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Brazil's Rising Stars -FT Magazine


FT Magazine names artist Romero Britto one of the top "25 Brazilians to watch" for his expansive body of work exhibited all over the world.




"King of Pop Art", says People Magazine


People Magazine reports on Romero's "splash" of art from his studio in Miami to the World.

Our dear Brazilian artist already had, back in 2002, when this article was published, an impressive list of fans. Among them, as People reports, and the pictures all over the studio walls prove, are Elton John, Jennifer Lopez, and Senator Ted Kennedy.

Read on!





Leaders Magazine Interviews Romero Britto


On its Style session, Leaders Magazine asks Romero about vibrant shades of colors, charities and young artists.
Get to know more about the Artist and Leader.

Many thanks to Leaders Magazine Editor, Darrell Brown, for allowing us to publish this content on this site.





Ambassador of Art: March 2012


Same Sky honored Romero Britto as the Ambassador of Art for the month of March 2012. "Same Sky is proud to announce artist, Romero Britto, as the March Ambassador of the Month! We are honoring him for his creative and inspiring support of Same Sky since the very beginning." Click on the link below to continue to read the article.


Same Sky, is a fair trade company whose mission is to empower women worldwide and inspire a movement of women. Founded in 2008, Same Sky aims to be a part of the global movement lifting women out of poverty by giving them the tools to become entrepreneurs and lead self sustaining lives. 






Dagbladet.no Magasinet (Dagbladet.no Magazine)


The Norwegian publication, Dagbladet.no featured a photo with Brazilian author of The Alchemist, Paulo Coelho. Paulo sits at his home in front of Romero Britto's portrait of the author and his wife, Christina Oiticica. 






QUEM Magazine - Dois Meses Longe


Britto creates a portrait of the royal couple William and Kate for a London fundraiser.




IWECo Boppard - Romero Britto - The New Picasso


Romero Britto - The New Picasso

This thought provoking artist report edited and curated by IWECo Boppard was formally presented on November 30, 2010 at a Vernissage event held at the Mercedes-Benz Center in Munich.






The Miami Herald - 'Mona Lisa' Mischief


Perhaps what keeps them coming back is the mystery...
The Mona Lisa, one of history's most famous paintings, is the subject of an exhibit at the Miami Dade College Freedom Tower in Miami, FL. The exhibit, divided into two parts, features the historical aspects of the original work as well as more contemporary reinterpretations which include Romero Britto's Mona Cat and Kerozen's Mona Lisa.






Britto announced as Artist Ambassador for Euro Volley 2011


In conjunction with Gerald Hartinger Fine Arts/G-POP, Romero Britto has been named the Official Artist Ambassador to Euro Volley 2011 - www.eurovolley2011.com.
The European championships take place in the cities of Prague, Carlsbad, Vienna and Innsbruck, and are broadcast in over 100 countries worldwide starting September 10. 
Britto monumental sculptures Beach Ball and For You Heart were placed in a Vienna square on September 7th to promote the games, and a Britto Euro Volley 2011 poster is available for sale at the games and through Gerald Hartinger Fine Arts / G-POP.

You can watch news coverage here.






Treasures Magazine - Artist Profile: Romero Britto


Imagine vibrant artwork that combines bright colors and patterns outlined in bold black and you have a glimpse of artist Romero Britto's style. From his gallery and studio on South Beach in Miami, FL, Britto creates everything from colorful Friendship Bears to massive public sculptures for locations ranging from London's Hyde Park to Miami's Landshark Stadium. 




Aspen Times - Drasner Gallery: The New Kid on the Block


Aspen's latest entry into the downtown art scene, where some 40 galleries already exist, is the Drasner Gallery on Hyman Avenue. The 15 year art collector [Lora Drasner] who hails from Miami, FL - still believes there's plenty of room in the market for the type of gallery she has in mind.  Her collection includes Picasso, Kit Karbler, Takashi Murakami and Romero Britto. 




Aspen Times - Getting Happy


Lora Drasner, a 15-year art collector from Miami, has opened a new gallery in Aspen, Colorado which she says is different from other galleries because of it's eclecticism. 




Ocean Drive Magazine - The Brazilians Are Coming


Romero Britto featured in this article highlighting Miami, FL as a top destination spot for Brazilians! 




