Vilela Valentin

Vilela Valentin is a painter known for his homosurrealist work, combines the male nude often with satirical images. Influenced by Art Nouveau masters and pioneering masters of gay art like Tom of Finland, Paul Cadmus, Leyendecker among others. He uses his academic formation in psychology and knowledge of the deepest desires of the masculine imagination to impress in his art the fantasy of this same universe. Born in Rio de Janeiro, he moved to Portugal in 1990 and currently lives in Porto.