95 Tríptico, I, II, III (Triptych I, II, III), n.d. João Câmara Filho was a leading figure among painters and printmakers that were active in Northeastern Brazil. During the Seventies, despite the worst years of political repression, avant-garde art spread to regional centers outside the major cities, making it possible for artists to study and exhibit their works there. A native of Recife,João Câmara was a founder of the Atelié de Ribeira in 1964 and the Atelié + Dez, both in Olinda.
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