Pilar Corrias is pleased to present Julião Sarmento: Photographs. In anticipation of the artist's forthcoming exhibition of new paintings at the gallery in 2021, this presentation will feature a selection of sixteen photographs, taken between 1968 and 2003, from the artists portrait series, 75 photographs, 35 women, 42 years.
Julião Sarmento was born in 1948 in Lisbon, Portugal, and lives and works in Estoril, Portugal. He is an interdisciplinary artist and, throughout his career, has worked in a wide range of media, namely, painting, drawing, sculpture, photography, film, video, performance, sound and installation.
Sarmento represented Portugal at the 46th Venice Biennale (1997). He was included in Documenta 7 (1982) and Documenta 8 (1987), the Venice Biennale (1980 and 2001), and the São Paulo Biennale in 2002.
Sarmento's work is held in major public and private collections around the world including: Museum of Modern Art, New York; Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York; Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C.; Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles; Tate, London, UK; Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris; Stedelijk Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven; Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid, and Museum Colecção Berardo, Lisbon.
Press release courtesy Pilar Corrias.