Bordalo ii

bordalo ii

Who is Bordalo II?

Bordalo II creates sculptures from various discarded objects he can find around the city like scrap, old tires, car carcasses, appliances, plastic stuff and aluminium cans… His installations are focused on questioning the materialistic and consumerist society we live in.

Who is Artur Bordalo?

Artur Bordalo studied painting at the Academy of Fine Arts in Lisbon for eight years where he discovered sculpture, ceramics and experimented with a variety of materials.

What are some of the best pieces of art created by Bordalo?

Bordalo II is also famous for his Railway Series realised in Portugal in which he cleverly uses train tracks to make art. Those pieces are remarkable with contrasts in bright and neon colours and show playful and cynical situations.

What is Bordalo famous for?

Artur Bordalo, also known as Bordalo II (pronounced Bordalo Segundo), was born in 1987 in Lisbon, Portugal. He is famous for using street garbage to create stunning animals sculptures so as to warn people about pollution and all types of endangered species. His works are considered as « trash art ».

What can we learn from the work of Robert Bordalo II?

Bordalo II, through the great dimension and visibility of his works, conveys in an exemplar way this urgent message of sustainability that so many still refuse to admit. A strong message, that can easily be understood by the observer of any age, cultural level or social status.

Who is Artur Bordalo?

Artur Bordalo studied painting at the Academy of Fine Arts in Lisbon for eight years where he discovered sculpture, ceramics and experimented with a variety of materials.

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