Athos Bulcão

Athos Bulcão (July 2, 1918 – July 31, 2008) was a Brazilian painter and sculptor. He was born in Rio de Janeiro. By the 1940s, he assisted Candido Portinari with the “São Francisco de Assis” painting at the Pampulha Church, in Belo Horizonte. Further, he moved to Paris, where he lived until 1949. Back to Brazil, he became one of the collaborators of the construction of Brasília, taking part in several of Oscar Niemeyer’s projects.

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