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Helenita Teixeira – “Need to create”, by Edmundo Cavalcanti

Edmundo Cavalcanti é Artista Plástico, Colunista de Arte e Poeta.

Edmundo Cavalcanti is a Visual Artist, Art Columnist and Poet.

1- Where did you born? And what is your academic training?

I was born in Ipanema – Minas Gerais and I graduated in Economics with Specialization in Economic Engineering and Industrial Administration – Rio de Janeiro.

2- How and when you give your first contact with the Arts?

Studying IT in the VIP ROOM in 2004 in Rio de Janeiro.

3- How did you find this gift?

When I completed the Computer Graphics Course composto do Corel Draw.

Helenita Teixeira é Artista Plástica.

Helenita Teixeira is a Plastic Artist.

4- What are your main influences?

my influence is myself. I don't like to imitate any person or work. I always need to raise.

5- What materials do you use in your works?

I use or basic: Fabric, brush, cloth, sandpaper, godet and paints.

6- What is your creative process itself? What inspires you?

Looking at different materials, I look at everything and the ideas are born.

7- When you started effectively to produce or create your works?

When I finished all my art courses at OBERG – drawing courses – Rio de Janeiro, 2011.

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?

No artist inspired or inspires me. But I like to know about their biography and the art they produce.. I really admire the father of OP ART – Victor Vasarely. Math works attract me a lot.

9- What does art mean to you? If you were to summarize in a few words the meaning of Arts in your life…

A art is a form of expression from the beginning until today, here are several moves. Today I realize that artists in general are concerned with presenting the beautiful and not a form of expression. Because there are many countries where freedom, equality and peace are at risk and one way to express all of this is through art.





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).

In art the world doesn't worry me. On the contrary, when i'm doing a job i forget the world, as this is allowed where i reside. Express about the world by reading or writing, because that's how my training was.

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?

Yes, were two great masters Mara Rúbia – Architect of the Daniel Azulay Workshop and the Professor Carlos Roberto Coelho da Silva of the OBERG Course.

12- You have another activity beyond art? You teaches classes, lectures etc.?

Yes, I have many other activities, but not art-related. Art emerged as an escape from my big activities, but I thank God so much for everything so far. "Thank my god".

13- Its major national and international exhibitions and their awards?

  1. Sociedade Brasileira de Belas Artes (SBBA) – RJ - From 16.03.2017 to 25.03.2020. Various Bronze Medals, Silver and Gold;
  2. Raphael Art Gallery – Virtual Exhibition-Edmundo Cavalcanti from 31.12.2020 and 15.09.2021;
  3. Impacted by Art - Virtual Exhibition - Luciane Yahweh – 22.02.2021;
  4. Alegria Brasileira – Centro Cultural Brasil – Dominican Republic – 21.09.2019;
  5. Clube Militar Plastic Arts Salon - 11.07.2019 – Special Jury Prize;
  6. Participation in Expo Arte/Foto held by ANFDES and APA – BNDES -29.06.2018.

14- Your plans for the future?

the future for me is today. In painting, evolution is normal.

15- 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'm not the right person to opine on this. Many struggle to reach a prominent place. But to stand out you have to do something very different, as Eduardo Kobra and the Twins.

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A walk through the colors and shapes in the paintings of Helenita Teixeira by Ana Mondini

Ana Mondini é Crítica de Arte, Doutora em Filosofia, Artista Plástica, formada pela Escola de música e artes do Paraná e Idealizadora da “Galeria Virtual – Filosofia & Arte” e do canal no YouTube “Entrevista com Artistas & Afins”.

Ana Mondini is an Art Critic, PhD in Philosophy, Visual Artist, graduated from the School of Music and Arts of Paraná and Creator of the “Virtual Gallery – Philosophy & Art” and the YouTube channel “Interview with Artists & Related ”.

The artist Helenita Teixeira goes through several poetics in his paintings, going from abstraction with black and white lines to colorful tribal portraits.

In relation to abstractions, the artist offers interesting moves: through curved lines, presents the spiral movement, and, by using straight lines, puts perception in an ambivalent situation: while the lines build the figures, nay, The houses, they are in a position to deconstruct those same images.

In relation to the portraits, to artist brings the intimate atmosphere through the use of black and white, corroborated by the affective symbology of the rose. Already in the portraits of members of the African tribal community, the pictorial character is emphasized by the objects themselves or colored adornments on the bodies, who, in the Painting, they also manifest themselves as beautiful paintings., emphasizing the great beauty and royalty of these individuals.

Whether by the sensations arising from the portraits, either by abstraction, Helenita Teixeira creates an atmosphere whose mix of shapes and colors (white, Brown, yellow, etc..), at the same time that it highlights the perfection intrinsic to each one of them, shows that obvious that must always be remembered, namely, that it is precisely the relationships between the multiple colors and existing shapes that enrich and beautify the world of perceptions.

Social networks:

Instagram: @anamondinigaleriavirtual / Facebook: @ anamondini.galeriavirtual

Instagram: @anamondiniart / Facebook: @anamondiniart

Youtube: @Ana Mondini – Interview with Artists & Related

E-mail: mondiniann@hotmail.com

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