No brilho da pele, exhibition by Julião Sarmento at Museu de Aveiro / Santa Joana, Portugal.
July 15 – September 27, 2020
Exhibition organized by the Museums of Aveiro in partnership with the Serralves Foundation – Museum of Contemporary Art and curated by Joana Valsassina.
Selection of works by Julião Sarmento (Lisbon, 1948) that illustrate different approaches to themes such as desire, voyeurism and violence, central to the artist’s practice.
The exhibition includes works from the 1970s to the present, covering different supports worked by the artist throughout his career, such as painting, sculpture, drawing, photography and installation. Exploring ambiguous territories associated with gestures of seduction and transgression, Julião Sarmento’s work create a network of references to cinema, literature, popular culture, everyday episodes and his own work.