Sertão: Guimarães Rosa and His Legacy | 17 Nov - 3 Dec 2008

Exhibition by Brazilian photographer Walter Firmo

As part of the celebrations of the 100th anniversary of the birth of João Guimarães Rosa, the Embassy of Brazil and TAM Airlines are showing a collection of black and white photographs by the renowned Brazilian art photographer Walter Firmo at Gallery 32.

'Sertão' is the result of Firmo’s journey in the footsteps of Guimarães Rosa along the trails between the towns of Andrequicé and Sete Lagoas in northern Minas Gerais, beautifully capturing the rural landscape, memorable characters and traditional customs of the local communities.

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