João Cutileiro, the sculptor who reinvented Portuguese identity, died | Obituary

He was the sculptor of Évora par excellence. Owned a workshop where, in the 1980s, an important group of young sculptors completed their training. He took on the immense task of revisiting the Portuguese identity, sculpting all the figures that populate the imaginary of national history. He died in the early hours of Tuesday at the Pulido Valente Hospital, in Lisbon, at the age of 83, of complications caused by pulmonary emphysema, the family confirmed to the PUBLIC.


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