations, his expressive landscapes are born out of a particular state of mind, coming into fruition by converging memories of sites previously visited, vistas dreamed of, or perhaps seen in a film. As Arruda explains, rather than a real place, the idea of landscape serves as a structural foundation for his artwork. Part fiction, pa...Read more