December 16, 2017 12:04 pm

JUAN CARLOS CASTAGNINO (1908/1972), ARGENTINE REALIST PAINTER, MURALIST AND SKETCH ARTIST – Painter of social undertones

CREATIVE GENIUS – Heavy landscapist painter JUAN CARLOS CASTAGNINO 1/3 – He was called a “social painter” because he used painting to denounce the situations of injustice. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mi4024C1G00 Until 1914, he lived in a rural landscape full of wagons and horses, where his father worked as a locksmith. He was born in Mar del Plata in a hotel room in ...

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RAUL SOLDI(1907/1994), ARGENTINE PAINTER – Painting made through the dream

OWN EXPRESSION OF STYLIZED DREAMS THROUGH FORMS AND COLORS RAUL SOLDI 1/3 – He was born in Buenos Aires to Italian parents in 1907, growing up in a family surrounded by artists. After traveling to Europe in 1924, he joined the Brera Academy in Milan, attending both personal and collective exhibitions. He had been accustomed to the formal aspects of ...

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RAMON GOMEZ CORNET (1898/1964), ARGENTINE MODERNIST AND FIGURATIVE PAINTER – The painter of the earth

PAINTING, HE MADE A MUD BALL FROM HIS PASSIONS RAMON GOMEZ CORNET 1/3 – Born in a prestigious family, he belonged to a generation, which with aestheticism renewed Argentine art. Moving between abstraction and figuration, he lived a creative trajectory between the boundaries of modern and classic. Painter, who is perceived as one of the forerunners of modern Argentine painting ...

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TROUGH ART – Argentine creativity

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AYKUT AYDOGDU (1986), TURKISH DIGITAL ILLUSTRATOR – without a single paintbrush, so complex human soul

AYKUT AYDOGDU 1/3 – He was born in Ankara in 1986 and started his college education in Graphic Design Department at Marmara University – after finishing Anatolian Fine Arts High School in Ankara. He transferred to Hacettepe University‘s Graphic Design Department after one semester and graduated here. AYKUT AYDOGDU 2/3 –Despite his work is purely digital, drawn or painted with ...

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BRAZILIAN AUTHOR’S TRAVEL – following the tracks of brazilian painters and writers

Our trip into Brazilian creativity begins in São Luiz do Maranhão, capital of Maranhão State, hometown of the writer Aluísio de Azevedo. With more than 3,500 buildings dating to the 18th century (entirely covered with hand-painted tiled tiles), UNESCO has granted this city the title of Cultural Heritage of Humanity. Http://packtours.com.br/dest/maranhao/slz/index.htm We suggest you to read really special book named ...

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BRAZILIAN LITERATURE – The Slum, novel by Aluísio De Azevedo

Aluísio de Azevedo, born in Sao Luiz do Maranhão, was the most important Brazilian naturalistic writer. His career spans a period of seventeen years. He was the author of twelve novels and eleven theater plays. As a journalist, he had gone to places, where he intended to acclimatize his novels, mixing and talking with people, who inspired his characters. Experienced ...

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SCHADES OD BRAZILIAN POETRY – Hilda Hist: do you see me as mad? Because there is desire within me, everything glimmers

Her first novel aroused great scandal. It was published in 1950 and was titled “Presagio”. The book told the story of love between two pariahs, but “Letters from a seducer” remains the best among her erotic novels. She describes the everyday life of Karl, a wealthy and amoral man, who seeks an answer to his incomprehension of life through sex. ...

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FERNANDO VIGNOLI (1960/2016), BRAZILIAN EXPRESSIONIST PAINTER – Painting doors, walls and water

SHADES OF EXPRESSIONISM, SURREALISM AND POP ART FERNANDO VIGNOLI 1/3 – The artist, professionally known as Vignoli, was a Brazilian painter and sculptor and was born in Belo Horizonte in 1960. He loved to associate his works with Expressionism and Realism and loved to associate shades of Italian metaphysical painting. He graduated in Visual Communication at the School of Visual ...

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ANTONIO BANDEIRA (1922/1967), BRAZILIAN VISUAL PAINTER – “Never start paint paintings”

LYRICAL ABSTRACTION IN PAINTINGS ANTONIO BANDEIRA 1/3 – He was born in Ceará (Fortaleza) in 1922 and became famous visual artist. He is considered one of the ten great Brazilian painters, certainly the greatest of his generation. He has had several exhibitions, galleries and museums (including the Museu de Arte Contemporânea from the Universidade de Sao Paulo. In 2011 his ...

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LULA CARDOSO AYRES (1910/1987), BRAZILIAN AVANTGARDE PAINTER – Birds, emus and bulls between Abstractism and Figurativism

MANY PATHS OF CREATIVITY LULA CARDOSO AYRES 1/3 – He was born in Recife in 1910, spending his childhood on family farm. Already at the age of 12, he began painting studies with a German painter, his fellow citizen. In 1925, he went to Paris, visiting museums and devoting himself to study various modern artistic trends. When five years later ...

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ALFREDO VOLPI (1896/1988), BRAZILIAN MODERNIST PAINTER – Being an Impressionist painter without knowledge about it

THINKING ONLY ABOUT THE LINE, SHAPE AND COLOR PROBLEM ALFREDO VOLPI 1/3 – He started painting when he was 12 years old, realizing naturalistic landscapes. He was born in Lucca (central Italy) in 1896, but grew up in Brazil and became one of the fathers of the local modernist movement. His artistic maturity had been influenced by the great landscape ...

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