Macaparana Pernambuco, Brazil, b. 1952.
José De Oliveira Macaparana is a self-taught painter, draftsman and sculptor. He presented his first solo exhibition in Recife in 1970, when he was just 18 years old. In 1973 he moved to São Paulo where he currently resides. His interest in sculpture grew as his artistic career advanced.
He has participated in numerous biennials, fairs and shows, including the Ibero-American Biennial of Art in Mexico (1984), the “Salão Paulista de Arte Contemporânea”, in São Paulo (1986), the XXI São Paulo International Biennial and the latest editions of ARCO, in Madrid, since 2005.
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