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O Encontro Marcado

The Marked Encounter

Fernando Sabino, Otto Lara Resende, Hélio Pellegrino e Paulo Mendes Campos
Leo Santana
2005

Belo Horizonte /  O Encontro Marcado   Belo Horizonte /  O Encontro Marcado

Description

Four bronze statues of writers, two are sitting on a bench, and two are standing next to them. The title of the sculpture group is taken from the most famous book of Fernando Sabino.

Three of them have books in their hands, two with text:

Belo Horizonte - O Encontro Marcado
Fernando Tavares Sabino
Belo Horizonte 1923 - Rio de Janeiro 2004
Brazilian writer and journalist (Wikipedia).

Belo Horizonte - O Encontro Marcado
Otto de Oliveira Lara Resende
São João del-Rei, MG, 1922 - Rio de Janeiro 1992
Brazilian writer and journalist (Wikipedia).

Belo Horizonte - O Encontro Marcado
Hélio Pellegrino
Belo Horizonte 1924 - Rio de Janeiro 1988
Brazilian psychoanalyst, writer and poet (Wikipedia).

Belo Horizonte - O Encontro Marcado
Paulo Mendes Campos
Belo Horizonte 1922 - Rio de Janeiro 1991
Brazilian writer, poet, and journalist (Wikipedia).

Information Sign

Belo Horizonte - O Encontro Marcado

O Encontro Marcado

1 Fernando Sabino
2 Otto Lara Resende
3 Hélio Pellegrino
4 Paulo Mendes Campos

Governador de Minas Gerais
Aécio Neves Cunha
11 de outubro de 2005

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

  • Journalist
  • Lara Resende, Otto de Oliveira
  • Pellegrino, Hélio
  • Sabino, Fernando Tavares
  • Santana, Leo
  • Sit-by-me statue
  • Stand-by-me statue
  • Statue (four men)
  • Writer / poet
  • Location (S 19°55'58" - W 43°56'20")

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    Item Code: brmg030; Photograph: 7 July 2017
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