On the 23rd of April, at 5 pm, the Casino Estoril Art Gallery opens a solo exhibition of paintings by D.Anghel, entitled “Disfiguration of Utopia”.
His painting stands out for the monumentality of the works and for an extremely rigorous technique. In his paintings, subject to a formal and temporal fold, classical compositions of Western painting undergo various processes of transmutation and updating.
Daniela Anghel was born in Alexandria, Romania in 1979, later obtaining Portuguese nationality. Graduated in Fine Arts – Painting at the Faculty of Fine Arts, University of Lisbon, (2004) and took a brief specialization course in oil painting, drawing, portrait and the human figure, at the Ilya Repin Imperial Academy, Saint Petersburg, Russia (2012 -2013).
Since 2003, she has exhibited regularly at the Casino Estoril Art Gallery, having participated in the Spring and Autumn Salons. She has had three solo exhibitions in this gallery: in 2004 – The temptation of the image, in 2005 – Mulheres de Portugal and in 2007 – The return of the eternal. In 2008 she also had an exhibition, A Dobra do Tempo, at the Mãe d’ Água Museum in Lisbon.
Internationally, he participated in the London Biennale (2017), the Barcelona Biennale (2017), the Florence Biennale (2017), the Chianciano Biennale (2018) and the Contemporary Art Fair, Port de Versailles, Paris, in 2018
Daniela Anghel has resided in Spain, Russia, Brazil and Angola in recent years, where she lived for eight years.
The Casino Estoril Art Gallery hosts the individual painting exhibition “Desfiguração da Utopia”, by D.Anghel. With free admission, from 23 April to 23 May.
Distinguished with the “Clean & Safe” certificate from Turismo de Portugal, Casino Estoril opens at 3:00 pm and closes at 3:00 am. Access is free, and from 10 pm, it is for people over 14 years old, and over 10 years old accompanied by their parents. In the Game areas, it is for people over 18 years old.