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Teatro Cultura Artística

Identification

Teatro Cultura Artística
1149727

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Structure in General

high-rise building
existing [under renovation]
concrete
granite
applied masonry
modernism

Usages

theater/opera

Facts

  • The beautiful façade of the Cultura Artística Theatre is adorned by the biggest fresco ever created by Brazilian artist Di Cavalcanti. Made of glass mosaic, it is 48 metres wide and 8 metres high.
  • A fire destroyed the theatre in August 2008. Only the façade remained intact. In the first semester of 2009 reconstruction began.
  • The grand opening was held on two nights, March 8-9, 1950, and headed by two of the greatest Brazilian conductors and composers: Heitor Villa-Lobos and Camargo Guarnieri.

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Location

Rua Nestor Pestana, 125
Rua Nestor Pestana 125
01303-010
República
Centro
São Paulo
São Paulo
Brazil

Technical Data

114.83 ft
114.83 ft
114.83 ft
7
1
1947
Mar 1950
2012

Involved Companies

Rino Levi

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