André Romão / Works

Exhibition view: Calor, André Romão, Serralves Museum. 17 November 2023 – 2 June, 2024. © Filipe Braga
Exhibition view: Calor, André Romão, Serralves Museum. 17 November 2023 – 2 June, 2024. © Filipe Braga
Exhibition view: Calor, André Romão, Serralves Museum. 17 November 2023 – 2 June, 2024. © Filipe Braga
Exhibition view: Calor, André Romão, Serralves Museum. 17 November 2023 – 2 June, 2024. © Filipe Braga
André Romão, Trunk, 2023. Bronze. 27 x 12 x 15 cm. © Filipe Braga
André Romão, Trunk, 2023. Bronze. 27 x 12 x 15 cm. © Filipe Braga
Exhibition view: Calor, André Romão, Serralves Museum. 17 November 2023 – 2 June, 2024. © Filipe Braga
Exhibition view: Calor, André Romão, Serralves Museum. 17 November 2023 – 2 June, 2024. © Filipe Braga
Exhibition view: Calor, André Romão, Serralves Museum. 17 November 2023 – 2 June, 2024. © Filipe Braga
Exhibition view: Calor, André Romão, Serralves Museum. 17 November 2023 – 2 June, 2024. © Filipe Braga
André Romão, Saturn, 2023. Sculptural fragment (bronze, Germany, c. 1950), bells. 27 x 20 x 15 cm. Unique. © Filipe Braga
André Romão, Saturn, 2023. Sculptural fragment (bronze, Germany, c. 1950), bells. 27 x 20 x 15 cm. Unique. © Filipe Braga
André Romão, Chemical sweat, 2023. Plexiglass, vaseline. 175 x 35 x 25 cm. © Filipe Braga
André Romão, Chemical sweat, 2023. Plexiglass, vaseline. 175 x 35 x 25 cm. © Filipe Braga
André Romão, Body-Constellation, 2023. Bronze, gold. Approx. 31 x 13 x 13. Unique. © Filipe Braga
André Romão, Body-Constellation, 2023. Bronze, gold. Approx. 31 x 13 x 13. Unique. © Filipe Braga
Exhibition view: Calor, André Romão, Serralves Museum. 17 November 2023 – 2 June, 2024. © Filipe Braga
Exhibition view: Calor, André Romão, Serralves Museum. 17 November 2023 – 2 June, 2024. © Filipe Braga
André Romão, Endless winter, 2023. Bronze, flower bulbs. 11 x 21 x 3 cm. Ed. 3. © Filipe Braga
André Romão, Endless winter, 2023. Bronze, flower bulbs. 11 x 21 x 3 cm. Ed. 3. © Filipe Braga
André Romão, Sap, 2023. Sculptural fragment (bronze, Italy, c.1930), wisteria trunk. 130 x 40 x 30 cm. Unique. © Filipe Br
André Romão, Sap, 2023. Sculptural fragment (bronze, Italy, c.1930), wisteria trunk. 130 x 40 x 30 cm. Unique. © Filipe Br
André Romão, Sign, 2023. Plaster, wood, electrical components, light bulbs. 30 x 80 x 45 cm. Unique. © Filipe Braga
André Romão, Sign, 2023. Plaster, wood, electrical components, light bulbs. 30 x 80 x 45 cm. Unique. © Filipe Braga
Exhibition view: Calor, André Romão, Serralves Museum. 17 November 2023 – 2 June, 2024. © Filipe Braga
Exhibition view: Calor, André Romão, Serralves Museum. 17 November 2023 – 2 June, 2024. © Filipe Braga
André Romão, Sede/Thirst, 2023. Armchair (Bruno Mathsson, Sweden, 1934), wood, plaster, coral, parafine, bee wax. 104 x 63 x 63 cm. Unique. © Filipe Braga
André Romão, Sede/Thirst, 2023. Armchair (Bruno Mathsson, Sweden, 1934), wood, plaster, coral, parafine, bee wax. 104 x 63 x 63 cm. Unique. © Filipe Braga
Exhibition view: Calor, André Romão, Serralves Museum. 17 November 2023 – 2 June, 2024. © Filipe Braga
Exhibition view: Calor, André Romão, Serralves Museum. 17 November 2023 – 2 June, 2024. © Filipe Braga
André Romão, Wind, 2023. Loquat branch, sculptural fragment (bronze, Japan, Meiji era). 95 x 145 x 190 + plinth. Unique. © Filipe Braga
