81. Os 99 heróis do estádio (The 99 Heroes ofthe Stadium), 1965. In spite of the severe censorship that followed the military takeover in 1964, Brazilian artists sought ways to express their criticism of the regime. Some Brazilian painters employed an apparently innocuous Pop Art style that, more than in the U.S., contained elements of social criticism. Here, Rubens Gerschman's painting refers to a national mania-soccer.
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Brazil: Modern Brazilian Painting