This catalog is a companion to the exhibition "Bandits & Heroes, Poets & Saints - Popular Art of the Northeast of Brazil", which is produced by Con/Vida - Popular Arts of the Americas in conjunction with the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History in Detroit, Michigan. It includes four essays covering important aspects of northeastern Brazil's vibrant culture: popular art of northeastern Brazil; the history of slavery in the region; an interview with respected Candomblé priestess Mãe Stella de Oxossi; and an overview of music expression in northeastern Brazil. The catalog also includes a listing of all of the artists included in the exhibition, a glossary, and Portuguese essay translations. Illustrations include images of art by Alfredo Cruz of Salvador, the Borges family of Bezerros, Kalys of Aurora, the Graciano family of Juazeiro do Norte, Nilo dos Santos of Salvador, Sol Bahia of Salvador, and others.
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Paperback: 86 pages
Publisher: Con/Vida - Popular Arts of the Americas (2013)
Product Dimensions: 8.4 x 5.8 x 0.7 inches
Shipping Weight: 12.6 ounces