Artist

José Bechara

Born in Rio de Janeiro, 1957 and lives in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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.

Exhibitions
Exhibitions
Casa Cidade Mundo – A Beleza Possível
The main goal of  the exhibition Casa Cidade Mundo [House City World] is to think about the issues...
03 Oct 2015 - 14 Nov 2015
Centro Municipal de Arte Hélio Oiticica
Rio de Janeiro
Exhibitions
José Bechara: jaguares
Paço Imperial is glad to announce the exhibition “Jaguares”, by José Bechara, opening on December...
17 Dec 2015 - 28 Feb 2016
Paço Imperial
Rio de Janeiro
Exhibitions
José Bechara: Voadoras
Galeria Marilia Razuk presents Voadoras, José Bechara’s new solo show. In this exhibition the artist...
11 Jun 2016 - 20 Jul 2016
Galeria Marilia Razuk
São Paulo
Exhibitions
Lugares Do Delírio
Museu de Arte do Rio (MAR) presents “Lugares Do Delírio”, a group exhibition curated by Tania...
07 Feb 2017 - 10 Sep 2017
Museu de Arte do Rio (MAR)
Rio de Janeiro
Exhibitions
Jose Bechara: The thickness of void
The show features unpublished works by José Bechara, established Brazilian artist. The gallery brings...
02 Dec 2017 - 31 Jan 2018
Diana Lowenstein Gallery
Miami
Exhibitions
Walking Through Walls
Directly referencing the historically charged location of the Gropius Bau, “Walking Through Walls“,...
12 Sep 2019 - 19 Jan 2020
Berlin
Art Spaces
Diana Lowenstein Gallery
Galleries in Miami
Galeria Marilia Razuk
Galleries in São Paulo
Bolsa de Arte
Galleries in São Paulo