ROMERO BRITTO, FOUNDER OF THE HAPPY ART MOVEMENT, IS AN INTERNATIONALLY RENOWNED ARTIST WHO HAS CREATED AN ICONIC VISUAL LANGUAGE OF HAPPINESS, FUN, LOVE AND HOPE ALL ITS OWN INSPIRING MILLIONS WORLDWIDE.
Brazilian-born and Miami-made, Romero has made it to the top and is considered one of the most famous and celebrated living visual artists in the globe.
Britto’s appreciation of the masters Pablo Picasso, Henry Matisse, Andy Warhol, Keith Haring, and Roy Lichtenstein influenced him to create a completely new artistic style by using vibrant, bold and colorful patterns to reflect his optimistic view of the world around him.
His work has been exhibited in the most prestigious galleries and museums in over 120 countries, including the Louvre Museum and he was the first living visual artist to present his work at the Soumaya Museum. Romero Britto has also created innumerous public and private art installations, not to mention the largest in the history of London’s Hyde Park. He did the opening of the Super Bowl XLI in collaboration with the Cirque Du Soleil, was the official artist for the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa, ambassador to the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil, honorary torch bearer and ambassador for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
Romero’s 60,000 sq.ft studio in Miami has already hosted dignitaries, celebrities, innovators and art patrons from all over the globe. Amongst his collectors are HM Queen Elizabeth II, HRH Prince Charles, HM Queen Silvia, Tim Cook, Sir Elton John, Anna Wintour, Richard Branson, Carlos Slim, Alice Walton, Howard Buffett, Micky Arison, Wyatt Koch, Muhtar Kent, Ramon Laguarta, Jim Clerkin, Jean-Claude Biver, Alan G. Hassenfeld, Klaus Schwab, Leonardo Dicaprio, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sylvester Stallone, Martin Scorsese, Tom Brady, Gisele Bündchen, Natalia Vodianova, Paulo Coelho, Pelé, Neymar Jr., Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, Andre Agassi, Roger Federer, Michael Jordan, Kris Jenner, Kim Kardashian, Maluma, Dj Khaled, Justin Bieber, Marc Anthony, Shakira, Michael Jackson, Gloria and Emilio Estefan, Julio Iglesias, Oprah Winfrey, Sir Evelyn Rothschild, Eileen Guggenheim, Leonard Lauder, Steve Wozniak, Nobu Matsuhisa, Wolfgang Puck, Emeril Lagasse, Bobby Flay, Donatella Versace, Stefano Gabbana and Domenico Dolce.
Britto is considered the most licensed artist in history, a frequent speaker at the World Economic Forum (Davos, Switzerland) and is an activist for more than 250 charitable organizations, but most of all, he is an artist who believes that “art is too important not to share” and that he has a role as an agent of positive change.