Topic Descriptor: ethnography×
  • [A arte decorativa, no Brasil]
    Carvalho, Ronald de, 1893-1935
    1921
    In this article, the writer Ronald de Carvalho questions the undeniable presence of foreign styles in the decorative art to be seen in the city of Rio de Janeiro, and suggests using ornamental motifs inspired by Brazilian flora and fauna and native [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 785037

  • [Letter] 1937 June 9, São Paulo, Brasil [to] Luiz da Câmara Cascudo
    Andrade, Mário de, 1893-1945
    1937
    In this letter, the writer Mário de Andrade critiques the researcher Luiz da Câmara Cascudo’s articles about folklore. He notes, however, the latter’s rigorous, scientific approach to the subject. The letter mentions (though not explicitly) [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1084833

  • A lingua tupy - Plinio Salgado
    Salgado, Plínio, 1895-1975
    1928
    Questioning the exhaustion of Western civilization (specifically the European version), and basing his arguments on the psychoanalytic theory of Sigmund Freud—who wrote about the social life of primitive peoples in his book Totem and Taboo— Plí [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 784419

  • Aborigines of the western world
    Fusco, Coco; Gómez-Peña, Guillermo
    1992
    In this essay published in the exhibition catalog, Remerica! Amerika, artists Coco Fusco and Guillermo Gomez-Peña contend that the origins of dada events and performance art date back to the 1500s when native peoples from Africa and the Americas [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 799233

  • Afrikanische Religiosität in Brasilien; Kunst und Afro-Brasilidade = African religiosity in Brazil; Afro-Brazilian art = Religiosidade africana no Brasil; Arte afro-brasilidade
    Moura, Carlos Eugênio Marcondes de; Araújo, Emanoel, 1940-
    1994
    The catalogue for Arte e religiosidade afro-brasileira, the exhibition held at the Kunstverein Museum, in Frankfurt in 1994, introduces the work of contemporary artists of African descent or whose work is inspired by African culture. The exhibition [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110519

  • Arte negra no Brasil
    Ramos, Arthur, 1903-1949
    1949
    This text by Arthur Ramos is an overview of art of African origin in Brazil and its importance to the formation of the culture within the country. From a historical perspective, the text discusses Western contact with African art starting in the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110426

  • Legendes, croyances et talismans des indiens de l’amazone
    1923
    This book illustrated in detail by painter Vicente do Rego Monteiro explores the legends, beliefs, and talismans of Amazonian natives. The artist offers vignettes, drawings of symbols, and illustrations based on indigenous motifs. It was published in [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 785164