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  1. 01 Feb
    Mon / 2016
    On December 4, 1956, the Museu de Arte Moderna (Museum of Modern Art) in São Paulo, Brazil, inaugurated the "I Exposição Nacional de Arte Concreta (First National Exhibition of Concrete Art)," an event that brought together poets and visual artists from the country’s two main cultural centers: São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro.

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  2. 11 Jan
    Mon / 2016
    The website Documents of 20th-Century Latin American and Latino Art  launched on January 20, 2012, after 10 years of quiet, behind-the-scenes work at the Museum’s International Center for the Arts of the Americas (ICAA).

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  3. 31 Dec
    Thu / 2015
    Joachim Wtewael was a master at depicting human bodies, and his paintings teem with them, from religious and mythological to human and divine.

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  4. 15 Dec
    Tue / 2015
    Does this image look familiar?

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  5. 09 Dec
    Wed / 2015
    You’ll see shepherds throughout the exhibition Pleasure and Piety: The Art of Joachim Wtewael (1566–1638) because pastoral imagery—that is, depictions of shepherds and serene countrysides—was common in early-17th-century painting and literature. Joachim Wtewael’s shepherds, clean and idealized, carry the accoutrements of the pastoral life: a water-filled gourd, bagpipes, floppy hats, and a staff with a cupped end for tossing rocks to help herd the sheep. Some wear tops that bare a single shoulder,...

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