Mário Teixeira da Silva

Mário Teixeira da Silva

Director of Módulo – art center

Bio

He was an assistant to Fernando Pernes at the Contemporary Art Center based at the Soares dos Reis National Museum. Created the Module-Center Diffuser of Art in 1975, a gallery that has always devoted special attention to new trends in contemporary art, became known for revealing new artists and was the first Portuguese gallery to devote special attention to photography. Interested in the dissemination of gallery artists on the national circuit was the first gallery to perform at an international art fair, Basel 1977. With regard to photography, he was always interested and showed his various tendencies. Owner of an international collection of photography shown partially in 2002 at the Colectânia Foundation of Barcelona, which published a catalog.

Languages spoken:Portuguese, English, French and Spanish