Pedro Casqueiro


Pedro Casqueiro was born in Lisbon in 1959, where he currently lives and works.
Having completed the Painting course at the Superior School of Fine Art of Lisbon in 1984, exhibited regularly since 1981. Working on various pictorial supports, the work of Pedro Casqueiro is often characterized as averse to the classification logics that map a authoring productio, suppressing deviations from the norm that do not find their place in linear and homogenizing ordering. Among the forms and styles he employs are: different incursions into abstraction; architectural evocation by the representation of geometric volumetry; figuration by pictograms, references to comics and pop imagery; use of graphics, lettring and painted word. His work was represented in several collective exhibitions in institutional spaces in Portugal and abroad, including: Museu de Serralves, Porto (2000 and 1992); Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon (1992); Museu da Eletricidade - Fundação EDP, Lisbon; Museu Coleção Berardo, Lisbon; Centro de Arte Manuel de Brito – CAMB (2010), Lisbon; Galeria de Pintura do Rei D. Luís, Palácio da Ajuda (2000), Libon; at Museu de Arte Moderna from Rio de Janeiro (1994), Museo Extremeño y Iberoamericano de Arte Contemporáneo, Badajoz (1999), Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst, Gent, Belgium (1991), Akademie der Künste, Berlin (1998), and at the Margaret Lipworth Gallery (alongside with John Walker e Gerald Lang), Boca Raton, Florida (1993).