Tepper Takayama Fine Arts

Brazilian, b.1954
Untitled (Eiffel Tower), 1999
Gelatin silver print
50 x 50 cm
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[57k image]

From the series: Carnival na Lona no Brasil, (Carnival on Canvas in Brazil)

This image from Ipanema's highly imaginative gay street carnival is part of "Carnival on Canvas" an ongoing photographic essay, begun in 1987, which records three diverse components of Rio de Janeiro's street carnival. The photographer employs a weathered tarpaulin to create an instant studio background for these images.

Carnival na Lona, Editorial Aeroplano, Rio de Janeiro, 2001
(A monograph of Rogerio Reis's photographic essay)

Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham, Massachusetts, 2002

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