Wikipedia entry
    Introduction
    Beatriz Milhazes (born 1960) is a Brazilian artist. She is known for her work juxtaposing Brazilian cultural imagery and references to western Modernist painting. Beatriz Milhazes is a Brazilian-born collage artist and painter known for her large-scale works and vibrant colors. She is also very active in the LGTBQ+ community. She has been called "Brazil's most successful contemporary painter." She has worked in the Jardín Botanico neighborhood of Rio de Janeiro since attending the Parque Lage art school at the edge of the Tijuca forest. Between art school and her current studio Milhazes rented a studio space with nine other artists from her class in an attempt to start a career.The daughter of a lawyer and an art historian, Beatriz Milhazes was born in Rio de Janeiro in 1960. She studied social communication at Faculdades Integradas Hélio Alonso (FACHA), Rio de Janeiro from 1978 to 1981 and studied at the School of Visual Arts (Escola de Artes Visuais - EAV) of Parque Lage, Rio de Janeiro from 1980 to 1982.Milhazes has had solo and group exhibitions in a number of museums, including the Museum of Modern Art and the Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris. From 4–21 July 2009, the Fondation Cartier pour l'art contemporain in Paris presented a major exhibition of her work.Milhazes' paintings are in the permanent collections of the Museum of Modern Art, the Guggenheim, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Banco Itaú, and the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía.Her 2000 painting "Meu Limão" "sold [in 2012] for $2.1 million dollars at Sotheby's in California, making her the highest-priced living Brazilian artist at auction."
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    Q436741
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    Introduction
    Milhazes graduated in social communication from the Faculdade Hélio Alonso, Rio de Janeiro. Her career started at the Escola de Artes Visuais do Parque Lage, where she further lectured. Besides painting she also works with engraving and collage, obtaining international recognition from the 1990s., Pintura, gravadora brasileira. Graduada em comunicação social pela Faculdade Hélio Alonso, Rio de Janeiro. Sua carreira teve início na Escola de Artes Visuais do Parque Lage, onde mais tarde viria a ministrar aulas. Além da pintura tem obras em gravura e colagem, tendo conquistado reconhecimento internacional a partir dos 1990.
    Nationalities
    Brazilian, Brazilian, South American, South American
    Gender
    Female, Female
    Roles
    Artist, Artist, Engraver, Collagist, Painter, Sculptor, Engraver, Sculptor
    Names
    Beatriz Milhazes Beatriz Milhazes, Beatriz Milhazes, Beatriz Milhazes Beatriz Ferreira Milhazes, Beatriz Ferreira Milhazes
    Ulan
    500034427
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    5 works online

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