Brazilian Academic Art - History - Beginnings


The Missão Artística Francesa (French Artistic Mission) arrived in Brazil in 1816 proposing the creation of an art academy modeled after the respected Académie des Beaux-Arts, with graduation courses both for artists and craftsmen for activities such as modeling, decorating, carpentry and others.

Joachim Lebreton, the leader of the Missão and founder of the project, determined the schedule of classes, course structure and assessment criteria. Moreover, he was also responsible for suggesting public employment for the graduates, ways to expand public collections and determining the human and material resources needed to run the school.

This proposal, immediately welcomed by Dom João VI, led to the founding of the Escola Real de Ciências Artes e Ofícios. However, the Escola would face serious practical difficulties in its start and would take at least ten years to get into operation permanently, leading to its reopening on November 5, 1826, in the presence of Emperor Dom Pedro I, as the Academia Imperial de Belas Artes. With the founding of the Escola were created the initial conditions for the birth of academic art in Brazil, and both Brazilian academic art and the Escola would be inextricably linked.

Read more about this topic:  Brazilian Academic Art, History

Other articles related to "beginnings, beginning":

Ballzy - Song Information - Genesis
... It was the only single from the Beginnings album, failing to make any impact ... of the song in a review for the 2006 Salvo double remaster of the Beginnings album and the following 1970 album Play It Loud ... Dig deeper, however, and any number of Slade classics are on hand, beginning with Beginnings' opening instrumental, Genesis." ...
Winsford And Over Branch Line - Beginnings
... Work on construction started early in 1867 (1867) ... By this time, the WCR had been absorbed by the Cheshire Lines Committee ...
Faith Chapel Christian Center - History - Beginnings
... On February 1, 1982, FCCC sealed the bids for the sale of a 3.4-acre (14,000 m2), 7,645-square-foot (710.2 m2) McDonald Chapel School and were given the right to purchase the property ... On July 10, 1983, with less than 30 people, they purchased the land ...
Least I Could Do - Books - Beginnings
... Month's Worth of Sundays of Least I Could Do Beginnings June 2009 Adorableness Least I Could Do Beginnings, Volume 2 January 2010 Fire In The Hole Least I Could Do Beginnings, Volume 3 Don't Make This Weird Least ...
... Beginnings was the first album by the English rock group Ambrose Slade, who were later known as Slade ... It was also re-released years later under the title Beginnings of Slade ... Beginnings was remastered in 2006 and released with their second album Play It Loud on a single CD ...

Famous quotes containing the word beginnings:

    These beginnings of commerce on a lake in the wilderness are very interesting,—these larger white birds that come to keep company with the gulls.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    When the beginnings of self-destruction enter the heart it seems no bigger than a grain of sand.
    John Cheever (1912–1982)

    Those newspapers of the nation which most loudly cried dictatorship against me would have been the first to justify the beginnings of dictatorship by somebody else.
    Franklin D. Roosevelt (1882–1945)