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Tarsila do Amaral

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Brazil

Court-ordered auction of works from disgraced Brazilian banker's collection prompts new controversy

The Museum of Contemporary Art at the University of São Paulo claims it is owed $3.6m for conserving and storing around 1,600 works repossessed from bankrupt Banco Santos president Edemar Cid Ferreira

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Exhibitions

Tarsila dethrones Monet as São Paulo museum's most popular exhibition

A retrospective devoted to the Brazilian Modernist was part of a yearlong focus on female artists

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New York welcomes Tarsila—the high priestess of Brazil’s Modernist cannibals

Recent appreciation of artist challenges “illusion that we have come to terms with variety of Modern art”