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Artigo sobre collage

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Resumo do artigo collage:

Collage, as a technique, has a long history, but its reappearance in 20th century art with Cubism was a major turning point, freeing painters from the flatness of the surface. With the incorporation of extraneous materials to the picture space - newspaper clippings and paper of all sorts, fabrics, wood, objects and other materials -, painting came to be conceived as a construction over a support,

Artigo sobre Neocolonial

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Casa da Rua Taguá, São Paulo - 1917
Ricardo Severo
Reprodução Fotográfica Romulo Fialdini

Resumo do artigo Neocolonial:

"Do not attempt, gentlemen, to see in this traditionalist veneration diluted in nostalgic and old-fashioned poetry, the manifestation of a romantic and retrograde yearning for the past. Indeed, to create an art that could be ours and of our time, we must not, regardless of our viewpoint, seek motives, origins and sources of inspiration too far away from ourselves and from the environment in which

Artigo sobre Body Art

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Resumo do artigo Body Art:

Body Art, or art of the body, is a trend in contemporary art in which the artist's body is the medium for the works. It is closely related to Happening and Performance. Body Art is not about producing new representations of the body - which are recurrent throughout art history -, but utilizing the artist's body as a support medium for actions usually associated with violence, pain and physical

Artigo sobre Commercial Galleries in Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo until 1970

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Resumo do artigo Commercial Galleries in Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo until 1970:

Specialised spaces devoted to the exhibition and sale of art, opened and managed in general by dealers, commercial galleries began to appear within Brazil in the first decades of the 20 th century. The creation of locations exclusively devoted to the sale and dissemination of works of art pointed to the condensation of the art market within Brazil, a process which dates back to the second half

Artigo sobre Traveling Artists

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Igreja de N. S. da Glória e Aqueduto -
Ouseley
Reprodução fotográfica Lew Parella

Resumo do artigo Traveling Artists:

Traveling artists were those whose works were inextricably linked to the act of traveling. The drawings and paintings they made were essentially descriptive and registered the course of travel and the discovery of landscapes and human types. In general, these artists were incorporated to the artistic and scientific expeditions which traversed the newly-conquered territories registering their

Artigo sobre French Artistic Mission

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Resumo do artigo French Artistic Mission:

Within Brazil, the 19th century witnessed profound changes in the history of the visual arts with regard to the preceding centuries, whose meaning cannot be understood without referring to the so-called Missão Artística Francesa [French Artistic Mission]. On 26 March, 1816, a group of French artists disembarked in Rio de Janeiro, led by Joachim Lebreton (1760-1819), the recently dismissed former

Artigo sobre Expressionism

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Retrato de um professor - 1912
Anita Malfatti
Reprodução fotografica Leonardo Crescenti

Resumo do artigo Expressionism:

The term Expressionism has a precise meaning in art history which refers to a trend of European Modern Art rooted in Germany, between 1905 and 1914. It was used for the first time in 1911, in the review Der Sturm [The Tempest], the most important publication of the movement, and marked an opposition to French Impressionism. Whereas the impressionists stressed the idea of capturing immediate

Artigo sobre Marajoara Art

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Resumo do artigo Marajoara Art:

Marajoara art represents the artistic output, above all in ceramics, of the inhabitants of the island of Marajó, in the state of Pará, considered to be the oldest ceramic art in Brazil and one of the oldest of the Americas. Research carried out by the archaeologists Betty Meggers (1921- ) and Clifford Evans (1920-1981) during the 1940s-60s identified distinct ceramic traditions on the basis of

Artigo sobre Collaborative Mapping

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Resumo do artigo Collaborative Mapping:

In the mid-2000s, the internet ushered in an important transformation of the tools available for generating content, conducting searches and sharing files and social relations among users.  A new paradigm, called Web 2.0 – a term made popular by entrepreneur and activist Tim O'Reilly (1954) – emerged with a set of new programming tools and languages that enabled a more dynamic experience

Artigo sobre The Barbizon School

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Resumo do artigo The Barbizon School:

That known as the Barbizon School in fact consisted of an informal group of artists including Jean-Baptiste Camille Corot (1796-1875), Narcisse Virgile Diaz de la Peña (1808-1876), Charles-François Daubigny (1817-1878 ), Jules Dupré (1811-1889), Charles Emile Jacque (1813-1894), Jean-François Millet (1814-1875), Constant Troyon (1810-1865) and Théodore Rousseau (1812-1867), all of whom lived near