Gelibete Katze - Bright Colorful Zest for Life


Cats are the favorite animal of artist Romero Britto, and they appear in many of his works: smiling, radiant, happy...




Suedkurier - Alle Wollen Autogramm (Everyone Wants Autographs)


Romero Britto attends a private viewing of his works at the Galerie Mensing in Konstanz, Germany. 




Gotham Magazine - Art and Commerce: Brazilian Pop Artist Romero Britto Makes a Splash with a New Exhibition at the Time Warner Center


This art installation is the result of a collaboration between Romero Britto and Stephen Ross, chairman and CEO of The Related Companies and the man behind the Time Warner Center.  Ross had recently commissioned Britto to create artwork for the Miami Dolphin's Sun Life Stadium (Ross partially owns the team) and was thrilled with the final result.  When space opened up for an exhibition at the Time Warner Center, Britto was the obvious choice. ''Romeros work is unique,'' Ross says. ''It's colorful and happy, and the public responds to it very favorably.''




Serafina Magazine of the Folha de Sao Paulo Newspaper - Britto Inc.


Miami is, for Romero Britto, as Brasilia is for Oscar Niemeyer...




Folha de Sao Paulo Newspaper - ''Quero levar meu trabalho para lugares que precisem de inspiracao'' diz Romero Britto


Britto says he'd like to create an art of inclusion, not one of exclusion...




Dusseldorf Blog - Mensing-Verkaufsausstellung brachte trotz des Traumwetters Rekorderlose


Romero Britto exhibits in Galerie Mensing's 10th anniversary exhibition in Dusseldorf, Germany...




HauteLivingMagazine.com - The NEW Britto Collection - World Class Luggage!


The NEW Britto Luggage Collection by HEYS USA! 




Teleton Assisting Childrens Rehabilitation in Mexico


"Teleton raises over $50 million dollars annually for childrens' rehabilitation facilities all over Mexico and this year I'll be painting a mural at one of the rehabilitation centers with the children. The work being done in Mexico is truly inspiring and I am so honored to be a part of it!"  Romero Britto




CARAS Magazine - Romero Britto: Homenagem a Dilma [Rousseff]


The President of Brazil, Dilma Rousseff, invites Romero Britto to the Presidential Palace her first month in office...




Folha.com - Dilma recebe retrato ... de Romero Britto


The President of Brazil, Dilma Rousseff, invites Romero Britto to the Presidential Palace her first month in office...




Wall Street Journal - Where Angels Party


In so many ways, the Angel Ball, thrown by the songwriter/philanthropist Denise Rich and her daughters, Daniella and Ilona, is big. This week, the event, in honor of Ms. Richs third daughter, Gabrielle, who died of leukemia at the age of 27, raised $3.4 million for Gabrielles Angel Foundation for Cancer Research.  Around 950 people stuffed into Cipriani Wall Street Thursday for performances by Ne-Yo, Shontelle, Josh Groban and Sam Moore.  ''I just fell in love with Romero Britto,'' said Ms. Rich of why she chose his work to be so prominent at her party.  




Global Innovation Report - Raising the Bar: OC Concept Store


The OC Concept Store opened in New York, NY is the first to be opened in the United States, and features the art of Romero Britto, as well as a champagne and caviar bar...




Modern Home - Britto in Hong Kong


Romero Britto presents a solo exhibition at the Opera Gallery in Central Hong Kong and a permanent sculpture exhibition at 1881 Heritage in Tsim Sha Tsui. In Hong Kong, very little art is found on display, that is why it is such a novelty to see the world-renowned Brazilian artist, Romero Britto's artwork on display in Hong Kong.




Magacin - Exuberante y Colorido


Romero Britto is the featured guest at the opening of an exhibition of his work at Petrus gallery in Puerto Rico.





El Nuevo Dia - Britto in Puerto Rico


Romero Britto opens an exhibition of his work at Petrus gallery and also at the Chrysler room at the Museum of Contemporary Art.




Asia Times Online - Singapore Wins, For Now


Resorts World Sentosa, there are several notable artworks, from neo-cubism by Romero Britto to blown glass by Dale Chihuly to a cast of perhaps the best-known sculpture in the world, Auguste Rodin's The Thinker ...''




