Artist's Biography - Romero Britto
( October 6, 1963 - )
Through his vibrant colors, playful theme and hard-edged compositions, Romero Britto's art captures the attention of both youthful spirits and educated art collectors. It is this unique talent which has established Britto's reputation and granted him a significant presence in the US, Europe, and Asia.
In a multitude of media, Britto's art contains endless themes and images, portraying small personal stories of life experiences. Easily recognized, Britto's work is unmistakably modern, bold, and colorful. His style often combines the artistic techniques of Pop Art with the intricate compositional qualities of Cubism. In an effort to bring his work to the masses, Britto's work is constantly changing, thus challenging the meaning of art.
The natural inclination for Britto to express himself visually became apparent to those around him at a very young age. He often painted images from his active imagination on scraps of cardboard and newspapers in his hometown of Recife, Brazil. In 1987, Britto traveled to the United States to challenge his talents among other Pop Art heavyweights. Since then, he has gained entrance to art exhibitions such as FIAC Paris, Art Salon Hong Kong, and numerous world tours. His work has captivated corporate collectors like Pepsi Cola International and ABSOLUT Vodka.
To date, Romero Britto continues to fulfill his dreams with an inexhaustible momentum. Britto maintains that Ã%83%83Ë%86ˆ¢%80%9CArt is too important not to share.Ã%83%83Ë%86ˆ¢%80%9D He often dedicates his time and talent to worthwhile organizations and charities, such as Andre Agassi Foundation, Ormand Street Children's Hospital in London, St. Jude's, the American Red Cross, and Best Buddies. His paintings grace the collections of heads of state, European nobility, and superstars of the athletic, entertainment, and business worlds. In addition, over 120 galleries throughout the world proudly represent Romero Britto's art.
Ã%83%83Ë%86ˆ¢%80%9CSince everything in life moves towards one final end, we should fill our life with color and hope.Ã%83%83Ë%86ˆ¢%80%9D Such is the ideal of one truly dedicated individual, Romero Britto, an artist true to himself.
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