He studied at the EAV Parque Lage – Visual Arts School, located in the same city. The artist took part in major art shows, among them the 25th Bienal Internacional de São Paulo; the 29th Panorama da Arte Brasileira; the 5th Bienal Internacional do MERCOSUL; the 2011 Trienal de Arquitetura de Lisboa; 1st Bienalsur – Buenos Aires; 7th Beijing International Art Biennale and including the exhibitions “Caminhos do Contemporâneo” e “Os 90” at Brazil’s Paço Imperial in Rio de Janeiro. Bechara has shown his works in individual and group exhibitions at renowned institutions, among them Fundação Eva Klabin–BR; Culturgest–PT; Instituto Figueiredo Ferraz–BR; Fundação Iberê Camargo–BR; MEIAC–ES; Instituto Valenciano de Arte Moderna–ES; MAM Rio de Janeiro–BR; MAC Paraná–BR; MAM Bahia–BR; MAC Niterói–BR; Instituto Tomie Ohtake–BR; Museu Vale–BR; Ludwig Museum (Koblenz)–DE; Haus der Kilturen der Welt–DE; Ludwig Forum Fur Intl Kunst–DE; Kunst Museum–DE; Museu Brasileiro da Escultura (MuBE)-BR; Centro Cultural São Paulo–BR; ASU Art Museum–USA; Museo Patio Herreriano (Museo de Arte Contemporáneo Español)–ES; MARCO de Vigo–ES; Es Baluard Museu d’Art Modern i Contemporani de Palma–ES; Carpe Diem Arte e Pesquisa–PT; CAAA–PT; Musee Bozar–BE; Museu Casa das Onze Janelas–BR; Casa de Vidro/Instituto Lina Bo e P.M. Bardi–BR; Museu Oscar Niemeyer–BR; Centro de Arte Contemporáneo de Málaga (CAC Málaga)–ES; Museu Casal Solleric–ES; Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian–PT, to name a few.

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José Bechara
Rio de Janeiro, 1957
Brazil

Upcoming Exhibitions

Jose Bechara: The thickness of void

Diana Lowenstein Gallery
02/12/2017 — 31/01/2018

Past Exhibitions

Lugares Do Delírio

Museu de Arte do Rio (MAR)
07/02/2017 — 10/09/2017

José Bechara: Voadoras

Galeria Marilia Razuk
11/06/2016 — 20/07/2016

José Bechara: jaguares

Paço Imperial
17/12/2015 — 28/02/2016

Casa Cidade Mundo – A Beleza Possível

Centro Municipal de Arte Hélio Oiticica
03/10/2015 — 14/11/2015

Solo Shows

2017
Buzzing.LURIXS: Contemporary Art, Rio de Janeiro – RJ, Brasil.
Brute Flux. Modern Art Museum of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro – RJ, Brazil. Curatorship: Beate Reifenscheid, director of Ludwig Museum of Koblenz, Germany.

2016
Voadoras (Flying). Galeria Marília Razuk, São Paulo – SP, Brazil.
Intervalo das coisas (Interval of things). Instituto Lina Bo e PM Bardi (Casa de Vidro), São Paulo – SP, Brazil.

2015
Jaguares (Jaguars). Paço Imperial, Rio de Janeiro – RJ, Brazil.
Squares and Patterns. Ludwig Museum, Koblenz, Germany.
José Bechara: Criaturas do dia e da noite (Creatures of the day and night).
Celma Albuquerque Galeria de arte, Belo Horizonte – MG, Brazil.

Contacts & Details

City of birth: Rio de Janeiro Country of birth: Brazil Date of birth: 1957 Lives in: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil