Marianne Peretti

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Marianne Peretti (born in 1927 in Paris) is a Franco-Brazilian artist.[1]

Biography[edit]

She was born from a French mother and a Brazilian father from Pernambuco in Paris. In France, Peretti studied at the École nationale supérieure des arts décoratifs and Académie de la Grande Chaumière. Still in Paris, she illustrated various books and magazines and made her first exposition.[1][2]

Peretti lives in Brazil since 1953, when she moved to São Paulo. There, she won the award of best book cover at the São Paulo Art Biennial. Since then, she made various independent expositions and worked with various architects.[2]

Partnership with Oscar Niemeyer[edit]

O Pássaro (The Bird), a bronze sculpture of Marianne Peretti at the Cláudio Santoro National Theater

In Brazil, Peretti met architect Oscar Niemeyer. Since then, her works was part of several Niemeyer buildings, such as the stained glass at the Cathedral of Brasília.[2]

Main works[edit]

There are several Peretti works in various cities. In Brasília, she designed the stained glasses of the Cathedral of Brasília, Panteão da Pátria, Palace of the Jabiru, Chamber of Deputies of Brazil and Federal Senate of Brazil, Superior Court of Justice and Memorial JK.[2]

In Recife the stained glass for the chapel of the Federal Court of the 5th Region (TRF/5ª), of the Court of Justice of Pernambuco (TJPE) and the bronze sculpture at the hall of the Professor Barreto Guimarães School of Public Accounts of the Court of Auditors of Pernambuco are her works.

She made a transparent sculpture for the library of the Memorial of the Latin America, and a big bronze sculpture for the old Latin American Parliament building, in São Paulo.[2]

In Rio de Janeiro, Peretti made the mural of the Museum of Samba at Sambadrome Marquês de Sapucaí. The stained glass at the Cabanagem Memorial, in Belém, is also her work.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Marianne Peretti". Netsaber (in Portuguese). Retrieved January 20, 2010. 
  2. ^ a b c d e "Mariane Peretti". Official Website (in Portuguese). Retrieved January 20, 2010. 
This article incorporates information from this version of the equivalent article on the Portuguese Wikipedia.

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