The themes and style of Gil Abelha’s paintings vary widely. His works include imaginative images of the life and history of the Pelourinho, people in traditional dress, tropical landscapes, academic portraits, images of the orixás and symbols of Candomblé. He is a prolific and creative artist who draws inspiration both from his self-taught knowledge of art history and from his own rich cultural roots.


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Salvador, Bahia

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