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Black Art in Brazil: Expressions of Identity

Kimberly L. Cleveland

Abstract

Black Art in Brazil explores the work of five artists from different regions of Brazil—Abdias do Nascimento, Ronaldo Rego, Eustáquio Neves, Ayrson Heráclito, and Rosana Paulino—against the wider backdrop of socio—historical and political developments taking place at the national and popular levels in the twentieth and early twenty-first centuries. The book traces the history of national and international interest in black art in Brazil, changes in the related terminology, and development of the discourse. Excerpts from interviews with artists and curators illustrate how different individuals u ... More

Keywords: Afro—Brazilian art, black art, black culture, Brazil, Heráclito, identity, Nascimento, Neves, Paulino, Rego

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780813044767
Published to Florida Scholarship Online: September 2013 DOI:10.5744/florida/9780813044767.001.0001

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Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Kimberly L. Cleveland, author

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