Piratininga - Journal of the Museum of Sacred Art of São Paulo brings high-quality text and rich and varied illustrations, in order to open dialogue between all public
A Museu de Arte Sacra de São Paulo – MAS-SP, institution of the Department of Culture and Economy of the State of São Paulo Creative, promotes the release of the second edition of Piratininga - Journal of the Museum of Sacred Art of São Paulo, under the direction of José Carlos Marcal de Barros and editing Jose Luis Landeira. Now exclusively digital and semiannual version, texts with high quality and rich and varied illustrations, the proposal is a scientific publication that presents itself as a place for all who wish “talk” about art, seeking or dialogue between various public, knowledgeable or not these cultural universes.
For this second edition, Prof. Dr. José Luis Landeira specified: "The thematic dossier is fifty years MAS / SP, with articles that discuss its history and its present reality: roadshows, no external courses, exhibitions that emerge from the classroom work of the museum etc.. Here are various articles on Art History, Art Theory, Literature, History, Society etc., with very different themes that address issues such as “Why a work of art comes to be worth so much money?”; “There is mysticism in Heavy Metal?”; “How to understand and appreciate the museum's art pieces?”; “What can we learn from ancient Persia?” among other ".
For editorial director José Carlos Marcal de Barros, “The Sacred Art Museum of Sao Paulo, some years, decided, as part of its mission, not be restricted to the activity that is at the root of his reason, mainly Brazilian. To this end it has developed a profitable publishing activity and, especially, teaching about the various issues related to its raison d'être, seeking not only to gather a group of highly qualified teachers, but also achieve frequency of people interested, hitherto unprecedented. Part of this scope the creation of this magazine”. The main objectives of Piratininga, They are the systematic publication of works done by students MAS / SP in its various courses, stimulating the production of texts and information sharing, and the opportunity to the most outstanding names of History and Art History to collaborate with an aesthetic reflection of content.
Piratininga It is available in the online version on the site www.museuartesacra.org.br.
|Event: Launch Piratininga - Journal of the Museum of Sacred Art of São Paulo - Edition II|
|editorship: José Carlos Marcal de Barros|
|Edition: Jose Luis Landeira|
|Date: 15 February 2020, Saturday, to 141h|
|Local: Museu de Arte Sacra de São Paulo – www.museuartesacra.org.br|
|Address: Avenida Tiradentes, 676 -Light, São Paulo (Tiradentes station of subway)|
|Tel.: 11 3326-5393|
MAS / SP
The Sacred Art Museum of Sao Paulo, institution of the Department of Culture and Economy of the State of São Paulo Creative, It is one of the most important of its kind in the country. It is the result of an agreement signed between the State Government and Mitra Archdiocese of Sao Paulo, in 28 October 1969, and its installation date 29 June 1970. Since then, the Museum of Sacred Art of São Paulo came to occupy wing of the Monastery of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception of Light, on Avenida Tiradentes, downtown São Paulo. The building is one of the most important monuments of colonial architecture São Paulo, built of rammed earth, rare remaining example in the city, last farm convent city. It was listed by the Historical and Artistic Heritage Institute National, in 1943, and the Council for the Defense of Heritage, Architectural artistic and the State of São Paulo, in 1979. It has much of its collection also listed by IPHAN, since 1969, whose priceless heritage includes relics of stories in Brazil and worldwide. The Sacred Art Museum of Sao Paulo holds a vast collection of works created between centuries 16 and 20, counting with rare specimens and significant. There are more than 18 thousand items in the collection. The museum has works of recognized names, as Frei Agostinho da Piedade, Frei Agostinho de Jesus, Antonio Francisco Lisboa, the "Aleijadinho" and Benedito Calixto de Jesus. Noteworthy are also the collections of nativity scenes, silverware and jewelery, Lampadarios, furniture, altarpieces, altars, clothing, liturgical books and numismatic.
OF SACRED ART MUSEUM SAO PAULO - MAS / SP
Chairman of the Board of Directors – José Roberto Marcellino
CEO – José Carlos Marcal de Barros
Director of Planning and Management – Luiz Henrique Neves Marcon
Museologist - Beatriz Cruz