Brazilian Culture(59 items)
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Doca Leite Handcrafted Marajoara ceramics
"From this art, I could earn a livelihood, raise my children and, most important, preserve the legacy of an ancient culture."
Over time, he was trained and hired there. "At... read more
Popular Brazilian Culture
Handcrafted Ceramic Figurine of a Brazilian Terena Woman, "Terena Woman with Toucan"$49.99
With a toucan on her shoulder and a tray of bananas on her head, a young woman from Brazil's Terena people offers the ripe yellow fruit for sale. Leslie Bassi Gaffuri depicts the girl in ceramic with traditional face paints and tribal dress; wild orchids adorn her long gown. "I am from Mato Grosso do Sul, where these people live in the Amazon rain forest and wetlands," the artisan says. "For me, it's essential to emphasize the importance of these native women."
Ceramic Figurine of a Terena Woman with a Toucan from Brazil, "Terena Woman with a Toucan"$29.99
A young woman from Brazil's Terena people carries a toucan on her shoulder. Leslie Bassi Gaffuri depicts the lovely girl in ceramic with traditional face paints and tribal dress; she wears her long hair in a braid. "I am from Mato Grosso do Sul, where these Amazonian people live. For me, it's essential to emphasize the importance of these native women," the artisan affirms.
Don Quixote-Themed Expressionist Painting from Brazil, "Don Quixote and Sancho Panza"$317.99
Resembling stained glass, this composition is painted in an intriguing expressionist style, depicting the iconic duo Don Quixote and Sancho Panza riding their steeds beneath the glow of the full moon. Brazilian artist David da Costa creates this painting to honor the famous characters from Miguel de Cervantes's famous work. Portuguese.
Expressionist Painting of Acis and Galatea (2017), "Acis and Galatea"$659.99
Telling of the love between a mortal and a Naiad, or sea-nymph, Acis and Agalatea is a traditional Greek myth that inspired this evocative painting. Brazilian artist Dayse Diaz paints the two lovers as Acis holds Galatea in his arms. Painted in an expressionist style, the couple is depicted in tones of grey and brown, as if carved from marble. A Greek column is visible just beyond the star-crossed lovers. in Portuguese.