I like to think of architecture, as a language of spaces and forms connected through a path that surrounds us like light. A wash of dissolving shapes shifting from foreground to middle ground and onward. Drawing us from one location to the next, architecture is the art of space.
Berlin based abstract painter, curator and Architect, Antonio was born in Brazil. For the past 30 years, he created hundreds of drawings, paintings, sculptures and reliefs for star-architect Zaha Hadid. He was a permanent artistic consultant to Zaha Hadid herself. Many of his creations have been featured at Zaha’s prestigious exhibitions around the world, including : 2005-Guggenheim Museum-NY,2005-Max Protetch Gallery-NY,2006-Design Museum-London,2009-Sonnabend Gallery-NY, 2010-Gmurzynska Gallery-Zurich,2010-Shaikh Ebrahin Center-Bahrain,2011-IMA-Paris, 2012-AIT-Cologne-Ger,2014-Tokyo City Opera House Art Gallery
Since Zaha Hadid's passing, in March-2016, Antonio explores a solo career.