Vik Muniz

Vik Muniz frequently reproduces well-known images and works by other artists using materials such as chocolate, dust, wire, thread and sugar which he then photographs.

Born in Sao Paolo in 1961 he moved to New York in the 1980s. His first success came in 1996 when he shoed six small portraits, Sugar Children at Tricia Collins Contemporary Art in New York. SInce then he has had numerous solo shows in the USA, South America, Europe and Japan and his work has been bought by many public collections.

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