Wonderful project called the Art of the Confederations, based on the 2013 Confederations Cup, won by host nation Brazil. In order to pay tribute to the eight participating nations, a series of illustrations/paintings were produced, with each inspired by famous artists or cultural movements of each nation.
Full list of paintings and their respective artists/inspiration below, and see below each painting for a more detailed explanation.
- Brazil: Tarsila do Amaral’s – Brazil.
- Italy: Leonardo da Vinci.
- Spain: Picasso
- Uruguay: Carlos Páez Vilaró
- Japan: Utagawa Kuniyoshi
- Nigeria: Joseph Amédokpo
- Mexico: Jorge González Camarena
- Tahiti: Paul Gauguin
See more at: http://artoftheconfederations.tumblr.com/
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