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Each week, a one-and-only Merc’art piece
Exclusive artworks | Each artist contributed with original works, exclusively created for Merc’art.
Signed Certificate of Authenticity | All prints are signed and numbered by the artist. The original artworks include a Signed Certificate of Authenticity.
Limited edition | Each week, only 100 prints of each artwork are available, so hurry up!
Same price every week | No matter the artist, you’ll always pay the same. This is what makes us Merc’art,
Quality art prints at democratic prices
Papel quality | 230 gr, CLA paper
A3 size | 297 x 420 mm | 11.7” x 16.5”
Available this week and this week only
Technique | Acrylic on paper
Discover the artist who brought this piece to life…
Born in Lourenço Marques, Mozambique on April 2nd 1968 (Aries with Aries ascendant running on Aries). Gets a degree in Communication Design from IADE Creative University, Lisbon, 1992.
In 1994 starts his journey at the João Machado studio in Oporto. There as a designer he developed materials for Expo 98. In 2001 he starts his own printing company Neximage, working with several publishing houses as Antigona, ASA, PrimeBook, Caleidoscópio, Estar, DON QUIXOTE and Esfera dos Livros.
He developed booklets and illustrations for different newspapers “I”, Expresso, NS DIÁRIO NOTICIAS – and created a family of cartoon figures to illustrate the texts of Tiago Rodrigues, humorist and author, now director of the Dona Maria theater house.
From 2009 to 2013 he ran a publishing house specialized in architecture “True Team Publishing” in cooperation with Editor Manuel das Neves where he continued the design work started in 2001, publishing and exporting several luxury publications. Currently working as a freelancer supporting different companies, both private and State-owned, cooperates with agencies such as Ivyti.
As an illustrator, designer and editorial director is responsible for image renovation of JM-Madeira newspaper and its weekly magazine Acúcar. Other clients are Hotel Palácio, Palácio de Cadaval, Hotel Farol, Quinta dos Prazeres, Confeitaria. Since 2004 has been developing the Art by Design concept (exhibiting at Voyager 3 – Experimentadesign), where communication concepts learned throughout the years in his career as a graphic designer are applied to art. N.S.Q.Ri, is the highest representative of the concept, always adapting to the exhibit location, considering its particularities, tales, and fables.
Ricardo Tadeu Barros shows regularly, individually and collectively since 1989. He lives and works in the cities of Lisbon and Funchal.