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Remarks by Horst Kohler at the 2001 Washington Conference of the Council of the Americas

Monday, May 7, 2001

At the 2001 Washington Conference on the Americas, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund, Horst Kohler, discussed how the International Monetary Fund intends to become more efficient in helping to resolve and avoid financial crises. He later stated the importance of getting investment capital from the rest of the world in impoverished countries. ... Read More

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