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Gais

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20121119063020-my_name_is_mario_cramford___cocaine_in_my_brain_69_x_42______cm_
My name is Mario Cramford_Cocaine in my brain 69 X 42 Cm © Courtesy of the artist and Huma Art Projects
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Cabe+ºa na lua 37 X 28 Cm © Huma Art Projects
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parada na esquina 34 X 42 © Courtesy of the artist and Huma Art Projects
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Klimt 37 X 46 © Courtesy of the artist and Huma Art Projects
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Linha espectral 34 X 30 Cm © Courtesy of the artist and Huma Art Projects
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Sem título, 2011 100 X 140 Cm © Courtesy of the artist and Huma Art Projects
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Bric, 2011 90 X 140 Cm © Courtesy of the artist and Huma Art Projects
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Espaço aberto, 2011 90 X 140 Cm © Courtesy of the artist and Huma Art Projects
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Nada será como antes, 2011 90 X 140 Cm © Courtesy of the artist and Huma Art Projects
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AMA, 2011 110 X 210 Cm © Courtesy of the artist and Huma Art Projects
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Orquestra espacial de músicas neoconcretas, 2011 70 X 110 Cm © Courtesy of the artist and Huma Art Projects
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Trouble machine, 2011 70 X 110 Cm © Courtesy of the artist and Huma Art Projects
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Quando o tudo não importa, o nada se transforma, 2011 140 X 100 Cm © Courtesy of the artist and Huma Art Projects
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Como você pode deixar de amar esse eu, que o amor o torna perfeito. auto retrato, 2011 100 X 140 Cm © Courtesy of the artist and Huma Art Projects
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Satélites, 2011 100 X 80 Cm © Courtesy of the artist and Huma Art Projects
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Quick Facts
Birthplace
Rio de Janeiro
Birth year
1980
Representing galleries
R.U.A. – Reflexo on Urban Art, Huma Art Projects
Statement

Gais (Douglas Santos Tavares) was born in Rio de Janeiro in 1980. He started doing tagging on the streets in 1995, and moved to graffiti in 1997. Starting in 1999 he made urban interventions, pasting posters on city walls. In 2000, he became part of the collective Nation Crew. This year and the following, he attended the National Meeting of Graffiti in Santo André, São Paulo. In 2006, he was a founding member of the Cultural Center Severo 172, in Rio de Janeiro, dedicated to urban art. In 2008, Gais performed with the graffiti artist Chico at the exhibition "Writing Twistedly With Certain Lines: Symbols of a Generation", at Cultural Space Furnas, in Rio de Janeiro. In 2009, 2010 and 2011, he attended the festival STREET - Reflex on Urban Art in Amsterdam, staying in the city for a few months with each edition. In 2011, he had a work auctioned at Phillips de Pury in London and held the exhibition "From 0 to 100 in 1 second. Expo Ama Abstract Geometry," his first solo show at Huma Art Projects, Rio de Janeiro, and also participated in Storke - Urban Art Fair in Berlin. In 2012, the artist participated in the exhibition "Urban Grammar", curated by Vanda Klabin, at the Art Centre Hélio Oiticica, in Rio de Janeiro.

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