Francisco Brennand

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For the 2012 film, see Francisco Brennand (film).
Francisco Brennand
Born (1927-06-11)June 11, 1927
Recife, Pernambuco
Nationality Brazilian
Occupation Sculptor and visual artist

Francisco Brennand, or Francisco de Paula de Almeida Brennand, (born June 11, 1927) is a Brazilian sculptor.[1] He works in several different media, and is best known for his work in ceramic sculpture.

Brennand's works[edit]

Torre de Cristal, a tower by Francisco Brennand at the Sculptures Park in Recife

Francisco Brennand, a contemporary sculpture artist in Brazil, displays around 2,000 pieces in enormous open halls, between monuments, gardens, and in the midst of an Atlantic forest reserve in the Varzea borough of Recife. Many of his works elaborate on abstract beings that are sensuous symbols. Several anatomic parts are in his studies, mainly from the female body.

He also uses ceramic to create floor and wall tiles for construction.[2] His studio is set in an old roofing ceramic tile factory that belonged to the sculptor's father Ricardo.

Some of his works can be seen at the Parque das esculturas (Sculptures Park), located in Recife Antigo district in Recife. The city commissioned this park in 2000 in celebration of the 500 years since the discovery of Brazil.



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