Chico da Silva, Brasil

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He was born in Acre in 1923, son of a Brazilian half-Indian-woman from Ceará State and of a Peruvian Amazon Indian. He was raised before a mysterious landscape in the Amazon forest and before a diversity of colors and shapes. The same diversity that probably developed in the boy Francisco Domingos da Silva the geniality of his primitivist paintings which later on would be presented to the world. read more here

 

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