Born in Havana, Cuba in 1955 .
Has lived and worked in Ghent, Belgium since 1990
Ricardo Brey is a Cuban-born visual artist . His artistic roots lie in the 1970s and 1980s then active member of the group Volumen I today synonym for the emergence of a new generation of avant-garde artists in Cuba after the revolution of 1959. After extensive travelings Brey move to Europe were live and work and since 1990 . The invitation to participate in Documenta IX in Kassel was the starting point for Brey to move to Belgium . Among other recognitions Brey had received in 1998 the Prize from the Flemish Ministry of Culture and a Guggenheim Fellowship for installation Art and Sculpture. From 2002 onward Brey make a turn of the wheel in his way of working , always looking for new appoches towards art he has committed himself to the development and presentations of large projects, “Universe”, “Annex” and “Every life is a fire” that was presented on it’s totallity as part of the 56th International Art Exhibition – la Biennale di Venezia, All the World’s Futures.
Ricardo Brey is represented by Galerie Tanit Beirut/Munich.