Juxtapoz // Thursday, October 10, 2013
Sao Paulo-based fine aritst Thais Beltrame, who we have featured in the magazine and profiled on the site in the past, is set to open a brand new solo show, Where I'm Not (Onde Não Estou) at Galeria Movimento in Rio de Janeiro, tonight, October 10. Beltrame's works always seem to carry with them a literary quality, layered storytelling techniques, and a quiet energy of her own universe.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, August 06, 2013
Lucas Simões is an artist living and working in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Through a combination of both geometric and organic shapes overlaid, he's been able to use cut out photographs of close friends to explore identity and cultural individualism.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, August 01, 2013
Sao Paulo-based photographer and ex-pro skater Fabiano Rodrigues has taken a wonderful series of self-portraits of himself skating in superbly chosen and composed locations, often museums, and outside/in architectural landmarks around the city. Taken with a Hasselblad and remote control, the one off prints explore "the history and repertoire of skateboarding movements, particularly its relationship with the city, its architecture and urban furniture."
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, July 17, 2013
We are all about interactive art. We also have very fond memories of diving into a giant pool of plastic balls at the McDonalds Playpen as a kid and these installations by Brazilian artist Ernesto Neto remind us of being a child again. The plastic balls in this case are suspended by the thousands from colorful netting allowing exhibition visitors to climb and walk along the structure. He has also created some wonderfully comfortable looking hammocks...
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, June 19, 2013
A few of us here in the office are in the process of buying some new furniture, and I know how i feel; I like things minimal but with a bit concept. Maybe I should go with this collection of spider furniture by designer Bruno Freire for Brazilian brand Oficina Polvo. The collection features an assortment of lamps, tables, desks, and even a chandelier.
Juxtapoz // Friday, May 17, 2013
We are enjoying the work of Fernando Moraes and Roane Ferreira this morning. Working under the collective title, Imarginal, the duo work on a variety of surfaces from, cotton fabric, markers, and even magnifiers on paper, wood, or walls. Some of their pieces take over 3 months to make and measure over 3 feet wide...
Juxtapoz // Thursday, May 09, 2013
Brazilian graffiti artist Narcelio Grud gathers rotting produce from the streets of a local market and paints a wall with the fruit in vegetables in his latest video, Tropical Hungry.
Juxtapoz // Monday, April 08, 2013
On view Casa Triangulo through May 18th in Sao Paulo, Brazil is the third solo show of Assume Vivid Astro Focus (AVAF) at the gallery entitled ALISABEL VIRIL APAGÃO FENOMENAL. AVAF is comprised of Eli Sudbrack who was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and lives and works between São Paulo and New York and Christophe Hamaide-Pierson who was born in Paris and still lives and works there.
Juxtapoz // Friday, April 05, 2013
A telephone company in São Paulo, Brazil comissioned 100 artists to piant 100 public telephones. We didn't realize people still used public telephones, but either way it's a great idea!
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, February 20, 2013
We have featured the very talented João Ruas (aka Feral Kid) before on the site. The São Paulo-based visual artist has continued to impress with his dark and mysterious work and has several new sketchbook and standalone pieces.