Andrade's work possesses a tropicalist aesthetic...D. Andrade is an exceptional painter who has lived in Rio de Janeiro for more than forty years. At the age of three, the artist suffered a severe case of meningitis, after which he was left completely deaf. However, this challenge early-on in life did not deter Andrade from pursuing his dreams.
The artist has a lovely family of three children, who greatly admire their father's work. Andrade's work possesses a tropicalist aesthetic, which utilizes an intense palette. The work has a picturesque quality, through which the artist portrays his subjects in activities or scenes representative of his homeland.