Modern Art – Expressionism in Brazil – Portinari o Pintor e o Poeta, by Rosângela Vig

Fig. 1 – Discovery of Earth, 1941, Tempera with Glued Support on black paper, 28,6 x 29 cm. Rights João Candido Portinari. Photo: Candido Portinari, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons.

made a stop, one stop for the train to carry coffee, Before, difficult roads, only ox carts transited, taking days and days. After, a house here, another there. (PORTINARI, 2018, p.19) Portinari's Poetry is confused with his Painting and it may be that this excerpt from his poem brings to mind the universe of … Read more

First Traces of Modern Art – Expressionism in Brazil by Rosângela Vig

Fig. 6 – The Discovery of the Earth, Cândido Portinari, Mural Painting in the Library of Congress Building, Washington, 1941. Photo: Candido Portinari, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons.

You can also listen to this article in the voice of own Plastic Artist Rosângela Vig: my heart feels very sad… While the gray of goose bumps dialogues a lament with the wind… my heart feels very happy! This upturned chill makes you want to smile! And I follow. And I'm feeling, to the restless alacrity of winter, such as … Read more

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