The Collector
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The Collector

Reflections of Cannibalism Through Brazilian Modern Art

The symbolic interpretation of ‘Abaporu’

Abaporu by Tarsila do Amaral
Source-Wikipedia

Tarsila do Amaral’s Abaporu (“the man who eats people”) created in 1928 is one of the most influential and valuable paintings from the Brazilian art world. The artist behind this simple yet enigmatic piece, Tarsila do Amaral, is the most celebrated artist amongst the Latin American modernists.

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Kamna Kirti

Kamna Kirti

Art enthusiast. I engage with art at a deep level. I also share insights about entrepreneurship, founders & nascent technologies. https://linktr.ee/kamnakirti