Joaquim Tenreiro
Portuguese-Brazilian, 1906-1992
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Joaquim Tenreiro
Portuguese-Brazilian, 1906-1992
470 followers
Selected exhibitions (3)
Selected exhibitions
2018
20 Years of Discovery,
R & Company
2015
Brazil Modern,
R & Company
2013
Joaquim Tenreiro, curated by Gordon VeneKlasen, exhibition design by Annabelle Selldorf,
R & Company

Referred to often as the “father” of Brazilian modernism, furniture designer Joaquim Tenreiro, who …

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Referred to often as the “father” of Brazilian modernism, furniture designer Joaquim Tenreiro, who was born in Portugal and moved to Rio de Janeiro in the late 1920s, refused to indulge the parochial tastes of his new country and instead challenged his clients to appreciate more contemporary styles. In the early …

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