Eduardo Berliner
Brazilian, born 1978
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Collected by a major museum
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Selected exhibitions
2018
Casa Triângulo at arteBA 2018,
Casa Triângulo
2016
Eduardo Berliner . Corpo em Muda [Body in Change],
Casa Triângulo
2015
Broken English,
Tyburn Gallery

Though he has produced drawings, sculptures, and installations, Eduardo Berliner combines and distills these practices within his painting, the medium on which he focuses. Blurring reality and imagination, Berliner’s paintings are born out of his imagination, memory, and keen observation of his surroundings. He creates and re-creates scenes that strike him—a man holding a medical dummy while walking down the street at night, a wheelchair behind a potted plant—building models in his studio, which he imaginatively augments and alters, and then transforms into his surrealistic, suggestive paintings. For Berliner, painting is a means to connect and engage, as he describes: “In my case, painting helps me establish a primordial relationship with the physicality of the world.”