“A strong and deep impression one gets when in contact with the works of Anna Guerra is in color. It is a shock of joy and interaction between shades in search of plastic resolutions presented by the artist, always in view of the dialogue between gesture and form. "
Oscar D´Ambrosio – doctoral student in Education, Art and History of Culture at the University Mackenzie, a Masters in Visual Arts at the Art Institute of Unesp. Member of the International Association of art critics (AICA-Section Brazil).
1- Where did you born? And what is your academic training?
I was born in Recife / PE, made veterinary and architecture colleges, I am Brazilian Academy member of Fine Arts in Rio de Janeiro.
2- How and when you give your first contact with the Arts?
From semper, I am cousin Lula Cardoso Ayres and my family has always been engaged in art.
3- How did you find this gift?
Too small, accompanied Daniel Azulaye program has made theater costumes, painting, embroidery, kitchen and everything that moved with the creation.
4- What are your main influences?
Carybé in the beginning and now I am fan of the experiment.
5- What materials do you use in your works?
Outside the imagination? All I can try, all kinds of paints, various surfaces, resin, fire, water…
6- What is your creative process itself? What inspires you?
What inspires me is in essence popular culture Northeastern. The process takes place depending on the material at hand quentenha.
7- When you started effectively to produce or create your works?
To the 17 years.
8- Art is an intellectual production exquisite, where emotions are embedded in the context of creation, but in art history, we see that many artists are derived from other, following technical and artistic movements through time, you own any model or influence of any artist? Who would be?
I work a lot, until fatigued, almost everyday, a sentence of Picasso it inspires me "The more I work, I have more inspiration ", I do not feel follower of any school or artist, I have popular culture as inspiration and confused technique and dirty as my partner.
9- What does art mean to you? If you were to summarize in a few words the meaning of Arts in your life…
10- What techniques do you use to express their ideas, feelings and perceptions about the world? (Whether it is through painting, sculpture, drawing, collage, photography… or uses several techniques in order to make a mix of different art forms)
I'm always looking for new, but the screen is my greatest ally…
11- Every artist has his mentor, that person whom you mirrored that encouraged and inspired you to follow this career you, going ahead and taking your dreams the other expression levels, who this person is and how it introduced you in the art world?
I fought against all odds to follow my way. I walk alone… adding the community, but always I found myself inside myself.
12- You have another activity beyond art? You teaches classes, lectures etc.?
Not, only painting.
13- What are your major national and international exhibitions?
I have participated in several national and international, Louvre Museum / Paris – ExpoArt/New York – Art Basel/Miami – Belgica, London – Portugal – Rome.
The most recent being in this Marcelo Neves Art Gallery in São Paulo / SP.
13- Your plans for the future?
Continue my legacy in painting.
In your opinion what is the future of Brazilian art and its artists? (in the general context) and why so many artists are giving preference to show their work in international exhibitions despite high costs?
I do not know the future, My live intensely today. International exhibitions bring us some pleasure. Still I'm a fan of my dwelling place, if here I am, Here I want to show my work.
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