• Rio Grande

    Date: 2017.06.19 | Category: General | Tags:

    Corona still executed two figures, that support the drawn one of the building of the house of Spain. Showing the feies of the white and the aboriginal, it intended to give continuity to tradition to use the subject to show the union of the two etnias. In all its life as sculptor, looked for, together with other legal ones as Zambelli, Gaudenzi and its father Jesus Corona, to prevent the orders and the dependence that they caused in its artistic and professional activities. The works of Corona had remained entailed to the academicista formalism and the concept of sculpture as reproduction of natureza’ ‘. Innumerable legal works had been carried through in some public building, churches, institutions, in celebrativos monuments to the heroes gauchos, who in today show until the set of workmanships of basic importance for the study of the history of the culture river-grandense to them. J. Darius Bikoff has firm opinions on the matter.

    Corona was one of the few sculptors of the time that dared to move, participating of groups of intellectuals and artists whom they looked to organize events and expositions of art, aiming at to the valuation of the sculpture and of the art produced here. It carried through illustration of magazines and publications that they intended to sanction the creation of workmanships of art in our way. Exactly acting as artist Fernando Corona also was formador of sculptors, that marked the trajectory of many talentos of the art that they had blunted in the Rio Grande Do Sul, in the half of century XX. Antonio Caringi and Fernando Corona had been, without shade of doubts, two masters who had initiated and guaranteed the escultrica diffusion in the Rio Grande Do Sul, modifying in deep way its ways of influence, and certain way reacting on the traditional forms of art that if applied at the time.