about the artist
Rubens Belém was born in Parintins, a city in the interior of Amazonas, and has lived in Manaus for over 30 years. The artist is inspired by the landscapes and indigenous peoples of the Amazon. Its vibrant colors and textures express the multicultural diversity of the beings that inhabit this forest.
Artist Rubens Belém | Photo: Rodrigo Valle | Production: MANART (2021) | Location: Adolpho Lisboa Municipal Market - Manaus/AM.
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About the work
The t-shirt print is inspired by the work “Karajá” by visual artist Rubens Belém.
Work: Karajá / Size: 160x160cm / Technique: spatulate AST / Year: 2018 | Artist: Rubens Belém.
The printed work displays the smile of a girl from the Karajá ethnic group, a people located in the states of Goiás, Mato Grosso, Tocantins and Pará. The work also stands out for the beauty of the colorful adornments used for the woman's rite of passage, when she , passes from childhood to adolescence.
About the Masks
Prints come to life on protective masks!
In addition to t-shirts, you can now purchase masks with prints inspired by works by local artists. This way you protect yourself, look stylish and also help our artists.
When you wear MANART, you contribute to local art. The artist has a stake in every product sold that prints his art.
Karajá Mask | Photo: MANART Production (2021)
The masks are one size with a double layer of fabric: tactel, printed on the outside, and cotton, on the inside (lining).
Our manufacturing is all done in Manaus/AM.
Karajá Mask - left face | Manufactured in Manaus/AM.