Ana Cavalcanti

Full Professor
Postdoc 2014, Institut national d'histoire de l'art, Paris, France
PhD in Art History, 1999, Université de Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne
MA and PhD supervisor

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Ana Cavalcanti

Ana Maria Tavares Cavalcanti is master (1995) and PhD (1999) in Art History from the University of Paris 1 Panthéon- Sorbonne. She held Postdoc research at the Institut national d’ histoire de l’art , Paris ( 2013-2014 ). Since 2006, she is professor of art history at the School of Fine Arts of UFRJ , acting in Undergraduate and Postgraduate departments. Her research focuses the relationship between Brazilian and European art in the nineteenth and the early twentieth century.


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Research interests

History of Brazilian art of the nineteenth and the early twentieth century - the Brazilian painters ; the Travel Grants to Europe (AIBA and ENBA); art criticism in Brazil and France at the nineteenth century ; history of the Salons and the art exhibitions in Brazil at the nineteenth century and the early twentieth century ; artistic exchanges between Brazil and France on the nineteenth century ; studies of the D. João VI (EBA-UFRJ) museum collection.

Research groups

MODOS – Art History: Ways of Seeing, Exhibiting and Understanding assistant
ENTRESSÉCULOS – Changes and Continuity in the Arts in Brazil in the 19th and 20th Centuries leader


Between Brazil and Europe: the brazilian artists of the second half of the nineteenth century and the early twentieth century leader
Production, circulation and reception of art between Brazil and Europe (19th and 20th centuries) leader