Portinari: Painter of the People

The life and art of one of Brazil's most celebrated artists

In collaboration with

Projeto Portinari
MASP - Museu de Arte de São Paulo Assis ChateaubriandMuseu Nacional de Belas ArtesPinacoteca de São PauloMuseus Castro MayaThe Ema Klabin House Museum

Portinari through time

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The artworks, up close

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"I'm going to paint Palaninho, I'm going to paint those people with those clothes and that coloring..."Candido Portinari, in a letter to a friend

The colors of Portinari

Pick your favorite color and see how Portinari painted with it

Spotlight on: Portinari's peace project

The two spectacular panels installed at the UN headquarters in New York proved fatal