The art of Portuguese surrealist painter Santiago Ribeiro will be displayed openly at the Thomson Reuters and Nasdaq OMX Group at Times Square in New York City throughout 2018.
“As usual, every time, I do something different and innovative and the idea of exhibiting in Times Square, New York, shows how media and new technologies are a modern way to divulge our art,” he said. declared Ribeiro.
His work will be shown daily, randomly, alternately, for several minutes in each session, until December 31, 2018.
Based on dreams and visions, Ribeiro’s metaphorical surreal imagery surprises, breaks and triggers mixed feelings.
His paintings have been described as “complex compositions illustrating profound concerns about modern society and its individual and collective behavior.”
Born in Coimbra, Ribeiro attended art classes at Escola Avelar Brotero and the Escola Superior de l’Education in Coimbra.
He has organized and participated in numerous individual and collective art exhibitions in Portugal and abroad.
Ribeiro’s work has been featured at the U.S. Embassy in Lisbon, Huffingtonpost, The Herald News, Associated Press and many other publications (link).
Its sponsors include the Bissaya Barreto Foundation, Câmara de Coimbra and the North American MagicCraftsman studio.
His work is represented in several private collections as well as in the contemporary art collection of the Machado de Castro National Museum and in the Bissaya Barreto Foundation in Coimbra, Portugal.
He has devoted his life to painting and promoting 21st century surrealist art, through exhibitions around the world.