“My work talks about the beauty of Afro-Brazilian culture, tradition, history and religion but most of all it highlights freedom in a broad perspective.”
“I was born an artist, it took a long time for me to be recognized as such but the artist in me was there from the start.”
We are not creating lasting structures where the work of Black women artists can be seen, debated, criticized and offered dignified financial compensation.
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The artist’s intellectual inquisitiveness gives substance to an atmospheric oeuvre that includes painting, sculpture, objet trouvé, etching, monotype prose and poetry.
The level of microscopic detail achieved by Renaud places the connoisseurship of the Rio-born professional among the world’s top six engravers.
His oeuvre challenged the canon by creating a new narrative driven by the poetics of imagination and science, abstraction and technology.
During Easter, the Christ The Redeemer statue was projected with images of medics, to pay tribute to those working amidst the COVID-19 crisis.
“I have conflicting feelings all the time but to capture its stunning historic beauty in this dreary atmosphere is an honor to me.”
“I feel happy I use discarded materials and happy also because I haven’t discarded what I learned.”