José Maria Eça de Queirós

Posted by Roberto Macedo Alves on Mar 13, 2008 in Art, Polysyllabic Spree, Rants

José Maria Eça de Queirós, one of the most important figures of Portuguese Literature. Born in 1845 in Póvoa de Varzim. Died in Paris, in the year 1900. Pictorically revived for the “Breaking the Fourth Wall” Art Exhibit.

If you don’t know his literary output… try it! I consider it highly recommended reading.

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Work in Progress: Self-Portrait (Comics Version)

Posted by Roberto Macedo Alves on Mar 11, 2008 in Art

As part of the “Breaking the 4th Wall” exhibit, here is a self-portrait (comics version) that will be presented alongside other watercolors and stuff for the next April 6th Exhibit in the Art Forum space.

Acryllic and india ink over white cloth. And a slightly thinner version of me.

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Next Exhibit: Breaking the Fourth Wall

Posted by Roberto Macedo Alves on Mar 4, 2008 in Art

April 6th. Forum Madeira Shopping Center. Watercolors and Mixed Media based on two of the most important works of Portuguese Literature: OS MAIAS, written by José Maria Eça de Queirós and OS LUSIADAS, written by Luís de Camões.

Here is the image of the invitation, Carlos da Maia and Maria Eduarda over the text of the first time they met.

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