A CULTURAL MOSAIC featured a rare collection of the art of the people from a variety of Brazilian cultures.

The Mingei International Museum documentary publication, A CULTURAL MOSAIC: The Folk Arts of Brazil, was authored by Katarina Real-Cate with an introduction by Martha Longenecker.


On View: Aug 25, 1978 - Oct 29, 1978

Curator: Katarina Real-Cate, an anthropologist and a leading authority on the Folk Art of Brazil

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