André Romão, Wind, 2023. Loquat branch, sculptural fragment (bronze, Japan, Meiji era). 95 x 145 x 190 + plinth. Unique. © Filipe Braga
Exhibition view: Calor, André Romão, Serralves Museum. 17 November 2023 – 2 June, 2024. © Filipe Braga
Exhibition view: Calor, André Romão, Serralves Museum. 17 November 2023 – 2 June, 2024. © Filipe Braga
André Romão, Nocturn Sky, 2023. Bronze, silver, clock mechanism. 11 x 36 x 21 cm. Unique. © Filipe Braga
André Romão, Nocturn Sky, 2023. Bronze, silver, clock mechanism. 11 x 36 x 21 cm. Unique. © Filipe Braga
Exhibition view: Calor, André Romão, Serralves Museum. 17 November 2023 – 2 June, 2024. © Filipe B
Exhibition view: Calor, André Romão, Serralves Museum. 17 November 2023 – 2 June, 2024. © Filipe B
André Romão, Calor, 2023. Bronze, textils. Approx. 40 x 60 x 40 cm. Unique. ©Filipe Braga
André Romão, Calor, 2023. Bronze, textils. Approx. 40 x 60 x 40 cm. Unique. ©Filipe Braga
André Romão, Pulse, 2023. Sculptural fragment (wood, probably Spain, late 1500s), light. 62 x 38 x 14 cm. Unique. ©Filipe Braga.
André Romão, Pulse, 2023. Sculptural fragment (wood, probably Spain, late 1500s), light. 62 x 38 x 14 cm. Unique. ©Filipe Braga.
Exhibition view: Calor, André Romão, Serralves Museum. 17 November 2023 – 2 June, 2024. © Filipe Braga
Exhibition view: Calor, André Romão, Serralves Museum. 17 November 2023 – 2 June, 2024. © Filipe Braga
Exhibition view: Noite, André Romão, Galeria Vera Cortês, 2022
Exhibition view: Noite, André Romão, Galeria Vera Cortês, 2022
André Romão, Ancient woods, 2022. Prosthetic eyes (glass, Germany, 1900’s), terra cruda, tapestry fragment (wool and silk, Aubusson 1600s), painted wood. 75 × 175 × 60 cm. Unique
André Romão, Ancient woods, 2022. Prosthetic eyes (glass, Germany, 1900’s), terra cruda, tapestry fragment (wool and silk, Aubusson 1600s), painted wood. 75 × 175 × 60 cm. Unique
André Romão, Ancient woods, 2022 (d. Prosthetic eyes (glass, Germany, 1900’s), terra cruda, tapestry fragment (wool and silk, Aubusson 1600s), painted wood. 75 × 175 × 60 cm. Unique
André Romão, Ancient woods, 2022 (d. Prosthetic eyes (glass, Germany, 1900’s), terra cruda, tapestry fragment (wool and silk, Aubusson 1600s), painted wood. 75 × 175 × 60 cm. Unique
André Romão, Foot, 2022. Sculptural fragment (plaster, Spain, 2000s), electrical components, light bulb.12 × 25 × 15 cm. Unique
André Romão, Foot, 2022. Sculptural fragment (plaster, Spain, 2000s), electrical components, light bulb.12 × 25 × 15 cm. Unique
André Romão, A touch of the fox / Sunambulo, 2022. Prosthetic eyes (glass, India, late 1900’s), terra cruda, wood. 20 × 16 × 16 cm. Unique
André Romão, A touch of the fox / Sunambulo, 2022. Prosthetic eyes (glass, India, late 1900’s), terra cruda, wood. 20 × 16 × 16 cm. Unique
Exhibition view: Noite, André Romão, Galeria Vera Cortês, 2022
Exhibition view: Noite, André Romão, Galeria Vera Cortês, 2022
André Romão, Sign, 2023. Plaster, wood, electrical components, light bulbs. 60 x 20 x 25 cm. Unique
André Romão, Sign, 2023. Plaster, wood, electrical components, light bulbs. 60 x 20 x 25 cm. Unique
André Romão, Grafting (dead wood), 2021. Sculptural fragment (wood, probably Flanders circa 1600), tree branch, plexiglas. 172 × 65 × 75 cm. Unique
