Carlos Contente
Brazilian, born 1977
Blue chip
Represented by internationally recognized galleries.
A Gentil Carioca at Frieze New York 2015,
A Gentil Carioca
A Gentil Carioca at ArtRio 2013,
A Gentil Carioca

Carlos Contente began his career making street art and comic strips, before expanding his practice to include fine line drawings featuring repeated shapes and characters, high art references, erotic subject matter, and pop motifs, combined with text to become short vignettes. “Being able to draw and express what I …

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