Hermelindo Fiaminghi


With Décio Pignatari and P. A. Almeida he founds PDP Propaganda – Direção e Planejamento de Marketing, a company that operates until 1967.

He participates with six artworks in the exhibition Konkrete Kunst, organized by Max Bill, at the Helmhaus, Zürich (Switzerland).

Executes, in the tempera on canvas, the first works of the Corluz series and resume work on the slides of the Retículas Corluz series.


At Ibirapuera Park (SP), he photographs foliage and certain flowers in backlit shots, as raw material for his work with color lattices and offset printing.

He participates in the VI Bienal de São Paulo (MAM-SP) and holds his first solo show, at Galeria Aremar, in Campinas (SP).

With his friend Décio Pignatari he does the layout for the book of poetry Universo, by Mário da Silva Brito, which the following year receives the Jabuti Prize for best book cover.


He serves as cofounder of the Associação de Artes Visuais Novas Tendências and, in December, takes part in the inaugural group show of the Associação de Artes Visuais Galeria Novas Tendências (SP), exhibiting the offset print called Retícula Corluz X (1962).

Participates in the VII Bienal de São Paulo (Fundação Bienal de São Paulo).


He holds a solo show at the Associação de Artes Visuais Galeria Novas Tendências (SP).


He participates in the VIII Bienal de São Paulo (Fundação Bienal de São Paulo).

Begins a series of offset lithographs called Os Bolinhos [Little Cakes] and Braços e Abraços [Arms and Embraces].


A significant number of his corluz lattices are part of the exhibition Seis Pesquisadores de Artes Visuais, at the Museu de Arte Contemporânea da Universidade de São Paulo (MAC-USP) and at the Museu de Arte Contemporânea de Campinas (SP), an exhibition that also travels to the cities Porto Alegre, Belo Horizonte and Rio de Janeiro (MAM-RJ).

He participates with two Retículas Corluz [Colorlight Lattices] in the group show Arte Hoy en el Brasil, at Galeria da Missão Cultural Brasileira, in Assunção (Paraguay).

Receives the gold medal at the XV Salão Paulista de Arte Moderna, at Galeria Prestes Maia (SP).

In the field of industrial design, the company Rhodia releases two collections of fabric patterns with his corluz lattices.

He leaves Volpi’s studio and begins to paint at home.

Sells the PDP agency to MPM Propaganda S.A., serving as a consultant to the board of the latter until 1968.


He receives the Acquisition Prize of the I Salão de Arte Contemporânea de São Caetano do Sul (SP).


He takes part in the show Seis Pesquisadores de Arte Visual, in São José dos Campos (SP).

Provides marketing consulting to Equipesca S.A. – Equipamentos de Pesca, de Campinas (SP), until 1970.


He creates and directs the Ateliê Livre de Artes Plásticas de São José dos Campos (SP), which remains active for about one year.