Paulo Brighenti, Lisbon, 1968. Lives and works in Lisbon.
An important Portuguese painter of his generation and of great recognition, he is an exemplary artist in the Portuguese art scene, with a successful path at national and international level.
Paulo Brighenti has been exhibiting since the 1990s, highlighting here the most important individual and collective exhibitions in recent years: in 2019, Cascata at Galeria Belo Galsterer, Lisbon; A statue gnawed by the sea, Pedro Oliveira Gallery, Porto; in 2018, The old Sol, Casa da Cerca, Almada; Stone Night, Baginski Gallery, Lisbon; Germinal, Works in the EDP Collection, Porto Municipal Galleries; Works in the CML Collection, Cordoaria Nacional, Lisbon; in 2017, What I am, MAAT, Lisbon; Père, Portuguese Cultural Center, Luxembourg; Father, Travessa da Ermida, Lisbon; in 2016, Let the dirt fall, let heads roll, Galeria Pedro Oliveira, Porto; Family, Baginski Gallery, Lisbon; in 2015, Skiin, Nässjö Konsthall, Nässjö, Sweden; Animalia e Natureza in the CAM Collection, Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation / Colecção Moderna, curated by Isabel Carlos and Patrícia Rosas; in 2014, Pó, Carmona e Costa Foundation, Lisbon; Powder, Rooster Gallery, New York, USA.
In 2002 he won the Arpad Szenes Foundation Revelation Award - Vieira da Silva, Lisbon.
The artist's work can be found in important institutional collections such as, among others, Serralves Museum, Porto; MAAT, Lisbon; Modern Collection / Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon; Banco de España, Madrid, ES; CGAC, Santiago de Compostela, ES; António Cachola Collection, Elvas; Carmona e Costa Foundation, Lisbon; PLMJ Collection, Lisbon; Ilídio Pinho Foundation, Porto, Arpad Szenes Foundation - Vieira da Silva, Lisbon.