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Teatro da Paz: histórias invisíveis em Belém do grão-Pará

Author(s): Roseane null

Journal: Anais do Museu Paulista
ISSN 0101-4714

Volume: 18;
Issue: 2;
Start page: 93;
Date: 2010;
Original page

Teatro da Paz ("Peace Theater"), in Belém, capital of State of Pará, is one of the most representative neo-classical opera houses in brazil. Its remarkable history and features resulted of a deep process of architectonic renewal occurred between 1904 and 1905, when it had also a sort of rich elements of decoration incorporated. As a result, the process hidden facts happened from the building (1869-1878), following by the opening and functioning (1878-1887), until the first important renovation (1887-1890), involving improper management of public sources, conflicts between engineers, litigations, the intense public uses for nine years and the participation of two recognized artists, the Italian Domenico de Angelis and the brazilian Chrispim do Amaral, in the first renovation. Uncovering these invisible histories, outsider histories, give to monument back its human, social dimension.
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