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From the poster to the mural: Bramante Buffoni and the Italian-Paulista Environment of the 1950s

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Author(s):
Patrícia Martins Santos Freitas [1]
Total Authors: 1
Affiliation:
[1] Universidade de São Paulo. Museu de Arte Contemporânea - Brasil
Total Affiliations: 1
Document type: Journal article
Source: ARS (São Paulo); v. 18, n. 38, p. 219-239, 2020-04-27.
Abstract

This article examines the trajectory of the Italian artist Bramante Buffoni, and its importance for the understanding of applied arts as a sign of modernity in Brazil. Buffoni arrived in São Paulo in 1953, where he worked with several important agents of the cultural environment of São Paulo, such as Pietro Maria Bardi and Francisco Matarazzo Sobrinho. The artist worked with various media and techniques, from the graphic language of the posters to the field of interior decoration. The presence of Buffoni’s work in the modern collection of the Museum of Contemporary Art of the University of São Paulo elicites a renewed approach to the understanding of this vast collection, which includes an expanded range of art objects. (AU)

FAPESP's process: 17/11221-9 - Modernism in dispute: the italian presence in public art in São Paulo in the 1950s and 1960s
Grantee:Patrícia Martins Santos Freitas
Support type: Scholarships in Brazil - Post-Doctorate