Let’s Hear it for the Girls 11: Tarsila do Amaral: Brazilian Modernist

I want to be the painter of my country

This post needs no words as the magnificence of the art speaks for itself.

Abaporu (1928), Tarsila do Amaral. Collection MALBA, Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires. © Tarsila do Amaral Licenciamentos

Carnival in Madureira (Carnaval em Madureira) (1924), Tarsila do Amaral © Tarsila do Amaral Licenciamentos

A Negra (1923), Tarsila do Amaral. Museo de Arte Contemporânea de Universidade de São Paulo. © Tarsila do Amaral Licenciamentos

Anthropophagy (Antropofagia) (1929). Tarsila do Amaral. Coleção Gilberto Chateaubriand, Museu de Arte Moderna, Rio de Janeiro. © Tarsila do Amaral Licenciamentos.

The Self Portrait (MANTEAU ROUGE), 1923, oil on canvas, 73×60.5 cm, (P050), National Museum of Fine Arts, RJ

URUTU, 1928, oil on canvas, 60×72 cm, Gilberto Chateaubriand Collection, MAM

SOL POENTE, 1929, oil on canvas, 54×65 cm, (P117), Genevieve and Jean Boghici Collection, RJ

COMPOSITION (Lonely Figure), 1930, oil on canvas, 83×129 cm, (P119), São Fernando Institute RJ, RJ

EFCB, (Estrada de Ferro Central do Brasil) 1924, oil on canvas, (P073), Museum of Contemporary Art, University of São Paulo, SP


Info on Tarsila:

Radiant Muse

Tarsila do Amaral: The Mother of Brazilian Modern Art

Wikiart

MoMA exhibition 2018