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  A brief presentation of the history of Saint Joseph, portrayed with the Child Jesus in his arms, in oil on canvas, by the artist Gabriela Vaz Meirelles. The Gospels dedicate only a few sentences to Saint Joseph and do not offer us his words. However based on the evangelical references and data from tradition and legends, we can reconstruct the image of the virtuous and loving man who watched over Mary and Jesus and took care of...

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  A brief presentation of the history of Saint Thérèse of the Child Jesus and the Holy Face, portrayed in oil on linen by the artist Gabriela Vaz Meirelles. The book “The Story of a Soul”, an autobiography by Thérèse of Lisieux, narrates her story and her “little way”, the foundation of her spirituality, an original rediscovery of the Gospel that would be like a small way of offering love to God in the little things...

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  A brief presentation on the history and symbolism behind the image of Our Lady of Guadalupe, a copy of which is portrayed in oil on canvas by artist Gabriela Vaz Meirelles. The image of Our Lady is like a codex, where all the graphics have a meaning, representing a synthesis between Christian iconography and Mesoamerican culture.   Quotes: “In the poor Juan Diego’s tilma… brushes that are not from this world left...

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  A docufilm on the life and portraits of Gabriela Vaz Meirelles, selected between September 2018 and September 2019, in Florence, a source of great inspiration to the Brazilian painter, who came in 2017 to pursue a dream. In the cradle of the Renaissance, she decided to refine her artistic education following in the footsteps of the great masters of history. Learning the fundamentals of classical art has given her the...

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  A video covering the opening night of the “Face to Face Projection” exhibition at the Treeland Gallery in Florence, Italy, in November 2018. In this exhibition, a mix of international and local artists of diverse styles approach the same subject matter of portraiture and figure drawing and painting. Demonstrating – knowingly or unknowingly – their own projections of their models, the artists delve either into...

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