• Albano Afonso

    Casa Triângulo

    Albano Afonso is one of the more interesting artists who emerged on the Brazilian scene in the early ’90s. In place of the preoccupation with the new or the original that stamped previous generations, these artists cultivated a sense of dialogue with art history, of critical inclusion within a tradition. In his work until now Afonso has constructed this dialogue in a clear manner by making art history his raw material, with photography as the physical support. A large part of his production has involved the layering of photographs of images from books—reference works on the history of art. These

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