In his paintings, Calixto depicts the history of the Pelourinho and the Recôncavo, the tidal area surrounding the Bay of All Saints where he lived until he was 20 years old. “I like to show Bahia - the Recôncavo, the area of my childhood. I like to show the houses and I also like to show the life and the churches of the place. … Things - like the markets at the riverside in the country - are fading, and we have to document that history.”


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