This radical art provocateur crochets concepts while shedding light on bruising events related to violence, sex and death.
Art has the capacity to render visible that which certain political powers are determined to erase. The legacies of politically and socially engaged art within the context of contemporary Latin […]
A vast new exhibition called “Utopia” displays 160 contemporary works, precisely ten percent of the impressive art collection amassed during the last decade.
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.
Silence, space and time are crucial for the seventy-seven-year-old painter, draughtsman, sculptor, engraver, art teacher and newspaper chronicler, who dropped out of architecture, though it remains the basis of his oeuvre.
These well-designed, reimagined aesthetic experiences come embedded with new ways of viewing and understanding simple but basic products taken for granted by our hyper-consumerist society.
The “situations,” as she calls the interaction with her sculptures, are aimed at expanding the senses by creating new shapes, relationships and experiences.
Due to the conceptual and abstract treatment of the images created by Samico, the art of Brazilian woodcutting gained a contemporary dimension.
The compass in the art of twenty-five-year-old Luiz Escañuela, Brazil’s rising hyperrealist painter, is both social and political.
Over the course of 73 minutes, De Almeida delivers an unorthodox film, in sync with the unconventional works and eccentric performances of the provocateur.