91. Sobrado com azulejos (Two-Story Tiled House), 1961. Here Volpi paints the colorful facade of this example of Brazilian vernacular architecture. Volpi's work simultaneously maintains a folk1oric and "primitive" or "naive" quality (in its everyday subjects, geometric simplification, vivid color, and flatness) and a modern sophistication that embraces many of the same qualities.
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Brazil: Modern Brazilian Painting