BEATRIZ MILHAZES ART [Video]
Beatriz Milhazes (born 1960) is a Brazilian artist.
Milhazes is known for her work juxtaposing Brazilian cultural imagery and references to western Modernist painting.
The daughter of a lawyer and an art historian, 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 group and solo exhibitions in a number of museums, including the Museum of Modern Art and the Musee d’Art Moderne de La Ville de Paris. From the 4th of April to the 21st of July 2009 the Fondation Cartier pour l’art contemporain in Paris presented an exhibition of her work.
Milhazes also has pieces in the permanent collections of, among others, the Museum of Modern Art, the Guggenheim, the The Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Banco Itaú, and the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía.