Mr. Marcos MARIN
Marcos Marin, a Brazilian artist, painter, sculptor and pianist, is highly respected in the international art scene, with his innovative approach to the concept of op Art.
Pierre Cardin, who has been his patron for the last four years, has enabled him to develop his series of optical portraits.
Marin has also worked to develop a strong artistic relationship with the Principality of Monaco for the last five years . Marin was commissioned by the Palace to create the official monument for Prince Rainier III, which was unveiled on 18th January 2006 by SAS Prince Albert and SAS Princess Stephanie.
In 2005 his portrait of Princess Grace became part of the permanent collection of Nouveau Musee de Monaco.
Marin, who currently lives in Monaco is a member of AIAP UNESCO and Academia Nacional de Belas Artes de Portugal.
Marin has been honored to receive :
Hirohito Great Medal, in Tokyo Japan, for the centenary of Japanese/Brazilian friendship.
Stanley Ho Monetary authority of Macao Medal
Ulisses Guimaraes medal from Sao Paulo, Brazil