Couple in Lisbon
Framed Fine Art Print
2019, Open Edition
Archival photographic print on heavyweight, acid-free, soft gloss paper in a wood, white, or black frame. Features a 1.25" white border around the image. No matte. Acrylic glass front gives a crystal clear view. Includes a certificate of authenticity on request, and arrives wired to hang.
A young couple embraces on a late night metro in Lisbon, Portugal. A first glance, they appear alone, with more details of the scene emerging in the reflection of the window. Rich contrasting colors and textures add depth and life to the photograph.
Gustavo Minas first got hooked on photography during school when he was studying journalism. It was a class on photojournalism that taught him to notice things through a lens, whether it was vivid colors, deep shadows, or geometric compositions. After graduation, he took a job as an economics reporter at a newspaper, but always found himself waking up early to wander the streets of São Paulo and capture the warm light of the morning. “Many days I come back home with nothing worth a second look, but now and then magic happens, and this is what keeps me going back to the streets over and over.” Although Gustavo’s artwork is powerfully impactful, his demeanor remains humble. “My studio is small and cozy, just a table and iMac in the living room of my apartment. Photography is mostly a hobby for me, and I think that’s why I take so much pleasure from it.”