Pedro Calapez


He was born in Lisbon in 1953, where he lives and works.
He began his studies in civil engineering, transferring in 1976 to the Lisbon School of Fine Arts.
In the national context, Pedro Calapez is one of the most recognized names, having emerged in the so- called “return to painting” decade, the 1980s, along with artists Pedro Cabrita Reis, José Pedro Croft, Rui Sanches, Rosa Carvalho and Ana Léon.
Her work has been exhibited in various galleries and museums both in Portugal and abroad, including the following solo exhibitions: “Campo de Sombras”, Fundació Pilar i Joan Miró, Mallorca (1997); “Madre Agua”, Museo MEIAC, Badajoz and Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporáneo, Seville (2002); “Obras escolhidas”, CAM- Fundação C. Gulbenkian, Lisbon (2004); “Obras escolhidas”, CAM- Fundação C. Gulbenkian, Lisbon (2004). Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon (2004); “piso zero”, CGAC- Centro Galego de Arte Contemporáneo, Santiago de Compostela. He has also participated in the Venice (1986) and São Paulo (1987 and 1991) Biennials.

Um corpo entre outros 31, 2020
Mixed media on museum card. 152 x 102 cm. 167 x 117 cm (framed)