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MEIRELES, Cildo (<i>born</i> 1948), Performance artist, assemblage artist, installation artist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
MEIRELES, Cildo (born 1948), Performance artist, assemblage artist, installation artist

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Brazilian, 20th – 21st century, male.

Born 1948, in Rio de Janeiro.

Performance artist, assemblage artist, installation artist.

Conceptual Art.

Cildo Meireles studied at the school of fine arts in Rio de Janeiro. He spent two years in New York between 1971 and 1973 and now lives in Rio de Janeiro. He belongs to the generation of Brazilian artists that includes Arthur Alipio Barrio, Antonio Manuel

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