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(São Paulo / SP, 1962) Rodrigo Andrade started his artistic formation at the studio of Sérgio Fingermann (São Paulo, Brazil), studied at the Studio of Graphics Arts (Glasgow, England) and attended the open course of engraving and painting at the École des Beaux-Arts (Paris, France). From 1982 to 1985, he was part of the group Casa 7, with Carlito Carvalhosa, Fábio Miguez, Nuno Ramos and Paulo Monteiro. Andrade received, from the beginning of his carrer, important prizes in national art salons. Since 1986, he held several solo exhibitions in São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro and Belo Horizonte, and took part in numerous group shows in Brazil and abroad. In 2000, he started a series of pictorial interventions in open spaces: "Projeto parede", at the Museu de Arte Moderna (São Paulo, Brazil); "Lanches Alvorada", in a bar downtown São Paulo; and "Paredes da Caixa", at the Museu da Caixa Econômica Federal (São Paulo). In 2004 he received the scholarship Vitae of Fine Arts. In 2008, gathering his production since 1983, Cosac Naify published the monographic book Rodrigo Andrade. In 2010, he participated in the 29th Bienal de São Paulo. He presented solo shows at Centro Universitário Maria Antonia (São Paulo), 2013, and at Galeria Millan (São Paulo), 2012 and 2014. His works entered prominent public and private collections in Brazil.

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