Portinari’s Frevo

Cândido Portinari, one of Brazil’s most famous painters, depicted Recife’s frevo dance in four paintings from the late 1950s. For more of his art, check out the Portal Portinari, and here’s an article (PT) on his use of Carnival motifs.

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