83. Um dia é da caça, outro do caçador (One Day Belongs to the Hunt, the Other to the Hunter), 1969. Glauco Rodrigues also worked in an irreverent Pop Art style. By the mid-sixties, this figurative art had largely replaced abstraction as the dominant trend in Brazilian art. Rodrigues used stereotypical elements of tropical iconography in his works: fruits, parrots, palms, beaches, and Indian battles that recall the early history of Brazil as depicted in the Sixteenth-century expeditionary accounts, much as the Modernists had in the Twenties. Once again, the search for national identity became paramount.
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