André Romão, Grafting (dead wood), 2021. Sculptural fragment (wood, probably Flanders circa 1600), tree branch, plexiglas. 172 × 65 × 75 cm. Unique
André Romão, Dedo, 2022 (detail). Apple tree’s root, plexiglas. 132 × 36 × 25 cm. Unique
André Romão, Dedo, 2022 (detail). Apple tree’s root, plexiglas. 132 × 36 × 25 cm. Unique
André Romão, Dedo, 2022. Apple tree’s root, plexiglas. 132 × 36 × 25 cm. Unique
André Romão, Dedo, 2022. Apple tree’s root, plexiglas. 132 × 36 × 25 cm. Unique
André Romão, The visitor (right), 2022. Re-worked sculptural fragment (wood, probably Spain, late 1700s), wood, electrical components, light bulb. 21 × 12 × 9 cm. Unique
André Romão, The visitor (right), 2022. Re-worked sculptural fragment (wood, probably Spain, late 1700s), wood, electrical components, light bulb. 21 × 12 × 9 cm. Unique
André Romão, Argos, 2021. Tree branch, peacock feathers. 49 × 50 × 35 cm. Unique
André Romão, Argos, 2021. Tree branch, peacock feathers. 49 × 50 × 35 cm. Unique
André Romão, Ghost pains, 2022. Sculptural fragment (polychrome wood, probably Germany, circa 1600), electrical components, light bulbs. 76 × 22 × 15 cm. Unique
André Romão, Ghost pains, 2022. Sculptural fragment (polychrome wood, probably Germany, circa 1600), electrical components, light bulbs. 76 × 22 × 15 cm. Unique
Exhibition view: Noite, André Romão, Galeria Vera Cortês, 2022
Exhibition view: Noite, André Romão, Galeria Vera Cortês, 2022
André Romão, The visitor (left), 2022. Re-worked sculptural fragment (wood, probably Spain, late 1700s), wood, electrical components, light bulb. 21 × 12 × 9 cm. Unique
André Romão, The visitor (left), 2022. Re-worked sculptural fragment (wood, probably Spain, late 1700s), wood, electrical components, light bulb. 21 × 12 × 9 cm. Unique
André Romão, Hand (Mercé), 2021. Wooden sculptural fragment (Portugal 1700’s), camelia. 140 x 60 x 50 cm (approx). Unique. Photo: GRAYSC.
André Romão, Hand (Mercé), 2021. Wooden sculptural fragment (Portugal 1700’s), camelia. 140 x 60 x 50 cm (approx). Unique. Photo: GRAYSC.
André Romão, Fox song (light), 2021. Sculptural fragment (Portugal c1900), plaster, electrical components. 40 x 40 x 40 approx. Unique. Photo: GRAYSC.
André Romão, Fox song (light), 2021. Sculptural fragment (Portugal c1900), plaster, electrical components. 40 x 40 x 40 approx. Unique. Photo: GRAYSC.
André Romão, Atlântico, 2021. Suitcase, polyurethane, plaster, paint, mussels, limpets, barnacles, epoxy resine. 36 x 53 x 36 cm approx.
André Romão, Atlântico, 2021. Suitcase, polyurethane, plaster, paint, mussels, limpets, barnacles, epoxy resine. 36 x 53 x 36 cm approx.
André Romão, Hand (for Lourdes), 2020. Wooden sculptural fragment (England, date unknown), branch of lemon tree, plexiglas. 166 x 100 x 50 cm
André Romão, Hand (for Lourdes), 2020. Wooden sculptural fragment (England, date unknown), branch of lemon tree, plexiglas. 166 x 100 x 50 cm
André Romão, Pé (bronze), 2020. Bronze, cut flowers, greenery. 20 x 25 x 13 cm
André Romão, Pé (bronze), 2020. Bronze, cut flowers, greenery. 20 x 25 x 13 cm
André Romão, Medusa, 2021. Tree branch, sculpture fragment (plaster, France 1600’s). 87 x 20 x 24 cm
André Romão, Medusa, 2021. Tree branch, sculpture fragment (plaster, France 1600’s). 87 x 20 x 24 cm
