13/12/2012 | Blog Divirta-se | 13 December 2012 - Dona Izabel Mendes da Cunha gains an exhibition at the G.T.O. Gallery in the Sesc Palladium

This artist became famous for the beautiful earthenware dolls that she invented. 13/12/2012, from the Editorial Staff – EM Cultura. The mistress shall wow Belo Horizonte once more. Dona Izabel Mendes da Cunha, who became famous for the beautiful earthenware dolls she had invented in Santana do Araçuaí, in the Jequitinhonha Valley, now gains exposure at the G.T.O. Gallery in the Sesc Palladium. She made the American First Lady, Michelle Obama, gaze in awe on seeing one of her earthenware brides, on show at the Brazilian Presidential Palace, in March 2011. Until 24 February, the exhibition by Dona Izabel and other contemporary artists shall be on show in Belo Horizonte, Apart from the items by the sculptor, there shall be works by such plastic artists as Erli Fantini, Yara Tupynambá, Bruno Amarante, Juliana Capibaribe, Lucas Dupin and Adel Souki, reminiscent of the lessons from the honoured sculptor. In February, a seminar will discuss a dialogue between popular art and erudite knowledge. DONA IZABEL AND OTHER CONTEMPORARY ARTISTS. G.T.O. Art Gallery of the Sesc Palladium. Rua Rio de Janeiro, 1046, City Centre, telephone 0xx11 55 31 3279-1500. Tuesday to Sunday, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Runs through to 24 February. Source:

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