CÍCERO DIAS: DECADAS DE 20 E 30
Place Published: São Paulo
Publisher: Fundação Armando Álvares Penteado (MAB-FAAP)
Date Published: 2004
Book Id: 79389
b/w, duo tone and color plates, ports., illus., facs., cat., bio/chron., bibl
Deluxe catalogue with full page plates of the watercolors, paintings and drawings done by Dias (b. Brazil 1907, immigrated to France in 1945 - d. 2003) during the his younger years when he lived and studied in Rio de Janeiro, and before leaving for Paris in 1937. His first artworks mix primitive drawings with surrealism in a particular modernist style while portraying a long gone Brazil. During this period he collaborated with Gilberto Freyre as book illustrator and experimented with art-deco designs. He was part of the famous 1930 show of Brazilian artist at the Roerich Museum in New York followed by the famous "Salon Révolutionnaire" in 1931 in Brazil considered one of the 3 most important exhibition on modern art in Brazil. He continued to visit, and exhibit in Brazil throughout his life. An important reference on his early modernist period. FRENCH AND PORTUGUESE TEXT. Published outside of commerce.