1948 - 2021
Born in Lisbon, Portugal. Worked in Estoril, Portugal.
One of the most important artists of his generation, Sarmento exhibited extensively since the 1970s. Julião Sarmento drew upon themes of memory, sexuality, transgression, morality, and duality. He worked across different mediums (painting, collage, drawing, sculpture, performance, and film) to deploy a concise vocabulary of images.