Latin American Societies Golf Day
West Surrey Golf Club, Wednesday 20th June 2018
The Art of Diplomacy: Brazilian Modernism Painted for War
In 1944 the Royal Academy staged the largest & first ever exhibition of Brazilian art in the UK, where 168 Brazilian modernist paintings were sold as a symbolic and monetary gesture in aid of the WWII war effort.www.theartofdiplomacy.com
See 24 of these ground-breaking Modernist paintings reunited for the first time since 1944 in an exhibition, telling the story of an extraordinary collaboration between the UK and Brazil.
Including paintings by some of Brazil’s most renowned figures of modernism including Candido Portinari, Emiliano Di Cavalcanti, Lasar Segall, Milton Dacosta and Roberto Burle-Marx.
The UK lenders to the exhibition include Tate, the Hepworth Wakefield, Ferens Art Gallery, and the Scottish National Gallery. Among the 24 works discovered …
The Art of Diplomacy: Brazilian Modernism Painted for War is curated by Adrian Locke, Senior Curator at the Royal Academy of Arts, and Hayle Gadelha, Cultural Attaché at the Embassy of Brazil in London. It takes place at Sala Brasil, the gallery of the Embassy, as part of its programme of historic and contemporary exhibitions.
6 April to 22 June 2018
Tuesday to Sunday, 10am to 6pm
Sala Brasil Arts Centre,
Embassy of Brazil,
16 Cockspur Street,
London SW1Y 5BL
Find out more: www.theartofdiplomacy.com
Brazil: from Sacred to Profane by Brazilian photographer Leonil JR at the Brazilian Embassy in London, from 2nd to 14th of March.
Admissions are free.
The exhibition will showcase aspects of the sacred and profane, elements which are intermingled in expressions of faith and afro-religions in Brazil. The images are filled with history and sentiment, captured over six years by the photographer.