António Júlio Duarte
ANTÓNIO JÚLIO DUARTE (Lisbon, 1965), lives and works in Lisbon.
Truly committed to photography, over thirty years of work, he participates with one of the most unique and consistent voices in the understanding of photography today.
His work has been exhibited regularly, in Portugal and abroad, since 1990. A selection of recent solo shows includes White Noise at Quartel da Arte Contemporânea de Abrantes, Coleção Figueiredo Ribeiro, Abrantes, 2017; América at Galeria Pedro Alfacinha, Lisbon, 2017; Suspension of Disbelief, CAV, Coimbra, 2016; Mercúrio at Galeria Zé dos Bois, Lisbon, in 2015; and Japão 1997 at Centro Cultural Vila Flor, Guimarães, in 2013.
He is the author of multiple books, among others: White Noise (2011), Deviation of the Sun (2013), Japan Drug (2014) and Against the Day (2019) published by Pierre von Kleist Editions.
His work is part of important public and private collections such as: Portuguese Collection of Photography; Modern Art Centre of Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation; Musée de la Photographie, Charleroi, Belgium; Photographic Archive of Lisbon Municipality; Portuguese Communication Foundation; Image Encounters / Image Museum; Photography Encounters of Coimbra / CAV; Orient Foundation and Museum; P.L.M.J. Foundation; Carmona e Costa Foundation; Fundació Foto Colectania; BES Art Collection; Mário Teixeira da Silva Collection; Photography Collection of Américo Marques; Lagos Cultural Centre; Amorim Turismo Tróia; Colección Madrid Foto; EDP Foundation Art Collection; Jorge Gaspar Collection ; António Cachola Collection – MACE; Vila Flor Cultural Centre; and Figueiredo Ribeiro Collection – Quarter of Contemporary Art of Abrantes.