Selected works

Born in 1952 in Palmarès, Brazil, Tunga died in June 2016 in Rio. Trained as an architect, he has created a body of work that is both conceptual and baroque, incorporating literary references, videos and performances into his complex sculptural pieces. He was highly learned and passionate about alchemy, a process that forms one of the pillars of his artistic practices. His works are poetical manifestations of ‘the duel between cerebral process and biological impulse.’ He passed away in 2016.

Connaissance des Arts - juillet 2011
V. de M. - Les pierres philosophales de Tunga - PDF of the news
Arte al Dia - 2011
Patricia Avena-Navarro - Tunga - PDF of the news
Le Figaro - octobre 2005
Marie Guy Baron - Tunga, l'équilibre entre les deux mondes - PDF of the news
Art Press - 1999
Nelson Aguilar - Tunga, Fictions baroques - PDF of the news

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