Scene Report: Brazil

Graffiti // Friday, July 18, 2014
Each week we feature updates on current graffiti scenes in a number of major U.S. cities with the help of a few select photographers. Ray Mock aka Carnage NYC delivers this week’s Brazil Scene Report.

Video: Brazil's Street Artists Os Gemeos Return to Gallery

Graffiti // Tuesday, July 15, 2014
The Wall Street Journal caught up with the prolific Brazilian artists, Os Gemeos, who recently opened their exhibition Opera of the Moon in Sao Paulo at Galpão Fortes Vilaça.

FUTEBOL FUTEBOL FUTEBOL

Photography // Friday, June 06, 2014
Drawing inspiration from Brazil’s obsession with soccer, documentary photographer Dualtagh Herr has created a series of aerial photographs titled “Futebol Futebol Futebol”. From countryside villages to bustling city centers, Herr captures images of the country’s demand for soccer fields in every neighborhood, town, and city, proving how much of a role soccer plays in Brazilian everyday life. 

Henrique Olivei's Largest Installation Yet

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, June 04, 2014
Brazilian artist Henrique Oliveira is occupying the expansive Museum of Contemporary Art, University of São Paulo with his largest installation to date with Transarquitetônica. This beautiful immersive exhibit used recycled materials from Oliveira’s home city.

Os Gemeos Paints the Brazilian National Team's Plane

Juxtapoz // Monday, May 26, 2014
Os Gêmeos just finished painting the Brazilian national team's plane for the World Cup this year. The plane will take the team around the country this summer and to each of their games. The brothers will be opening a solo show at Galeria Fortes VIlaca on June 29th, 2014.

Famous Paintings Recreated from Torn Magazines by Vik Muniz

Juxtapoz // Thursday, May 01, 2014
A really time-intensive project by Brazilian artist, Vik Muniz, where he has taken old magazines and meticulously rearranged the torn pieces to create the perfect figurative elements and color balance of some of world's most famous paintings. 

New Work by Bruno9Li

Juxtapoz // Thursday, January 02, 2014
Brazilian artist Bruno Novelli, aka Bruno 9Li, is arguably one of the most dynamic creative figures in Brazil's contemporary art scene, his vibrant paintings encapsulating the opposing forces of nature and technology currently found in Brazilian society. With a mix of references that point to the pop culture of the present and the "New World" explorations of the past, Bruno 9Li's work transcends time and conventional classification.

Video: The WallRide Project in Sao Paulo, Brazil

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, November 13, 2013
The WallRide Project in Sao Paulo, Brazil looks to give the residents of the city access to public and free art through an exchange between Brazilian artists and others around the world. Every two months a different artist will be invited exposing his form of art on a wall in downtown Sao Paul! The first artist to utilize the wall is Alexandre "Sesper" Cruz. Watch videos of the WallRide collaboration with Sesper after the jump!

Paintings by Luiz Zerbini

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, October 30, 2013
Rio de Janeiro based artist Luiz Zerbini's work combines a myriad of sources, borrowing from the cityscapes of Rio, art history, and pop culture. Everything is dislocated in his work: the landscape loses its depth, and the grid gains it.

The Works of Brazil-based Finok

Juxtapoz // Monday, October 14, 2013
In our November 2013 issue, on newsstands this week (or now), we have an exclusive conversation with one of Brazil's most exciting and talented artists, FINOK. For years we have loved his intricate style, both in his unique graffiti characters and now his beautiful canvases, and with an upcoming new body of work at Smith Galeria in Sao Paulo this November, we felt it was great timing to see his work in our printed edition. 
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