Mary Vieira

Mary Vieira (1927–2001) was a Brazilian sculptor. She was the first Brazilian artist to win the São Paulo Art BiennialShe was born in and brought up in Minas Gerais. Further to her sculptures, she developed a number of projects as urbanist, graphic designer, and teacher. In 1951 she moved to Switzerland where she became influenced by fellow concrete artist Max Bill. In 1957 she created this poster for Brazil airlines which followed simple Concrete principles. The blue represents sky, green the land, the circle a globe and the typography sits on an imaginary square - minimalism at its best.

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