Simões de Assis Galeria de Arte was created in Curitiba in 1984 by Waldir Simões de Assis Filho; the gallery focuses on modern and contemporary art and manages some of the most relevant artists from Brazilian art such as Abraham Palatnik, Alfredo Volpi, Ângelo Venosa, Arcângelo Ianelli, Ascânio MMM, Célia Euvaldo, Elizabeth Jobim, Gabriela Machado, Gonçalo Ivo, José Bechara, Marcos Coelho Benjamim and Tomie Ohtake, among others. The gallery is also the exclusive responsible in Brazil for the work of the artists Cícero Dias and Carmelo Arden Quin.
In addition to the exhibitions held in its premises, the gallery develops projects in partnership with museums, collaborating in organizing and curating exhibitions of the artists represented. Simões de Assis gallery also participates in the main Brazilian art fairs and among its activities is the publishing of books and art catalogs, through its own publisher.
In 2018 the gallery has opened a new location in São Paulo, aiming to expand its connections in the country and worldwide.
Waldir Simões de Assis Filho
Guilherme Simões de Assis
Laura Simões de Assis