Artwork of the Week (April 12): Abaporu

Abaporu is a 1928 painting by Brazilian artist Tarsila do Amaral. Tarsila, as she was known, was a modernist painter who often included elements of indigenous art in her work in order to create a uniquely Brazilian style. In Abaporu, she distorts the proportions of the subject’s body. The subject’s foot is enormous, while theContinue reading “Artwork of the Week (April 12): Abaporu”