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Alexandre AbreuValle (1966, Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil)
Lives and works in Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil.
Graduated in Psychology and Design, Deca national award winner in 1997, among other awards, has in the sculpture, drawing and painting the manifestation of his work. His sculptures in steel and wood in concrete / neo-concrete abstract style are inspired by the geometry. The artist uses mixed technique based on the cut of sheets of varying thicknesses for steel and mixed technique for works in wood, with a predominance of red, black, white, yellow and blue colors, besides the natural oxidation of the steel plates, the polished (and/or brushed) stainless steel, the application of special pigmentation, bronze filings and blades of natural woods.
In 2007, his work "Minas Gerais" became part of Queen Elizabeth II’s collection at Buckingham Palace Museum, London, England. In 2008 he was honored with Official Commendation, on the occasion of the celebration of the centenary of Japanese immigration to Brazil, for the "Origami", exhibited in Brazil and Japan. In 2009, his work "Scena" became part of the collection of Casa dos Contos Museum in the city of Ouro Preto and, in 2013, the stainless steel sculpture "Origami" entered the Museu das Minas e do Metal (Museum of Mining and Metal) collection in the city of Belo Horizonte.
The drawings and paintings in mixed technique in wood, canvas and paper focuses on the geometry as well as on the dreams of urban society. During this period he attended the London Biennale, by The Foundry Gallery - London - July 2006. With major participation in exhibitions in Brazil and Europe in 2011 and 2013, his current period of paintings and engravings depicts a more playful aspect, through free strokes into fun shapes based on the geometry of his sculptural work. In 2015, invited to exhibit his work in stainless steel sculpture in Aperam/Acesita Foundation, the Aperam South America, only integrated producer of steel stainless and electrical plans in Latin America, founded in 1944 in the city of Timóteo in the Steel Valley in Minas Gerais, Brazil .
On trips cultural improvement visited major museums and art galleries abroad as Museo del Prado (Spain), Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía (Spain), Center Interior Design CDI (Portugal), Carmo Archaeological Museum (Portugal), Museum of Ancient Art (Portugal), the Maritime Museum (Portugal), National Museum of Arquiologia (Portugal), Museu Nacional dos Coches (Portugal), Museu do Oriente (Portugal), Penha Palace (Portugal), El Palacio Real Madrid (Spain), Musée du Louvre (France), Musée de Cluny - Museo Nacional de la Edad Media (France), Musée Rodin (France), Château de Chambord (France), Musée L' Orangerie (France), Musée d'Orsay (France), Sainte Chapelle (France), Imperial Monasterio de San Clemente (Spain), Museo de los Conciclios stood Y La Cultura (Spain), Museo del Ejército (Spain) , Alcazar (Spain) , Monasterio de San Juan de Los Reyes (Spain), Museo de El Greco (Spain), Museo SEF Ardi (Spain) , Museo Victorio Macho (Spain) , Museum of Santa Cruz (Spain), Museo Catedralicio (Spain), Museo Provincial (Spain), Museo Conventual(Spain), Museo de la Casa Ducal de Medinaceli (Spain) , Musée d' Art Moderne (France), Espace Dalí (France), Galeries du quartier Miromesnil (France), Galeries Vallois sculptures Contemporaines (France), Jean Fournier Galeries (France), Galerie Maria Lund (France) , Galerie Dominique Bert (France), Galerie Boulakia (France), Galerie Jean - Louis Danant (France), Galerie Makassar -France (France), Malingue (France), Galerie Messina Blaise Painaud (France), Galerie Jérôme de Noirmont (France), Galerie La Présidence (France), Renou & Poyet (France), Galerie Taménaga (France), Galerie Du Colombier (France), Galerie Martine Moisan (France), Opera Gallery (France), Galerie Schmit Robert (France), Galerie Artmonti (France), Des Arts Montmartre (France) , Galerie Cab (France) , Galerie 1161 (France) , Galerie L' art De L'Loved (France), applicat - Prazan Rive Gauche (France), Artco France (France), La Galerie du Crous Paris (France), Galerie Furstenberg (France), Et Gimpel Muller (France), Galerie Jacques Lacoste (France), Galerie Pascal Lansberg (France), Galerie Claudine Legrand (France), Theo Galerie de Seine (France), Vallois Sculptures Contemporaines (France), Galerie Léglise Brun (France), Galerie Brissot Art Contemporain (France), Musée National d' Art Moderne Centre Pompidou (France), Hôtel de Ville (France), Musée Jacquemart - André (France), Musée Marmottan Monet (France), Musée du Luxembourg (France), Maison De Victor Hugo ( France), Grand Palais (France), Petit Palais (France), Musée Château Et De Versailles (France), Orangerie Du Trianon (France), among others.