André Romão, Alien kin II, 2020. Mussels, peacock feathers (plexiglas, hot glue)33 x 20 x 23 cm
André Romão, Alien kin II, 2020. Mussels, peacock feathers (plexiglas, hot glue)33 x 20 x 23 cm
André Romão, Demonic possession / Erotic self expression, 2020 . Sculptural fragment (plaster, England, 1980s), cut flowers and greenery. 120 x 40 x 28 cm
André Romão, Demonic possession / Erotic self expression, 2020 . Sculptural fragment (plaster, England, 1980s), cut flowers and greenery. 120 x 40 x 28 cm
André Romão, Pierna izquierda, 2019. Sculptural fragment (wood, Portugal, early 20th century), pheasant. 27 x 9 x 41 cm
André Romão, Pierna izquierda, 2019. Sculptural fragment (wood, Portugal, early 20th century), pheasant. 27 x 9 x 41 cm
André Romão, Head on a case, 2019 (detail). Sculpture fragment (plaster, England 1980), quartz geode, plexiglass. 125 x 80 x 28 cm
André Romão, Head on a case, 2019 (detail). Sculpture fragment (plaster, England 1980), quartz geode, plexiglass. 125 x 80 x 28 cm
André Romão, Head on a case, 2019. Sculpture fragment (plaster, England 1980), quartz geode, plexiglass. 125 x 80 x 28 cm
André Romão, Head on a case, 2019. Sculpture fragment (plaster, England 1980), quartz geode, plexiglass. 125 x 80 x 28 cm
André Romão, Pie, 2019. Plexiglas, sculptural fragment (plaster, after the antique, Spain, 2019), flowers. 25,5 x 28 x 10 cm (sculpture); 80 x 100 x 25 cm (plinth)
André Romão, Pie, 2019. Plexiglas, sculptural fragment (plaster, after the antique, Spain, 2019), flowers. 25,5 x 28 x 10 cm (sculpture); 80 x 100 x 25 cm (plinth)
André Romão. Exhibition view: Um oásis ao entardecer (An oasis at sunset) – EDP Foundation Awards 20th Anniversary, curated by Inês Grosso and Rosa Lleó, MAAT, Lisbon, Portugal. October 2020 – February 2021.
André Romão. Exhibition view: Um oásis ao entardecer (An oasis at sunset) – EDP Foundation Awards 20th Anniversary, curated by Inês Grosso and Rosa Lleó, MAAT, Lisbon, Portugal. October 2020 – February 2021.
André Romão, Sunrise (Odontolabis Dakmani / John Chamberlain’s Scotch Vapour), 2017. Digital print on paper. 80 x 70 cm
André Romão, Sunrise (Odontolabis Dakmani / John Chamberlain’s Scotch Vapour), 2017. Digital print on paper. 80 x 70 cm
André Romão, Sunrise (Theodosia Rodiguezi / John Chamberlain’s Scotch Vapour), 2017. Digital print on paper. 80 x 70 c
André Romão, Sunrise (Theodosia Rodiguezi / John Chamberlain’s Scotch Vapour), 2017. Digital print on paper. 80 x 70 c
Exhibition view: Fauna, André Romão, Museu Coleção Berardo, Lisbon, 2019
Exhibition view: Fauna, André Romão, Museu Coleção Berardo, Lisbon, 2019
Exhibition view: Restless, André Romão, 2015
Exhibition view: Restless, André Romão, 2015
André Romão, Shell (mineral eroticism) 1, 2015. C-print 62.5 × 75 cm
André Romão, Shell (mineral eroticism) 1, 2015. C-print 62.5 × 75 cm
André Romão, Shell (mineral eroticism) 4, 2015. C-print 62.5 × 75 cm
André Romão, Shell (mineral eroticism) 4, 2015. C-print 62.5 × 75 cm
André Romão, The Western Frieze (Gatherings), 2016- HD video 16:9, 11’00. Exhibition view: Monster Dresses in Mirrors, Syntax, Lisbon, 2016
André Romão, The Western Frieze (Gatherings), 2016- HD video 16:9, 11’00. Exhibition view: Monster Dresses in Mirrors, Syntax, Lisbon, 2016

