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© Francesco Joao
Francesco João (Milan, Italy, 1987) lives and works in São Paulo.Francesco João’s practice indulges in the ambivalence of the pictorial method, stressing the duality between the immediacy, and the over-complexity of the medium. His exhibitions include Knife in the flesh – Contemporary Brazilian Art, Pac – Padiglione d’Arte Contemporanea, Milan, Italy (2018); Donkey Man, Mendes Wood DM, São Paulo (2017); Everything tends to ascend. Or not., Pivô, São Paulo (2016); Summertime ’78, Kunsthalle São Paulo, São Paulo (2015); Nimm’s Mal Easy, Ausstellungsraum Klingental, Basel (2015); Extra DRY, Peep Hole/DRY, Milan (2014); Dizionario di Pittura, Galleria Francesca Minini, Milan (2014); The Opposite of the Opposite Opposite of the Opposite, Gasconade, Milan (2012).