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.
Juxtapoz // Sunday, January 06, 2013
We have to applaud this Cloud installation by Rio de Janeiro-based artist Eduardo Coimbra. Not only does the piece looks magical at night, it transcends into daytime just as effectively. Using iron, translucent canvas printing, fluorescent lamps, and mirrors, while creating 5 light boxes measuring 17 sq ft, Coimbra's Cloud installaton creates a surreal experience in a public space.
Juxtapoz // Monday, November 19, 2012
Lucas de Alcântara is an illustrator working out of Divinópol, Brazil. His solemn watercolor paintings, with their beautiful marbled colors and quiet figures, are both emotive and immersive, sucking a viewer into the characters and scenes that populate his mind.
Juxtapoz // Monday, October 29, 2012
In our continuing partnership with the Friends Of campaign, today we look at something that will be the best office distraction project we can present to you on a Monday. Yes, we are teaching you how to make a Flipbook. All you need is a printer, a stapler, a pair of scissors, and your imagination.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, October 23, 2012
In our continuing coverage of the Friends Of campaign and Rio's leading art and technology school, Spectaculu, we take our attention away from the established talents of Vik Muniz, Mark Bradford, Carlos Saldanha, and Campana Designs and focus on the up-and-coming talents of student Juliana Xavier Rusino. The students from "Friends of..." program designed T-shirts, and Juliana's standout design features an Afro-Brazilian version of Marilyn Monroe.
Juxtapoz // Monday, October 22, 2012
Brazilian street artist, Andre Muniz Gonzaga, utilizes the imperfections and irregular surfaces of the cities streets to create distorted and often bizarre faces. Just in the last year, his work has appeared abroad in places like Senegal, Portugal, Berlin, and Amsterdam.