In the course of his work as an artist, Eurico Lino do Vale has been devoted to the theme of the photographic portrait, exploring it in all its complexity and developing consecutive works, which as a whole form collections of photographs.
To Eurico Lino do Vale “A portrait, in its essence, is closely linked to the idea of record/registration. It seemed like an interesting challenge to use that same registration to show, in a second or third level, the features of a character”.
About the artist
Born in 1966 in Oporto, Eurico Lino do Vale uses the portrait as the central theme of his work, exploring the complexity that surrounds it, from the question of identity to memory.
He has solo exhibitions since 1999. His work is represented in private and public collections such as: permanent collection of the Centro de Arte Moderna da Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon, Portugal; Colecção da Maison Européene de la Photographie, Paris; Colecção Fundação PLMJ, Lisbon, Portugal; Colecção Banco Central Europeu, Frankfurt; Colecção Banco Espírito Santo, Portugal, among others.