Tarsila do Amaral: Inventing Modern Art in Brazil

Tarsila do Amaral (Brazilian, 1886–1973) is a foundational figure for the history of modernism in Latin America. This is the first exhibition in the United States exclusively devoted to the artist and features nearly 120 artworks.
, 'Abaporu,' 1928, The Museum of Modern Art

Tarsila do Amaral

Abaporu, 1928

The Museum of Modern Art

On loan

, 'Study for Composition (Lonely figure) III [Estudo de Composição (Figura só) III],' 1930, The Museum of Modern Art

Tarsila do Amaral

Study for Composition (Lonely figure) III [Estudo de Composição (Figura só) III], 1930

The Museum of Modern Art

Permanent collection

, 'Postcard (Cartão-postal),' 1929, The Museum of Modern Art

Tarsila do Amaral

Postcard (Cartão-postal), 1929

The Museum of Modern Art

On loan

, 'Urutu Viper (Urutu,' , The Museum of Modern Art

Tarsila do Amaral

Urutu Viper (Urutu

The Museum of Modern Art

On loan

, 'Carnival in Madureira (Carnaval em Madureira),' , The Museum of Modern Art

Tarsila do Amaral

Carnival in Madureira (Carnaval em Madureira)

The Museum of Modern Art

On loan

, 'Anthropophagy (Antropofagia),' 1929, The Museum of Modern Art

Tarsila do Amaral

Anthropophagy (Antropofagia), 1929

The Museum of Modern Art

On loan

, 'Setting Sun (Sol poente),' 1929, The Museum of Modern Art

Tarsila do Amaral

Setting Sun (Sol poente), 1929

The Museum of Modern Art

On loan