Artigo sobre Brazilian Colonial Goldwork

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Resumo do artigo Brazilian Colonial Goldwork:

Since the start of colonisation, silver occupied a notable position within Brazilian society, as it was the preferred metal for the ornamentation of houses and churches. Since, however, there are no deposits within the country, silver had to be brought from México, Spain and Peru and exchanged within Brazil for textiles, sugar and also for African slaves. For a long time, the city of Salvador was

Artigo sobre Flowers

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Resumo do artigo Flowers:

Flower painting is a key aspect of the still-life genre. In some periods, it was hardly distinguishable from other features of the genre, being an integral part of fruit and garden paintings. It is noteworthy that the earliest Spanish and Italian still-life painters were generically labeled as "painters of fruits and flowers". Between the mid-16 th century and the early 17 th century,

Artigo sobre Cannibalism

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Abaporu - 1928
Tarsila do Amaral
Reprodução fotográfica Romulo Fialdini

Resumo do artigo Cannibalism:

On January 11 th , 1928, the painter, Tarsila do Amaral , gave one of her recent paintings to Oswald de Andrade as a birthday present, without knowing that it would become the catalyst for one of the most original theoretical formulations of the specific nature of modern Brazilian art . While he was looking at that strange man painted by Tarsila, with enormous feet driven into the ground, with

Artigo sobre Maxixe

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Resumo do artigo Maxixe:

The word "maxixe", which appeared in printed form for the first time in 1880, 1 originally designated an urban dance in close embrace, or interlace, position  originated in Rio de Janeiro in the second half of the 19 th century. Created by the residents of Cidade Nova, a popular carioca neighborhood, maxixe was initially danced in dances called "samba" or "assustados" and its distinctive

Artigo sobre Engraving

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Resumo do artigo Engraving:

Engraving is the process of making a design on a hard surface - like wood, stone and metal - by incising, corroding or carving the surface with special implements and materials. As opposed to drawing, the techniques employed in engraving allow for the reproduction of the image. Therefore, an engraving is considered original when it is the direct result of the block created by the artist, who

Artigo sobre Beaux-Arts

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Resumo do artigo Beaux-Arts:

The term beaux-arts (fine arts) refers to the so called "higher arts", those presenting a non-utilitarian character, as opposed to the applied arts and the decorative arts. This concept was incorporated to the vocabulary of art history and art criticism due to the influence of the book Les Beaux-Arts Réduits à un Même Principe [The fine arts reduced to a single principle], 1746, by Charles

Artigo sobre Futurism

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Resumo do artigo Futurism:

The Futurist Manifesto, by the Italian poet Fillippo Tommaso Marinetti (1876-1944), was published in Paris in 1909. In this first example of a series of manifestoes published until 1924, Marinetti declared the Italian roots of the new aesthetic: "...we wish to free this country (Italy) from its fetid gangrene of professors, archaeologists, tourist guides and antiquaries". Speaking from Italy to

Artigo sobre Neoconcretism

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Resumo do artigo Neoconcretism:

The neoconcrete rupture in Brazilian art dates from March 1959, when the Manifesto Neoconcreto [Neoconcrete Manifesto] was published, and should be understood within the context of the Brazilian Concrete Art movement, which dates from the early 1950s and can be traced back to the work of artists from the Grupo Frente [Frente Group], in Rio de Janeiro, and the Grupo Ruptura [Rupture Group], in

Artigo sobre Abstract Expressionism

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Resumo do artigo Abstract Expressionism:

The term Abstract Expressionism, used for the first time in 1952 by the critic H. Rosenberg, refers to an art movement that took place in New York during the period immediately following World War II, 1939-1945. It was the first American pictorial style to achieve international recognition. The United States emerged as a new world power and a thriving art center, largely due to the immigration of

Artigo sobre Escola Paulista

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Resumo do artigo Escola Paulista:

Escola Paulista is the denomination under which a significant portion of modern Brazilian architecture is usually referred to in architectural histories, although the term does not cover the entire architectural output of the state of São Paulo. At first, it concerned the works produced by a group of architects based in São Paulo under the leadership of Vilanova Artigas (1915 - 1985). The