Gabriel Mendez was born and raised in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He recently graduated at Parsons School of Design in New York with a BFA in Photography. He currently lives and works between New York and Rio, photographing and exhibiting his personal projects, shooting for major corporations and contributing to magazines in the United States, Brazil, Italy, Portugal, and Argentina.
The history of chess is more than 1500 years. It’s the oldest skill game in the world. Ancient chess are represented in the museums in all over the world. They are amazing. But times change. Nowadays modern art gives the artist more leeway in technical execution as well as concept expression and arrangements of design elements.