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Nuno Ramos, ‘Série Rocha de Gritos 5’, 2017, Fortes D'Aloia & Gabriel
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Nuno Ramos

Série Rocha de Gritos 5, 2017

Oil, vaseline, pigment, dry pastel, charcoal and graphite on paper
78 7/10 × 59 1/10 in
200 × 150 cm
This is a unique work.
$30,000 - 40,000
Location
São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro
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About the work
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Drawing, Collage or other Work on Paper
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© Nuno Ramos
Nuno Ramos
Brazilian, b. 1960
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One of Brazil’s most celebrated contemporary artists, Nuno Ramos primarily produces sculpture and installation works with unorthodox materials, including petroleum jelly, glass, and soap. His well-known installation White Flag (2008/2010) was composed of three giant conical mounds made of black sand and marble, loudspeakers that quietly played samba music, and three live vultures in a mesh cage. The purpose of art, he has said, is to “insert ambiguity into a world that has become directional and monotonous.” He has also produced abstract works on paper inspired by poetry and other texts, and an installation of three architectural structures intended to represent the houses that the artist has lived in, surrounded by pools of clay or mud as if in the aftermath of a natural catastrophe. Ramos is also a poet and his visual art frequently incorporates textual elements.

Nuno Ramos, ‘Série Rocha de Gritos 5’, 2017, Fortes D'Aloia & Gabriel
Nuno Ramos, ‘Série Rocha de Gritos 5’, 2017, Fortes D'Aloia & Gabriel
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About the work
Medium
Drawing, Collage or other Work on Paper
Image rights
© Nuno Ramos
Nuno Ramos
Brazilian, b. 1960
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One of Brazil’s most celebrated contemporary artists, Nuno Ramos primarily produces sculpture and installation works with unorthodox materials, including petroleum jelly, glass, and soap. His well-known installation White Flag (2008/2010) was composed of three giant conical mounds made of black sand and marble, loudspeakers that quietly played samba music, and three live vultures in a mesh cage. The purpose of art, he has said, is to “insert ambiguity into a world that has become directional and monotonous.” He has also produced abstract works on paper inspired by poetry and other texts, and an installation of three architectural structures intended to represent the houses that the artist has lived in, surrounded by pools of clay or mud as if in the aftermath of a natural catastrophe. Ramos is also a poet and his visual art frequently incorporates textual elements.

Nuno Ramos

Série Rocha de Gritos 5, 2017

Oil, vaseline, pigment, dry pastel, charcoal and graphite on paper
78 7/10 × 59 1/10 in
200 × 150 cm
This is a unique work.
$30,000 - 40,000
Location
São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro
Have a question? Visit our help center.
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