FIFA.com - Football for Hope Paint Party Slide Show


Children from disadvantaged communities from around the world take part in a painting workshop with Brazilian artist Romero Britto on June 30, 2010 in Johannesburg, South Africa... Modern day pop culture icon Romero Britto joined boys and girls aged between 15 and 18 during a painting workshop to promote Football For Hope, a program that uses the power of football for social development and which is led by FIFA and street football world. 




USA Today - Brasilian Artist Inspires Kids of the World


Romero Britto was brought by Football for Hope, which has organized workshops for children, to build a legacy beyond the World Cup.




Medio - El Sol de Mexico


Romero Britto celebrates the opening of "The Gallery" in Mexico City.




The Daily Record - Arts for Life! Celebration raised funds for young artists


Celebration recently Downtown at the Museum of Contemporary Art. About 115 Northeast Florida political and business leaders attended the May 21st Arts for Life! Celebration to donate to the cause. The benefit assisted Florida's young artists with scholarships. In 2008, Romero Britto became the programs first artist-in-residence.




Travel and Leisure - Best Airport Hot Spots


Best New Shop is Romero Britto's first airport shop, located at Miami International Airport (MIA), North Terminal, Concourse D, Gate 32.




Big Think: C'mon, Get Happy!: Romero Britto's "Happy"


"When the blues strike you hard, the art of Britto - full of bold color and luscious textures - can soften the blow and, even better, heal the wounds. You'll find yourself unable to help smiling yourself and to share the shiny glimmer of Britto's optimism when turning the pages of Happy!"




Miami Today


Talk of the Town - $1 million dollar gift kicks off $10 million Children's Museum effort.




Sociedade - Sucesso International


Romero Britto is recognized as an international success by Brazilian Magazine, Jornal de Brasilia




The Miami Herald


Romero Britto was recently invited by His Royal Highness Charles, the Prince of Wales, to a special dinner at his official residence.




Folha de Sao Paulo - Desenhava nas predes


"Artist says he started painting at age eight." Romero Britto tells about his first encounter with the world of art.





Reuters - Montreux unveils 2010 poster by Brazil's Britto


Brazilian artist Romero Britto was asked to create the 2010 edition of the Montreux Jazz Festivals poster, who also created the festivals poster back in 1999. 




Destak - Kobra exposes the Romero Britto Gallery


Romero Britto is exhibited in a gallery in Sao Paulo.




Pop artist Britto named to UM board South Florida Business Journal


Pop artist Romero Britto has joined the University of Miamis newly formed Entrepreneurship Program Advisory Board. He and other board members will help the university promote awareness and collaboration between its entrepreneurship program and the local and international entrepreneurship communities, as well as provide entrepreneurship-related strategic advice to the school, according to a news release.




The Korea Times - Happiness Fills Romero Britto's Art


The Miami-based artist was in town for the opening of  "Britto in Seoul," a special exhibition for Opera Gallery's second anniversary.





Art Calendar


The wildly successful Romero Britto is known for his brightly colored artwork that incorporates elements of Pop Art and Cubism. His cleverly designed, cheerful images appeal to a wide range of people and have made the 47 year old artist an international star.




Romero Britto, Brazilian pop art from Miami who conquered the world


Romero Britto is regarded as a highly accomplished artist, with notable works of art all over the world. 




Heroes of the Hemisphere


More than 400 VIPs celebrated the achievements of five extraordinary people from Haiti, Colombia, Cuba and El Salvador at the 2009 Heroes of the Hemisphere, which was held on the luxurious Liberty of the Seas cruise ship docked at the Port of Miami.




Romero Britto wins Humanitarian Award at Hispanic Heritage Award Ceremony


Romero Britto, alongside various other prominent Hispanic figures in our community including boxer Oscar De La Hoya, are honored at the 22nd Edition of the Hispanic Heritage Awards.




Recontre: Britto is the Friend Who Wishes You Well


Do you know Romero Britto? This Brazilian is one of the best known contemporary artists in the world. He puts the color in life and tries to make every day brighter.




Forbes.com Video Network


Forbes.com Collector Celebrity Artist Romero Britto. Forbes goes painting and talks with Romero Britto about the White House, Dali, Michael Jackson and more.




