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Now is your chance to own your very own commissioned masterpiece by globally recognized Brazilian Artist, Romero Britto!
The portrait will be of one lucky person, based off of a photograph provided by the auction winner. Your custom 30" x 40" work will be completed within 24 months of receipt of the photograph and we know you will treasure this unique work of art for years to come!
Born in Recife, Brazil in 1963 internationally renowned pop artist Romero Britto uses vibrant colors and bold patterns as a visual language of hope and happiness, reflecting his optimistic faith in the world around him. Self-taught at an early age, he painted on surfaces such as newspapers, cardboard or any scraps that he could find. In 1983, Britto traveled to Paris where he was introduced to the works of Matisse and Picasso. He combined influences from cubism with pop to create an iconic style that The New York Times described “exudes warmth, optimism and love.” His work has been exhibited in galleries and museums in over 100 countries, including the Salon de la Société Nationale des Beaux Arts exhibition at the Carrousel du Louvre in 2008 and 2010. As well, in December 2013, Maria Elena and Carlos Slim Domit invited Britto to be the first living artist to exhibit at Museo Soumaya. He has created public art installations for the 02 Dome (Berlin), John F. Kennedy Airport (New York), Cirque Du Soleil at Super Bowl XLI, and has been credited with the largest monumental sculpture in Hyde Park (London) history. He served as an official artist for the 2010 World Cup and was recently appointed Ambassador to the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil. Britto's pop sensibility has since leant itself to many collaborations with such brands as Audi, Bentley, Coca-Cola, Disney, Evian, Hublot, Mattel, and Technomarine to name a few. Romero Britto’s art appeals to all!
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