Trending Artists

Trending Artists

Every day, new works by artists from all over the world are added to P55.ART. In this new Trending Artists series, we highlight the works of art that have been heavily researched by our users. Search and find new jobs that you will fall in love with.

Helio Bray
Helio (aka “Bray”) is an artist in constant transformation. Passionate and creative, he grew up far from the big city and only discovered graffiti when he started painting walls. Alchemy and empathy is the technique needed for this art where everything flows freely.

Helio Bray| P55.ARTBenetinHelio Bray 
Large print on art paper (Print manually finished by the artist, unique work of art)
Dimension: 100 x 70 cm

Júlio Resende
Between figuration and abstraction, the works ofJúlio Resende(1917-2011) express a transition of artistic movements that end up interconnecting. The Portuguese painter portrayed, in a personal way, his lyrical tastes in the plastic experiments he carried out. He began his career as an illustrator for several periodicals, after completing his painting course in 1945 at the Escola Superior de Belas-Artes do Porto. The expressionist phase began with a trip to Paris, where he studied fresco and engraving techniques. Between 1949 and 1950, he lived in Viana do Alentejo where he worked as a teacher, having developed at this time several dynamic compositions that characterize the social and cultural environment of this space. In 1951 he settled in Porto, continuing to teach and maintaining his artistic production diversified between expressionism, geometry, gesturalism, non-figuration or neofigurativism.

Júlio Resende| P55.ARTGoa series ofJúlio Resende (1917-2011)
silkscreen on paper
Signed and numbered EA
Dimension: 28 x 38 cm

Mr. Brainwash
Mr. Brainwash(real name Thierry Guetta) is a French street artist who rose to fame due to his collaboration with Banksy. the style ofMr. Brainwashhas been referred to as a "collision of street art and pop art". He often juxtaposes cultural and contemporary icons (such as Marilyn Monroe, Charlie Chaplin, Einstein, etc...) having been influenced by pop artists such asAndy WarholandKeith Haring. Using popular images and themes borrowed from other famous artists such as Jeff Koon's steel balloon animals and "ThrowingMan" by Banksy,Mr. Brainwashaligns its artistic intentions with those of the original pop artists, producing art for everyone. The artist's debut exhibition, Life is Beautiful (2008), sold in the five-figure range for individual works and received rave reviews from British street artist Banksy. In 2009, Madonna hired him to design the cover of her album Celebration. Its major auction debut took place in 2010, where Charlie Chaplin Pink was sold for $122,500. He currently lives and works in Los Angeles (USA).

Mr. Brainwash| P55.ARTOriginal poster of the first exhibition ofMr. Brainwashin Italy in 2019
Offset lithograph on glossy paper, signed by print
Dimensions: 68 x 48 cm

José de Guimarães
Known by the name of the city where he was born,José de Guimarães(1939) is a figure of Portuguese art, who explored various areas from the visual arts, through geology, engineering to archaeology. Travels to Africa, Asia and South America marked his career by stimulating and developing an aesthetic language. At the end of the 1970s, he built an alphabet based on the forms and symbols of African culture, introducing this in his works. In the 1980s, he began to explore the boundaries between painting and sculpture, with pieces produced with unconventional materials - fiberglass and paper specifically made by the artist himself. With strong and cheerful colors, his works are characterized by the intersection of themes between animal and human, mineral and vegetable. For decades the Portuguese artist has collected African, pre-Columbian and ancient Chinese art that is currently on display at the CIAJG - Centro Internacional de ArtesJosé de Guimarães

José de Guimarães| P55.ARTmusic fromJosé de Guimarães
SerigraphyPA and signed
Size of the stain: 28x38 cm
Overall Dimension: 38x55 cm

Júlio Pomar
In constant movement and creation,Júlio Pomar(1926-2018) is one of the most renowned Portuguese artists of the 20th century. During his long creative journey, he addressed issues and themes in his works, such as: protest, eroticism, fado, bullfighting, literature, mythology, the Xingu Indians of Brazil, D. Quixote, portraits and animals. Belonging to the third generation of modernists,Júlio Pomaris an artist whose works range from neo-realism to expressionism, passing through abstractionism. He produced mainly paintings and drawings, but he also carried out works of engraving, sculpture, illustration, ceramics, glass, tapestry, collages, scenography for the theater and wall decoration in tile. In the last years of his life, he also devoted himself to poetry and music.

Júlio Pomar| P55.ARTFernando Pessoa reading the newspaperJúlio Pomar
Panel of six framed tiles and thesigned
Dimension: 42 x 28 cm.
Dimension with frame: 56 x 41.5 cm

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