Zoom 1 / 59 Exhibition view: Calor, André Romão, Serralves Museum. 17 November 2023 – 2 June, 2024. © Filipe Braga

Exhibitions

Bio

André Romão was born in Lisbon in 1984, where he lives. His work mostly assumes the form of sculpture and poetry exploring ideas of transformation, mutation and fluidity. Taking emotion and intuition as building blocks his dream-like figures and landscapes often occupy a blurry field between the literary and the natural realms.

His work has been featured in instututions such as Serralves Museum (Porto), Centre d’art Contemporain Genève, Liverpool Biennial 2021, MAAT (Lisbon), Berardo Museum (Lisbon), Futura (Prague), The Green Parrot (Barcelona), Macro (Rome), Astrup Fearnley Museet (Oslo), CAPC (Bordeaux), Spike Island (Bristol), Kunsthalle Lissabon, among others.
He was the recipient of Prémio EDP Novos Artistas in 2007 and BES revelação in 2013. And was a resident artist in Kunstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin (2010), MACRO, Rome (2014) and Gasworks, London (2020), among others.

Romão’s work is represented in collections such as Gulbenkian Foundation, EDP foundation, MACE – Coleção António Cachola, FRAC Franche-Comté, among others.

André Romão nasceu em Lisboa em 1984, cidade onde vive. O seu trabalho assume sobretudo a forma de escultura e poesia, explorando ideias de transformação, mutação e fluidez. Partindo da emoção e da intuição, as suas figuras e paisagens oníricas ocupam frequentemente um campo indefinido entre os domínios literário e natural.

O seu trabalho tem sido apresentado em diferentes instituições como o Museu de Serralves (Porto), Centre d’art Contemporain Genève, Liverpool Biennial 2021, MAAT (Lisboa), Museu Berardo (Lisboa), Futura (Praga), The Green Parrot (Barcelona), Macro (Roma), Astrup Fearnley Museet (Oslo), CAPC (Bordéus), Spike Island (Bristol), Kunsthalle Lissabon, entre outras.
Recebeu o Prémio EDP Novos Artistas em 2007 e o BES revelação em 2013. Foi artista residente na Kunstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlim (2010), MACRO, Roma (2014) e Gasworks, Londres (2020), entre outros.

A obra de Romão está representada em colecções como a Fundação Gulbenkian, Fundação EDP, MACE – Coleção António Cachola, FRAC Franche-Comté, entre outras.

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