Sunday, September 21, 2014


[Portugal] (b 1934/d 1999)

Being born in Goa, India, soon moved to Mozambique where she start's painting at the age of 14.. the earlier stages of her work consists mainly in portraits ; made some collective exhibitions , along with 4 other painters, in Mozambique (1961,...,1963) ...
Obtained a Scholarship of  the Gulbenkian Foundation and moved to Lisbon .. from 1964 to 1967 lived in Paris , studying in the "Academie de La Grande Chaumiére" where she maintained contacts with great painters .. Moved definitely to Lisbon in 1967 and started a group of Oil paintings about the city.. along with the exhibitions of 1969 and 1973 , in 1974 she made the portrait of the Journalist and Actress Ana Zanatti , one of the most inspired works of her career... From 1975 to 1978 she lived and worked in Brasil , England  and Switzerland..The projection she already had at a National level, was rapidly crossing borders to other parts of the world and the 80's were in fact the emergence and consolidation of a new name in the World Art Panorama..
During these years , she started two of her most famous series of paintings ("Windows" and "fruits" ) and made many exhibitions in foreign countries... Maluda was awarded with many Prizes , both National and International during her life..


Portugal 1985 "Lisbon Kiosks" (4) [Litho (Casa da Moeda)] Sc(1621,...,1624)

Portugal (Madeira) "Madeira Fortresses" (4) [Litho (Casa da Moeda)] Sc(111,...,114)

Portugal 1987 "Portuguese Lighthouses" (4) [Litho (Casa da Moeda)] Sc(1703,...,1706)

Portugal 1988 " Evora, World Heritage" (1) [Litho (Casa da Moeda)] Sc(1737)

Portugal 1992 "Centenary of the Bullfight Arena of 'Campo Pequeno' " (5,5,1) [Des (Luis filipe de Abreu)][Litho (Casa da Moeda)] Sc(1935)

Portugal 1993 "Portuguese Language Capital Cities Union" (1) [Litho (Casa da Moeda)] Sc(1953)

Portugal 1997 "Sintra, World Heritage" (1) [Litho (Casa da Moeda)] Sc(2201)

Some images are credit of José Carlos Tavares
Some Images are credit of Maluda

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