Tagged: critic

Roots: Dias, Cicero (1907 – 2003)

Cicero Dias began his artistic career during the 1920s, at a time when avant-garde tendencies were being introduced into Brazil. He associated with the intellectuals of the Regionalist movement that emerged in Recife, in 1926 […]


Brazilian magazine joins Designing South Africa

Design journalist, critic and professor Ethel Leon, of online publication Agitprop, will take part in the international project “Designing South Africa”, an independent and comprehensive record of the impact of the FIFA 2010 World Cup on architecture, design, greening, infrastructure, transport and identity. The project includes a seminar, a book and an exhibition to be presented in Capetown, Johannesburg, London and São Paulo.


Roots: Monteiro, Vicente do Rêgo (1899 – 1970)

Vicente do Rego Monteiro (Recife, Pernambuco, 1899 – idem, 1970). Painter, sculptor, draughtsman, illustrator, graphic artist. Began his artistic studies in 1908, accompanying his sister, Fedora do Rego Monteiro (1889 – 1975) on courses at the National School of Fine Arts (Enba) in Rio de Janeiro.