Anna Maria


b. 1942
  • Italy
Turnover 2023
$USD 3.056.600
Record Sale
$USD 109.434

Born in Italy, she emigrated with his family in 1954 to Caracas, Venezuela, where she studied at the Cristóbal Rojas School of Plastic Artsuntil she moved to Brazil. In 1961, she started a wood engraving course in Rio de Janeiro and joined the New Figuration movement, which reacted to abstraction and addressed Brazilian politics. She had her first solo exhibition at the G Gallery in Caracas. In 1967, she took part in the New Brazilian Objectivity.

Between 1968 and 1971, Anna Maria Maiolino studied at the Pratt Graphic Centre in New York. From the 1970s onwards, she began working with different media, such as installation, photography and film. She took part in the 1st Super-8 Film Festival in Curitiba, winning a prize for her film “In-Out – Antropofagia”, her first video work. At the end of the 1970s, she focused on performances. In 1990, she was awarded the prize for best show of the year by the Brazilian Association of Art Critics (ABCA) for her solo exhibition in 1989 at the Cândido Mendes Cultural Centre. Anna Maria Maiolino’s work is included in more than 30 collections of museums and cultural institutions in Brazil and abroad.

Public Collections

Museu de Arte Moderna (MoMa), Tate Modern, Centre Georges Pompidou, The Museum of Contemporary Art (MoCA), Museu de Arte de São Paulo (MASP), Fundación Malba, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Pinacoteca de São Paulo and Galleria Nazionale di Roma.


Golden Lion at the 60th edition of the Venice Art Biennale – 2024.


Record Sale

Anna Maria Maiolino

Despois de centro

Relief, papier
70 x 70 cm

Bolsa De Arte Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
28 May 2015
Lot # 69

Estimate: $ 31.720 – $ 38.064
Hammer price: $ 109.434
Buyer’s Premium : $ 114.905

Other works

70 cm x
70 cm


Latest News

Buy & Sell

Art Market Insights