- 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…
- The Force of Fire: A conversation with Paulo Darzé about his new exhibition of Mario Cravo’s sculptures made from charred wood In this solo show in Bahia’s capital, the restless and prolific ninety-four-year-old artist displays seventy sculptures made with the charred wood he collected from the fire that wrecked two historic colonial public buildings in the mid-1970s and 1980s and that scarred the daily life of the inhabitants of Salvador, his native town.
- 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.