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Works in
Sao Paulo, Brazil


photography, video-art, installation

Max Gomes

Max Gomes

Lives and works in Sao Paulo, Brazil

Max comes from a media related background. His projects scope his formation in architecture, his professional work as picture editor for a brazilian news magazine and his early developed passion for fine art and painting. Projects in photography, collage and painting. Series on paper, canvas and prints. Works on media related subjects, with a special focus on photography, journalism, internet, media criticism and media and internet related ethics.
Recently exhibited in London and Berlin.

ArtSlant Profile


Group Exhibitions

2013   (e)merge art fair, Washington DC – upcoming exhibition
2012   The Other Art Fair, London
2011   Berliner Liste,  Berlin
2010   Galeria Garcia,  São Paulo
2007   Centro Cultural São Paulo, Ilha Verde de Wega,  São Paulo
2005   Atelier do Centro,  Primeira Coletiva,  São Paulo
2002   Espaço Cutural Citibank – Paulista, Riquezas do Brasil,  São Paulo
2001   Galeria Univale,  Grandes Formatos,  São José dos Campos
1997    Espaço Cutural Citibank - Paulista, ISTOÉ Photos,   São Paulo
1994    Museu Arte Contemporânea MAC USP,  Visualidade Nascente,    São Paulo



Associate Curator | exhibiton “Wega, 50 anos de Pintura” at Centro Cultural São Paulo – CCSP, São Paulo and  Museu de Arte de Brasília MAB, Brasilia

Picture Editor |  for brazilian sports magazine ISTOE 2016 and  STATUS magazine   2010 to 2013

Apprenticeship | with artists Paulo Pasta, at MUBE and Marco Gianotti, at B-Arco  circa 2006-2008

Arts assistant | to Guto Lacaz, working on the cinetic instalation “Cosmos, um passeio no infinito”at MASP Museu de Arte de São Paulo   1991

Staff Photographer | for ISTOE magazine, weekly news magazine in Brazil, from 1994 – 2010

AWARDS | 1994 Prize Visualidade Nascente (final 3 shortlisted) – Centro Universitário Maria Antonia, São Paulo   •   1991 First Prize Installation The Hermetic Garage – EXPOFAU


Education and courses

École du Louvre | Musée du Louvre, Paris, France  2010

ICP-NY | International Center for Photography, New York, USA  2009

B. Arch. | Architecture and Urbanism College of University of São Paulo (Faculdade Arquitetura e Urbanismo FAU USP)  (not completed)  1988 – 2001



Alzugaray, Paula: “Um brasileiro na Berliner Liste”, ISTOÉ Magazine, Ed. 2183, September 2011, p. 111

Canton, Kátia: “Visualidade Nascente”, Visualidade Nascente exhibition catalogue, Centro Universitário Maria Antonia, São Paulo.



Robert and Cortney Novogratz, New York    •    Peter Hahn, Berlin    •    Celina Osaki, Frankfurt

Recent Exhibits

MAX GOMES (GPINTO) participated in these exhibits:

Nov, 2012 November 2012
The Other Art Fair
Sep, 2011 Berliner Liste, 2011

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