Bel Barcellos

United States, 1966


Bel Barcellos was born in Boston, the United States, in 1966, and lives and works in Rio de Janeiro. Her works dwell on the emotional and psychological aspects of life, discussing the dualities of existence, dreams, anguishes, choices, limits, affections and the nuances of human relationships.

Among the national and international exhibitions in which she participated are the individuals “Três tempos de pintura”, at Museu Nacional de Belas Artes (Rio de Janeiro, 1995), and “Conexões”, at Galeria Gaby Indio da Costa Arte Contemporânea (Rio de Janeiro, 2018); and the group shows “Verticalidade”, at Museu da República (Rio de Janeiro, 1995), and “De pedras a pássaros: direções e sentidos”, at OÁ Galeria (Vitória, Espírito Santo, 2019).

Her work integrates important institutional collections such as The Ella Fontanals Cisneros Collection, Coleção Ricard Akagawa, Coleção Genny e Selmo Nissenbaum, Coleção Sergio Werlang, Museu de Arte do Rio de Janeiro, Museu Nacional de Belas Artes, no Rio de Janeiro, entre outros.

Source: OÁ Galeria and Gaby Indio da Costa Arte Contemporânea.



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