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Bulcao, Athos

Athos Bulcao (1918 - 2008)

Athos Bulcão, born 1918 Rio de Janeiro, died 2008 in Brasilia.
By the 1940s, he assisted Candido Portinari with the "São Francisco de Assis" painting at the Pampulha Church, in Belo Horizonte. After that 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. By 1958, he finally moved to the new capital of Brazil, where he lived until his death.
Athos Bulcão died in Brasília on July 31, 2008 due to complications from Parkinson's disease. 

 

Important Works

São Francisco de Assis" painting at the Pampulha Church, in Belo Horizonte

Memorial JK, Brasilia

Teatro National, Brasilia