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House of Miracles: Votive Sculpture from Northeastern Brazil

Thursday, August 31, 1989

This exhibition catalogue explores the vibrant folk art tradition of carved wood and ceramic ex-votos in rural Brazil. Ex-votos are representations of miraculous cures, or the ailments that have been cured, offered in shrines and churches to give thanks for divine intervention in personal difficulties. The catalogue  includes essays by Fatima Bercht and Lelia Coelho Frota. ... Read More

Abstract Attitudes: Waltercio Caldas

Monday, April 30, 1984

This is the catalogue of the Brazilian conceptual artist, Waltercio Caldas, which accompanied the exhibition Abstract Attitudes. The catalogue includes a bilingual (English/Portuguese) essay by Paulo Vendncio Filho and was copublished by the Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence. ... Read More