Capoeira is a Brazilian martial art, although outsiders often mistake it for a style of dance. Developed by slaves during the colonial period, many of the moves were disguised as dance steps to avoid detection by slave masters.
Pinner wrote: That third one down. that piece (the original at least) was the first artwork we looked at in my very first art history class. Art started as paint on the walls. (I wish I could see these art pieces in person.