Esculturas Gráficas

Graphic sculptures or Spatial drawings are three-dimensional installations that provoke a different view on drawing. They are produced using a range of materials at various scales, whether in architectural or natural spaces.


Alva com 8 cabeças (White with 8 heads), 2010 (from the Graphic Sculptures series); MDF and balsa wood; Variable dimensions; Artist’s collection. Partial view of the exhibition “Ponto de equilíbrio” at Instituto Tomie Ohtake, São Paulo, Brazil. Curators Agnaldo Farias e Jacopo Crivelli. Photographic record: Everton Ballardin


Black Tie 8 cabeças (Black Tie 8 heads), 2009 – 2011 (from the Graphic Sculptures series); Oil and wood; Variable dimensions; Artist’s collection. Photographic record: Julio Callado


Full, 2010 (from the Graphic Sculptures series); Balsa wood, MDF and acrylic; Variable dimensions; Artist’s collection. Partial view of the exhibition “Full” at Galeria Marília Razuk, São Paulo, Brazil. Photographic record: Everton Ballardin


Super Oxy com 12 cabeças (Super Oxy with 12 heads), 2010 (from the Graphic Sculptures series); SAC steel (equivalent to Corten); Variable dimensions; Artist’s collection. Partial view of the exhibition “José Bechara: Fendas” at Museu de Arte Moderna do Rio de Janeiro (MAM/RJ), Brazil. Curator Luis Camillo Osório. Photographic record: Vicente de Mello


Ultramar com 9 cabeças (Ultramarine with 9 heads), 2010 (from the Graphic Sculptures series); Vinyl emulsion and ultramarine pigment on pine and balsa wood; Variable dimensions; Artist’s collection. Partial view of the exhibition” José Bechara: como piscada de vaga-lume” at CarpeDiem Arte e Pesquisa, Lisbon, Portugal. Photographic record: Fernando Piçarro


Super Oxy com 6 cabeças (Super Oxy with 6 heads), 2010 (from the Graphic Sculptures series); Steel; Variable dimensions; Private collection. Photographic record: Vicente de Mello


Ultramar em aço com 5 cabeças (Ultramarine in steel with 5 heads), 2012 (from the Graphic Sculptures series); Ultramarine pigment on steel; Variable dimensions.  Galeria Mário Sequeira, Braga, Portugal

Miss Lu Silver Super-Super, 2009-13 (from the Graphic Sculptures series); cast aluminium; variable dimensions; artist’s collection. Particial view of the exhibition “Repertório para aproximação de suspensos” at Instituto Tomie Ohtake, São Paulo – SP, Brazil, 2013. Photographic record: Rômulo Fialdini.