One of Brazil’s twentieth-century giants, painter Emiliano di Cavalcanti (1897-1976), was a personality similar in talent, waistline, womanizing and leftists ideals to the Mexican muralist Diego Rivera. The modernist artist, […]
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I am sitting on the veranda of a grand tropical mansion. Ricardo Pessoa de Queiroz is telling me the story of this grand undertaking, a sculpture park and a botanical garden on the grounds of the old sugar mill that is the passion he shares with his wife Bruna.
The year of 2020 has brought big art-fair business, with online viewing rooms as a permanent feature to boost in-person fairs—hopefully back next year—with the futuristic hybrid likely to reshape […]
The collaboration between the two museums juxtaposes rare works from both collections, and highlights visual rhymes displayed in Lina Bo Bardi’s iconic glass easels.
The intense observation of human nature in the watercolors conveys a dark side of the artist countered by an explosion of insight, tenderness, anxiety and eroticism.
A vast new exhibition called “Utopia” displays 160 contemporary works, precisely ten percent of the impressive art collection amassed during the last decade.
During the 1953 celebrations of São Paulo’s fourth centennial, twenty-seven-year-old Venezuelan artist Oswaldo Vigas (1926-2014) participated in the second São Paulo Art Biennial with his energetic, colorful and bold paintings. […]
The event was so relevant and powerful that in the years to come it changed the nation’s socio-political and cultural scenarios and has an enduring hold on Brazilian culture today.
To celebrate, we’re looking back at the more than 200 interviews, reviews and tributes published in the last seven years.
While the art world waits for the openings of two major events in September, the São Paulo Bienal and Rio de Janeiro’s art fair ArtRio, a grand exhibition is happening […]