JOAO CAMARA. DUAS CIDADES. PINTURAS E OBJETOS, 1987-2001
Place Published: São Paulo
Publisher: Pinocoteca do Estado do São Paulo
Date Published: 11 de abril a 16 de junh
Book Id: 65158
color plates, 2 fldg. color plates, bio/chron., cat., bibl., pict. color fldg. wrps.
Exhibition catalogue of the work of the artist, João Câmara (b. Brazil, 1942) one of the most important artist of his generation. "Duas Cidades" is a set of paintings and objects developed between 1987 and 2001. This work is the last piece of a trilogy that started in 1974. It focuses on the cities of Olinda and Recife and revolves around memories, space and political images, a fantasy on the artists' childhood and the political childhood of his generation. His paintings have a unique character since he shows real situations or he describes his own dreams, his own world, the nature and lot of interesting people that include beautiful women and even politicians. Gorgeous color plates including several foldout pages displaying the art. PORTUGUESE TEXT WITH SOME ENGLISH TRANSLATIONS.