Artur Pereira

He was born in 1920 in Cachoeira do Brumado, MG, where he lived and worked and died in Mariana, MG in 2003. From humble beginnings he practiced several professions until he began to carve. Around 1968 he began to carve on blocks of cedar.Artur Pereira is an exponential figure of Brazilian sculpture.

He participated in all the major exhibitions of Brazilian art from popular sources sent abroad, such as: Brésil, Arts Populaires (Paris, 1987) and the Rediscovery Exhibition (Fundação Bienal Bienal de SP, 2000).