Ponte Nova, Minas Gerais, 1980
Lives and works in Belo Horizonte
Alan Fontes represents in his paintings the three-dimensional space and, in some cases, exceeds the limits of the screen and finalizes the works in scenographies. Master in Visual Arts from the Federal University of Minas Gerais, the artist has already won the world with important individual and collective exhibitions. In the series Destructions (“Destruições”), devastated houses that still express life. In the series The Book of Winds (“O Livro dos Ventos”) documents tornados and their relations with spaces. He is the winner of the 2015-2016 CCBB Contemporary Award and the FOCO Bradesco / ArtRio 2013 Award.