- FAMA and Fortune: The art and patronage of Marcos Amaro In the town of Itu, a two-hour drive from São Paulo, you’ll find FAMA. The acronym for fame in Portuguese stands for Fábrica de Arte Marcos Amaro, an art factory managed by the Marcos Amaro Foundation (FMA), established by art patron Marco Amaro in 2012 on a twenty-thousand-square-meter property of an old textile mill. Amaro, the thirty-four-year-old entrepreneur, is himself…
- A Private Passion Made Public: João Carlos de Figueiredo Ferraz Shares His Vast Collection Housed in a private institution that opened to the public in 2011, IFF, Instituto Figueiredo Ferraz, one of Brazil’s finest collections of contemporary art.
- Permanent Collection: Ricardo Resende on the Vast Art Holdings of FAMA A vast new exhibition called "Utopia" displays 160 contemporary works, precisely ten percent of the impressive art collection amassed during the last decade.
- Galeria Utópica Founder Pablo Di Giulio on Building a Collection Pablo Di Giulio, one of Brazil’s top experts in vintage photographs and the founder of Galeria Utópica in São Paulo’s Vila Madalena artsy neighborhood, has participated in SP-Foto since its inception.
- Capturing Elegance: Mario Cohen on Opening Latin America's First Fine Art Photo Gallery Fascinated by photos that tell a story, Cohen’s selections for the fair were united by the theme of elegance.
- Enraptured by Historical Detail: Colombian Artist Adriana Duque Captures the Spanish Renaissance in New Photo Series Enraptured by historical images, childhood beauty and digital technology, Duque’s minutely-detailed, photo-painterly portraits are every bit her own carefully-researched creations.