Art Business News: Are You Getting the Most Out of Your Web Site?


Romero Britto's website is mentioned as "a great example of a site that has an excellent design and immediately engages the viewer's senses..."




Caras: Ana Maria Braga customiza boneco gigante


Ana Maria Braga, Brazilian journalist and TV personality, has gigantic dolls created for auction at the Decorating and Design Center in Sao Paulo.




The Conservative Voice


Arts nurtured World Cup unity.
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa-The feet seem to move furiously across the canvas, black swirls indicating a sense of near-frantic excitement. The word; Its all about creativity and discipline said pop artist Romero Britto, who participated in FIFAs Football for Hope Festival.




Official Art Poster Edition of the 2010 - USAWorld-


Renowned Brazilian painter Romero Britto is one of many artists proud to participate in the campaign for the Official Art Poster Edition of the 2010 Park West Gallery Summer Collection.




Governor Sergio Cabral in Santa Marta in Rio de Janeiro


Governor Sergio Cabral being interviewed in front of Romeros
Michael Jackson Mural in pacified community Santa Marta in Rio de Janeiro.

Watch the online interview here.




The New York Observer


Mucho Musto - For the past 25 years, writer Michael Musto has been a fixture on the New York nightlife scene and now, many moves later, lives in what he calls the "Switzerland" of New York & Around the bedroom are various portraits: a 1980s-style portrait of himself by Romero Britto.




Philly.com


Moving on up in Northern Liberties. A couples horizontal Blue Bell life goes vivaciously vertical in a four -story townhouse that fits just fine. A colorful abstract titled The Dancers, by Romero Britto, dominates a foyer wall.




80 Kultur


Romero Britto - Ich freue mich jeden Tag aufs Leben - Madonna lie sich von ihm portraitieren, Michael Jackson war mit ihm befreundet und Arnold Schwarzenegger ist schon seit langem begeisterter Sammler seiner Kunstwerke: Romero Britto verzaubert die Welt mit seinen positiven Bildern. Anlässlich seiner Ausstellungseröffnung in der renommierten Wiener Galerie Gerald Hartinger Fine Arts beehrte der amtierende Superstar der POP ART Wien und sprach mit der Kulturzeitung 80 uber positive Messages, seine Leidenschaft zur Kunst und seiner Anschauung des Kulturbegriffs.




Artist Romero Britto and the Homeless Trust Partner to End Homelessness


Romero Britto was approached by the Homeless Trust to help fight homelessness in Miami Dade County through his iconic colorful artwork. Brightly painted meters were developed as receptacles for collecting loose change of passerby s which then will be divided between the many local non-profit agencies that house, clothe, feed and assist the homeless. The first pyramid meter was placed at the mall located at 163rd Street in North Miami and the smaller meters can be sponsored for $1,000 music icon, Jon Secada joined the campaign and has purchased a meter that will placed in a strategic location around town.

Advocates promote Homeless Awareness Day in Miami-Dade- MiamiHerald.com Miami, FL, USA. Organizers got famed artist Romero Britto to design Homeless Awareness Meters and Super-Meters that are to be placed in high-traffic areas around Miami.




Romero Britto Joins University of Miami School of Business PR Newswire


New York, NY, USA- We are delighted that Romero Britto has agreed to provide strategic counsel to the School of Business as we explore and develop new initiatives to ...




Romero Britto, a arte pop brasileira de Miami que conquistou o mundo.







Art 4 Good Works


Romero Britto is a rock star in the world of art and marketing, especially in his adopted hometown of Miami. His colorful, whimsical creations come in many forms .




Jungle Drums Online Magazine


Brazilian painter honors Michael Jackson in London exhibit.




PR Urgent-USAWorld


These artists include the Masters, Rembrandt, Picasso, Goya, Chagall, and Dali as well as contemporary artists - Peter Max, Yaacov Agam, Romero Britto ...




Artnet - New York, NY, USA


Owner Stephen M. Ross, who has just announced that Land Shark Stadium will be getting a makeover courtesy of Miami-based Neo-Pop artist Romero Britto. ...




Romero Britto: Sport is humanity!


USA - World-renowned Brazilian painter Romero Britto is one of many artists proud to participate in the campaign for the Official Art Poster Edition of the 2010 ...