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    Chromatic tunes, he can build,
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    FLÁVIO COHN
    GALLERY OWNER
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    as he said himself, that he seeks...
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    FABIO MAGALÃES
    TEACHER
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    This is common between
    the artist and his work...
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    MANFREDO SOUZANETTO
    ARTIST
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    It's actually the color that...
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    LUIS DOLINO
    ARTIST
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    Rodrigo once had the opportunity
    to tell me in a conversation...
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    (all talking at the same time)
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    CHROMATIC CHORDS
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    THE WORK OF RODRIGO DE CASTRO
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    I'll take the mask off a little bit,
    it's just us here.
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    I felt the call, the interest in art,
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    I felt when I was younger,
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    my father came home
    with gouache, brush, paper.
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    encouraged me and my sister
    to create something
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    spread it all over the living room floor.
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    What I liked to see was the mix
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    the basic thing,
    we mixed one color
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    with another and had another color.
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    And I took this interest for
    the colors until adolescence
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    RIO, 1960'S
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    What happened was like this,
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    my father got married
    and went to live in Rio de Janeiro,
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    and we lived there until I was
    fifteen years old, more or less,
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    when he won the Guggenheim award
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    and then we moved
    the whole family to New York
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    I had lived there for four years,
    I went to high school there,
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    And my father found out that
    I could go to the Vietnam War
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    and with this risk, my father said
    that I was going back to Brazil.
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    That's why I came back to Brazil,
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    I went to live in my grandfather's house,
    in Belo Horizonte.
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    But I asked for a transfer
    to a college in São Paulo,
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    and around here I stayed,
    I got married, I made my life here.
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    With daughters Marcela and Manuela.
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    With grandson Gael.
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    When I started to paint
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    I already started thinking
    about the colors
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    within a geometric structure.
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    I didn't start by painting a landscape
    or something like that,
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    I've already started
    the construction with color
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    Sometime back in the 80s,
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    I approached some artists in São Paulo,
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    and other friendships emerged
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    I got very close to Manfredo,
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    which ended up bringing me
    closer to Dolino.
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    Rodrigo de Castro is an artist
    who uses geometric language
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    therefore a cousin brother,
    we are in the same boat,
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    we enjoy the same language,
    the same creative purpose,
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    of the elements of
    a very simplified grammar.
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    to try to explain something
    with our artwork.
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    Rodrigo, in addition of being a master
    of the composition, the finishing,
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    of the finesse in the painting
    that he has been doing,
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    he is also a noteworthy colorist.
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