Artissima Edition Featured Artist: Julieta Pontes
Julieta Cristina de Pontes Vieira, Dialogo com a condição humana I (Dialogue with the human condition I), 2009, Mixed media on canvas, 110x100 cm.
Julieta Pontes' work features bold colors and strong strokes, resulting in a mix of texture and aesthetic elements that draws the viewer into the work. A scholar in art history and graduate of the Fundação Armando Alvarez Penteado (FAAP) in São Paulo, Pontes' paintings explore themes of the primitive: prehistory, native peoples and natural materials.
Julieta Pontes' work has been exhibited at the MAC Olinda (Museu de Arte Contemporanea - Olinda), at Galeria Uffici in Recife, Brasil, as well as in the United States and France.
For more information, please visit the artist's website: julietapontes.com.br/