Famous Brazilian Artists & Painters

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 1 Sebastião Salgado

Sebastião Salgado
Famous As: Photojournalist, Painter, Journalist
Birthdate: February 8, 1944
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Aimorés

 2 Romero Britto

Romero Britto
Famous As: Sculptor, Painter
Birthdate: October 6, 1963
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Recife
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 3 Vik Muniz

Vik Muniz
Famous As: Photographer, Painter, Film director, Visual artist
Birthdate: December 20, 1961
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: São Paulo

 4 Tarsila do Amaral

Tarsila do Amaral
Famous As: Artist
Birthdate: September 1, 1886
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Capivari, São Paulo, Brazil
Died: January 17, 1973

Born to affluent coffee farmers in Brazil, Tarsila do Amaral later traveled to Spain and Paris, to study painting. Best remembered for her masterpieces such as The Black Woman and Man Who Eats, Tarsila also painted surrealist and semi-Cubist landscapes. She was a pioneer of the Antropofagia movement.

 5 Roberto Burle Marx

Roberto Burle Marx
Famous As: Landscape architect
Birthdate: August 4, 1909
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: São Paulo, Brazil
Died: June 4, 1994

 6 Lygia Clark

Lygia Clark
Famous As: Painter, Sculptor, University teacher, Performance artist
Birthdate: October 23, 1920
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Belo Horizonte
Died: April 25, 1988

 7 Gilberto Freyre

Gilberto Freyre
Famous As: Sociologist
Birthdate: March 15, 1900
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Recife, Brazil
Died: July 18, 1987
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 8 Aleijadinho

Famous As: Sculptor
Birthdate: August 29, 1738
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Ouro Preto, State of Minas Gerais, Brazil
Died: November 18, 1814

 9 Diane, Duchess of Württemberg

Diane, Duchess of Württemberg
Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: March 24, 1940
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Petrópolis, Brazil

 10 Eduardo Kac

Eduardo Kac
Famous As: Artist
Birthdate: July 3, 1962
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

 11 Almeida Junior

Almeida Junior
Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: May 8, 1850
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Itu, São Paulo, Brazil
Died: November 13, 1899

 12 Cildo Meireles

Cildo Meireles
Famous As: Artist
Birthdate: 1948 AD
Birthplace: Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

 13 Daniel Azulay

Daniel Azulay
Famous As: Visual Artist
Birthdate: May 30, 1947
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Died: March 27, 2020

 14 Abdias do Nascimento

Abdias do Nascimento
Famous As: Scholar
Birthdate: March 14, 1914
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Franca, Brazil
Died: May 23, 2011

 15 Abraham Palatnik

Abraham Palatnik
Famous As: Artist
Birthdate: February 19, 1928
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Natal, State of Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil
Died: May 9, 2020

 16 Rodolfo Amoedo

Rodolfo Amoedo
Famous As: History Painter
Birthdate: December 11, 1857
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Salvador
Died: April 24, 1905

 17 Jorge de Lima

Jorge de Lima
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: April 23, 1893
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: União dos Palmares, Brazil
Died: November 15, 1953

 18 Iberê Camargo

Iberê Camargo
Famous As: Artist
Birthdate: November 18, 1914
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Restinga Seca, State of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Died: August 9, 1994