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terça-feira, 13 de março de 2018

An artistic and diplomatic collaboration during the Second World War. - Uma colaboração artística e diplomática, durante a Segunda Guerra Mundial.

As an act of solidarity with the struggle against Nazism, 70 modernist Brazilian artists sent 168 works of art to England by ship. See 10 works.


1
Thea Haberfeld

In 1944, London hosted the first and largest exhibition of Brazilian artists in the United Kingdom to this day. The three paintings that the artist Thea Haberfeld sent to the show are part of public galleries in the United Kingdom. This is one of them. Work: Landscape, 1943. Oil on canvas, 35 x 52 cm. Doncaster Museum and Art Gallery.




2
Cardoso Junior

This was the first Brazilian work acquired by the Tate Gallery. Experts say the picture caught the attention of the British because it illustrated the image they had of Brazil. Work: They Amuse Themselves, c. 1935-40. Oil on canvas, 54 x 69 cm. Tate.




3
Roberto Burle Marx

Green and nature are very present in the works of the artist. In addition to painting, Burle Barx was dedicated to sculpture, tapestry, jewelry design and had thousands of landscaping projects. Work: Landscape, 1943. Oil on canvas, 60 x 73 cm. Brighton and Hove Museums and Art Galleries.




4
Luiz Soares

According to the exhibition catalog of 1944, Luiz Soares was one of the best representatives of Brazilian regional painting. Work: Pastoral, c. 1944. Oil on canvas, 49 x 59 cm. Doncaster Museum and Art Gallery.




5
Clóvis Graciano

The author of this work began the career of painter when he met the artist Cândido Portinari. Clóvis was one of the founders of the Museum of Modern Art of São Paulo and between 1976 and 1978 worked as head of the cultural sector of the Embassy of Brazil in Paris. Work: Ballerina, 1942. Oil on canvas, 80 x 65 cm. The Hepworth Wakefield.




6
Lasar Segall

Lucy portrayed in this painting is the artist Lucy Citti Ferreira. Lucy's work was also present at the exhibition in London in 1944. Work: Lucy with Flower, c. 1939-42 Oil on canvas, 56 x 47 cm. Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art. Photo: Lasar Segall Museum, IBRAM, MinC.




7
Lucy Citti Ferreira

Lucy was born in São Paulo, but spent her childhood and adolescence between France and Italy with her family. One of his tutors was the artist Lasar Segall, who was also part of the Brazilian modernist movement. Work: Still life with a lamp, n.d. Oil on canvas, 64 x 81 cm. Manchester Art Gallery.




8
Emiliano Di Cavalcanti

Di Cavalcanti is today one of the most recognized names in Brazilian art, but when this painting was first seen in London in 1944, the British did not know it. Work: Women from Bahia, s.d. Oil on canvas, 65 x 54 cm. Brighton and Hove Museums and Art Galleries.




9
Gastão Worms

In 1946, this picture of Gaston Worms was sent to the Unesco Modern Art Exhibition, but today it belongs to a gallery in England. Work: Still life, s.d. Oil on canvas, 34 x 37 cm The Hepworth Wakefield.




10
Candido Portinari

According to art historian Dawn Ades, in the 1944 exhibition, the British public expected paintings with exotic and tropical themes, but saw a modern art that resembled that produced in Europe. Work: The Scarecrow (The Half-Wit), 1940. Oil on canvas, 99 x 83 cm. The Mercer Art Gallery.












Cultura não é o que entra pelos olhos e ouvidos,
mas o que modifica o jeito de olhar e ouvir. 

A cultura e o amor devem estar juntos.
Vamos compartilhar.

Culture is not what enters the eyes and ears, 
but what modifies the way of looking and hearing























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Uma colaboração artística e diplomática, durante a Segunda Guerra Mundial.




Como ato de solidariedade à luta contra o nazismo, 70 artistas modernistas brasileiros mandaram, de navio, 168 obras de presente para a Inglaterra. Veja 10 obras.




1

Thea Haberfeld

Em 1944, Londres abrigou a primeira e a maior exposição de artistas brasileiros no Reino Unido até hoje. Os três quadros que a artista Thea Haberfeld enviou para a mostra fazem parte de galerias públicas do Reino Unido. Esta é uma delas. Obra: Landscape, 1943. Oil on canvas, 35 x 52 cm. Doncaster Museum and Art Gallery.




2

Cardoso Júnior

Esta foi a primeira obra brasileira adquirida pela Tate Gallery. Especialistas dizem que o quadro chamou a atenção dos britânicos porque ilustrava a imagem que eles tinham do Brasil. Obra: They Amuse Themselves, c. 1935-40. Oil on canvas, 54 x 69 cm. Tate.




3

Roberto Burle Marx

O verde e a natureza são muito presentes nas obras do artista. Além da pintura, Burle Barx se dedicava à escultura, tapeçaria, design de joias e teve milhares de projetos de paisagismo. Obra: Landscape, 1943. Oil on canvas, 60 x 73 cm. Brighton and Hove Museums and Art Galleries.




4

Luiz Soares

De acordo com o catálogo da exposição de 1944, Luiz Soares era um dos melhores representantes da pintura regional brasileira. Obra: Pastoral, c. 1944. Oil on canvas, 49 x 59 cm. Doncaster Museum and Art Gallery.




5

Clóvis Graciano

O autor desta obra começou a carreira de pintor quando conheceu o artista Cândido Portinari. Clóvis foi um dos fundadores do Museu da Arte Moderna de São Paulo e entre 1976 e 1978 trabalhou como chefe do setor cultural da Embaixada do Brasil em Paris. Obra: Ballerina, 1942. Oil on canvas, 80 x 65 cm. The Hepworth Wakefield.




6

Lasar Segall

A Lucy retratada neste quadro é a artista Lucy Citti Ferreira. A obra de Lucy também esteve presente na exposição em Londres de 1944. Obra: Lucy with Flower, c. 1939-42 Oil on canvas, 56 x 47 cm. Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art. Photo: Lasar Segall Museum, IBRAM, MinC.




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Lucy Citti Ferreira

Lucy nasceu em São Paulo, mas passou a infância e a adolescência entre a França e a Itália com a família. Um dos seus tutores foi o artista Lasar Segall, que também fez parte do movimento modernista brasileiro. Obra: Still life with a lamp, n.d. Oil on canvas, 64 x 81 cm. Manchester Art Gallery.




8

Emiliano Di Cavalcanti

Di Cavalcanti é hoje um dos nomes mais reconhecidos da arte brasileira, mas quando este quadro foi a Londres pela primeira vez, em 1944, os britânicos não o conheciam. Obra: Women from Bahia, s.d. Oil on canvas, 65 x 54 cm. Brighton and Hove Museums and Art Galleries.




9

Gastão Worms

Em 1946, esse quadro de Gastão Worms foi enviado para a exposição de arte moderna da Unesco, mas hoje pertence a uma galeria da Inglaterra. Obra: Still life, s.d. Oil on canvas, 34 x 37 cm The Hepworth Wakefield.




10

Candido Portinari

Segundo a historiadora da arte Dawn Ades, na exposição de 1944, o público britânico esperava quadros com temas exóticos e tropicais, mas viu uma arte moderna que se assemelhava à produzida na Europa. Obra: The Scarecrow (The Half-Wit), 1940. Oil on canvas, 99 x 83 cm. The Mercer Art Gallery.







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