1894? Aug. 07th. b.  Campanha, Brazil as Maria de Lourdes Alves

    Brazilian Sculptor

 1926 m diplomat Carlos Martins.

 1939 They moved to New York.
    See studied with Jacques Lipchitz and Stanley William Hayter.
    Moved in the same circle as the Surrealist exiles Andre Breton, Max Ernst, Roberto Matta, 
    Marcel Duchamp, Yves Tanguy, Andre Masson, Fernand Leger.  

 1941 First individual exhibition at the Corcoran Art Gallery, in New York.

 1943 Exhibited in New York Amazonia sharing the Valentine gallery with Piet Mondrian ->

 1946 Started five year affair with Marcel Duchamp.
    Model for Etants Donnes ->.

 1947 Exhibits at the Julien Levy Gallery in New York with catalogue introduction by Andre Breton.
    Provides original artwork for the catalogue of Le Surrealisme en 1947 
    or Please Touch at Galerie Maeght, Paris. 
    Exhibits Le Chemin lombre trop longs trop etroits ->.
    Contributes to Neon.

 1948 Moves to Paris. Becomes friends with Constantin Brancusi, Benjamin Peret
    and Amedee Ozenfant. 
    Exhibits at Galerie Drouin with catalogue preface by Andre Breton and Michel Tapie ->.

 1950 Returns to Brazil for her first Brazilian exhibition in Sao Paulo.
    Catalogue contribution by Benjamin Peret.

 1956 Gales Gaules II ->.

 1957 Included in Andre Breton's  L'Art Magique. 

 1973 March 27th. d. Rio de Janeiro.

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