Self-taught, Nino João Cosmo Félix (also known simply as Nino, João Cosmo Félix was his real name) was a Brazilian artist who sculpted figures and animals by carving wood and then painting it.
Featured image: Nino João Cosmo Félix - Arara /
Macaw, 1970's (detail). Paint on carved wood. 52 in height. 132 cm height. This
is a unique work. Photo courtesy of Bergamin & Gomide