Centre of Latin American Studies

Cultural Studies Section

Curves of Irreverence: Oscar Niemeyer and Brazil's Other Architectural Modernism

Andreas, Paul  and Ingeborg Flagge (eds), Oscar Niemeyer: A Legend of Modernism (Birkhäuser: Basel, Frankfurt: Deutsches Architektur Museum, 2003, exhibition catalogue, bilingual edition).

Brasil 1920-1950: De la Antropofagia a Brasília (Valência: IVAM, VEGAP, 2000, exhibition catalogue, bilingual edition).

Deckker, Zilah Quezado, Brazil Built: The Architecture of the Modern Movement in Brazil (New York: Spon Press, 2001).

Evenson, Norma, Two Brazilian Capitals: Architecture and Urbanism in Rio de Janeiro and Brasília (New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1973).

Goodwin, Philip L., Brazil Builds: Architecture New and Old 1652-1942 (New York: The Museum of Modern Art, 1943, exhibition catalogue).

Mindlin, Henrique E., Modern Architecture in Brazil (Reinhold: New York, 1956).

Niemeyer, Oscar, The Curves of Time: The Memoirs of Oscar Niemeyer (London: Phaidon, 2000).

Philippou, Styliane, ‘Modernism and National Identity in Brazil or How to Brew a Brazilian Stew’, National Identities, Vol. 7, No 3, 2005, pp. 245-264.

Philippou, Styliane, ‘The Primitive as an Instrument of Subversion in Twentieth-Century Brazilian Cultural Practice’, arq: Architectural Research Quarterly, Vol. 8, Nos 3-4, 2004, pp. 285-298.

Underwood, David, Oscar Niemeyer and the Architecture of Brazil (New York: Rizzoli, 1994).

Vidal, Laurent, De Nova Lisboa à Brasília : l’invention d’une capitale (XIXe – XXe siècles) (Paris: Institut des hautes études de l’Amérique latine IHEAL, 2002).

Documentary film: Marc-Henri Wajnberg, Oscar Niemeyer: un architecte engagé dans le siècle (Paris: ARTE France, Brussels: RTBF and Wajnbrosse Productions, São Paulo: Polo de Imagem).