"I want to be the painter of my country," wrote Tarsila do Amaral (1886-1973) in 1923. "Tarsila" as she is affectionately known in Brazil - studied piano, sculpture, and drawing before leaving for Paris in 1920. The exhibition focuses on her pivotal production from the 1920's, when she navigated the art world's of both Sao Paulo and Paris, and charts her involvement with an increasingly international artistic community, as well as her critical role in the emergence of modernism in Brazil. Featuring over 100 works, including paintings, drawings, sketchbooks, and photographs.
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