Brazil: Folk Art/Selt-Taught Artists | 30 Images

  

MARIPOSA has one of the most unusual and diverse collection of Brazilian folk arts and works by self-taught Brazilian artists in North America. It includes a large collection of unique, authentic ex-voto sculptures; Afro-Brazilian metal sculptures; stunning works by traditional cordel (woodblock) artists; clay sculptures by several of the masters of Alto da Moura (Caruaru); dramatic, three-dimensional works by Nino (João Cosme Felix), Manuel Graziano, José Adario dos Santos, Raimundo Borges Falcão and others; paintings by Heitor dos Prazeres, Chico (Francisco) da Silva and other "naifs"; and prints and woodblocks by J. Borges. Other Brazilian folk art forms, including antique and contemporary mamulengo puppets by known (e.g. by Indio Joel) are also featured. 

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Jose Pinto,Cocoa Bean Harvest,acrylic on canvas, 15x18				15x18			 600
Jose Pinto,Cocoa Bean Harvest,acrylic on canvas, 15x18 15x18 600
Giovanni (João Lavrador), Alegria do Casal,17.5x23 Rio de Janeiro 1965
Giovanni (João Lavrador), Alegria do Casal,17.5x23 Rio de Janeiro 1965
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SOLD
SOLD
SOLD
Manuela da Silva, Untitled, Olinda 1965
Manuela da Silva, Untitled, Olinda 1965
José Eloni da Silva (Eloni), "Mateus", ca. 2000
José Eloni da Silva (Eloni), "Mateus", ca. 2000
José Eloni da Silva (Eloni), "Mateus"(detail)
José Eloni da Silva (Eloni), "Mateus"(detail)
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SOLD
SOLD
SOLD
Mamulengo Puppet, ca. 1960, northeastern Brazil
Mamulengo Puppet, ca. 1960, northeastern Brazil
Indio Joel, The Dead Carries the Living, 2000
Indio Joel, The Dead Carries the Living, 2000
Indio Joel, Mane da Batata puppet, 2000
Indio Joel, Mane da Batata puppet, 2000
SOLD
SOLD
SOLD
SOLD
SOLD
SOLD
Adalton Lopes, The African Queen
Adalton Lopes, The African Queen
Adalton Lopes, The African Queen, detail
Adalton Lopes, The African Queen, detail
SOLD
SOLD
Animal Puppet/Mamulengo, northeastern Brazil
Animal Puppet/Mamulengo, northeastern Brazil
Donkey hand puppet, Pernambuco
Donkey hand puppet, Pernambuco
Heitor dos Prazeres, Samba, acrylic on canvas, 19.5x24,1964
Heitor dos Prazeres, Samba, acrylic on canvas, 19.5x24,1964
Indio Joel, "Ave Ema" puppet
Indio Joel, "Ave Ema" puppet
Mestre Sauba, kinetic bicycle puppet
Mestre Sauba, kinetic bicycle puppet
Adalton Lopes, Rider, fired clay, ca. 1995
Adalton Lopes, Rider, fired clay, ca. 1995
Mestre Sauba, "Benedito" Puppet, 1960's or older, articulated
Mestre Sauba, "Benedito" Puppet, 1960's or older, articulated
Retirantes Exodus, Clay Sculpture by Neide, Caruaru, Pernambuco
Retirantes Exodus, Clay Sculpture by Neide, Caruaru, Pernambuco
Veterinarian, artist "Jozé", Caruaru, not dated
Veterinarian, artist "Jozé", Caruaru, not dated
Cicero F. Graciano Bicho/Animal (view 2)
Cicero F. Graciano Bicho/Animal (view 2)
Cicero F. Graciano Bicho/Animal (view1)
Cicero F. Graciano Bicho/Animal (view1)
Musicians, anonymous, Caruaru, 1970's
Musicians, anonymous, Caruaru, 1970's