The Works of Dimas Forchetti

Juxtapoz // Saturday, October 06, 2012
Brazilian artist Dimas Forchetti sent us images of his most recent works, and as we can always see from the artist, his illustrations are full of detailed local symbolism.

The Works of Henrique Oliveria

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, September 26, 2012
For the last decade, Brazilian based artist, Henrique Oliveria, has been creating amazing installations that use weathered strips of tampumes to evoke the stroke of a paintbrush or the folds of human flesh. This trademark style came to be after seeing the way pieces of wood were weathering at a construction site near his studio.

Waleska Nomura "Heart In Love" Print Release

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, September 19, 2012
Japanese-Brazilian arist, Waleska Nomura, who now takes up residence in the UK, just released a print of her signature painting series, Heart In Love. The graffiti artist turned fine artist created a bit of an ambitious project for herself: 18 layer silkscreen print—8 colous each printed twice with opaque then transparent colour plus the background plus a varnish with each layer of artwork has been handpainted by the artist.

New works by Bruno 9Li

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, September 12, 2012
A few weeks ago, we decided to check up on Brazilian artist Bruno 9Li, who we last featured in our July 2009 Brazil Issue. We knew that Bruno's work looked like a fantastic acid trip of both folk imagery mixed with psychedelic characters, but it is Bruno's work from the past two years, with incredibly surreal abstractions and custom reoccuring figures that have been the artist's strongest work to date.

The Work of Brazil's Mathiole

Juxtapoz // Thursday, September 06, 2012
Brazilian artist and designer Mathiole uses digital illustration techniques to create unique Art Nouveau-inspired works. A morbid fascination with death lingers throughout in these elegantly rendered pieces.

Top 25 Os Gemeos Street Art

Top List // Friday, August 03, 2012
Brazilian twins Os Gemeos create some of the most iconic, instantly recognizable street and public art of any contemporary art in the world today. Or ever, if you want to really break this down. In honor of their museum exhibition at the Boston ICA opening today, August 3, we look back at our favorite street works from the 2x Juxtapoz cover artists. From multi-storied murals, to collaborations, to castles and simple characters hidden away in the depths of a city, Os Gemeos will continue to amaze and redefine what street art is.

Marcos Saboya and Gualter Pupo's "Book Maze" @ Southbank Centre, London

Juxtapoz // Thursday, August 02, 2012
London is getting a lot of great art at the moment, so even if you don't want to see the Olympics, the great city has plenty to offer. Take Marcos Saboya and Gualter Pupo's fantastic 250,000 book maze, aMAZEme, now on display at the Southbank Centre in London. Incredibly, the work, creating with the help of volunteers, is based on a fingerprint of writer Jorge Luis Borges.

Archives: Os Gemeos in Conversation (Cover Story, July 2010)

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, August 01, 2012
In celebration of Brazilian twins, Os Gemeos, and their museum exhibition at the Boston ICA opening today and carrying through to November 25, 2012, we look back at one of two cover stories we have run with the two artists. This one dates back to July 2010, at a time where their installation work was becoming some of the most experimental and immersive in the world, and when their street work was as impactful as it had always been.

Optical Illusions in Installations by Regina Silveira

Juxtapoz // Thursday, July 19, 2012
Have you ever wanted to feeling of figuratively falling into an installation? The optical illusions that Brazil-born Regina Silveira creates are quite astounding, making the viewer and gallery visitor become an active participant in the installation. The designs are simple, but the impact is stunning.

Gabee Meyer's Folk Implosion

Illustration // Tuesday, July 17, 2012
Hailing from São Paulo, Brazil, the illustrations of Gabee Meyer are a rich, vibrant blend of folk tendencies and contemporary attractions. Incorporating pattern-clad skateboarders, keyboardists riding giant, kaleidoscopic eggs and prehistoric creatures blasting future technology, her works are certainly not lacking vivid imaginative narratives.
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