14/09/2013 | Catraca Livre | Sculptures in wood by artist Antônio de Dedé are at the Estação Art Gallery

The artist from Alagoas, Antônio de Dedé, now shows 38 of his sculptures at the Estação Art Gallery. A self-learner, the artist learnt the trade by watching his father work on wood in his carpentry trade. The exhibition shall be on show from 13 September to 31 October, and may be visited Mondays to Fridays, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., and on Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Admittance is free of charge.
Antônio de Dedé started carving at the age of 8, thereby creating toys such as cars, aeroplanes and tops that he would then sell in the neighbourhood. Dedé started to use wood as the main raw material for his sculptures.
Dedé’s work is flowing with colour. His work is characterised by normally vertical structures, with long extremities, in which the stretched body with small feet and endless arms with shrunken hands generates an additional contrast.

Galeria Estação