Portugal, 1953


Pedro Calapez lives and works in Lisbon. The artist began taking part in exhibitions in the seventies and in 1982 he had his first solo exhibition. Pedro Calapez creates paintings that engage with space and influence our perception of architecture and the exhibition.
The artist has shown his work individually in galleries and museums all over the world. Highlighting, here, his participations in the Biennials of Sao Paulo (1987 and 1991) and Venice (1986). His work is represented in important institutional collections, e.g. Caixa Geral de Depósitos, Lisbon; Centro de Arte Caja Burgos, Burgos; Central European Bank, Frankfurt; CGAC, Santiago de Compostela; Chase Manhattan Bank, New York; António Cachola, Elvas; European Investment Bank, Luxemburg; Coca-Cola Foundation, Madrid; Fundação Pilar and Joan Miró, Majorca; Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon; MAAT, Lisbon; FLAD, Lisbon; PLMJ, Lisbon; Portugal Telecom, Lisboa; MEIAC, Badajoz; Museu de Arte Contemporânea Reina Sofia, Madrid; Serralves Museum, Porto.