The Jacques ruses Gallery is located in Vila Mariana and occupies an old house completely reformed.
The gallery, which began its activities in August 1979, has by vocation the dissemination and promotion of the Brazilian Naif art.
During these 30 years, many exhibitions were held, 105 individual exhibitions and 145 collectives in their own space and also in museums such as the MAC of Campinas, MAM of Goiânia, Espace Art 4 of Paris, Cultural area of IMF in Washington, to quote Only a few and also in art galleries such as the Jacqueline Bricard Gallery in the south of france, the Gallery Pro Art Kasper in Switzerland and the Gina Gallery in Tel-Aviv and recently in new York.
In 1998, Jacques Ruses released the book Arte Naif in Brazil with the collaboration of critic Geraldo Edson de Andrade and in 2003, published the book on the Life and work of the artist Pernambuco mostafiz, with text of the professor and art critic Jorge Anthono and Silva.
The gallery permanently exposes paintings and sculptures of 80 selected artists and considered as representative of the Brazilian Naif art Movement.