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.
Graffiti // Wednesday, October 09, 2013
The Brazilian twins, Os Gemeos, have mastered this whole spray game down in just about every department. Trucks? Oh for sure.. Painted in their signature colorsin Oakland.
Street Art // Saturday, September 28, 2013
After already completing a magnificent new rooftop mural in San Francisco, the Brazilian art duo, Os Gemeos have teamed up with legendary artist, Mark Bode for an impressive collaboration of spray can talents. Painted not far from their first mural, this new piece occupies the back of the Warfield Theatre near 6th and Market St.
Street Art // Sunday, September 22, 2013
Many years ago, the Brazilian twin art duo, Os Gemeos, painted this exact roof above the Luggage Store Gallery in San Francisco. It was an impressive piece, but upon their recent return to San Francisco, the two decided to revamp with something new.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, August 06, 2013
Brazilian-born identical twin brothers Otavio and Gustavo Pandolfo are true rock stars of contemporary art. Known better to the world as Os Gêmeos, the two-time Juxtapoz cover artists are famous for their versatile body of work that draws inspiration from the folklore and hip-hop culture of their homeland. The brothers have taken on a new, unique project: creating a new, limited edition bottle for Hennessy's V.S. cognac...
Street Art // Monday, March 04, 2013
In MOCAtv’s latest installment, they document Os Gemeos as they create a massive mural on the exterior of the ICA in Boston, becoming one of largest murals ever painted in Boston. The Brazilian twins describe the importance of the location and this piece, as well as the message of positivity being always present in their work.
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, February 20, 2013
As we have reported on the site in recent months, fashion giant Louis Vuitton has teamed up with Juxtapoz stalwarts Retna, Aiko, and Os Gemeos for a collection of scarves. The collabs, given the title as a "Tribute to Street Art," follow in the tradition of Louis Vuitton working with contemporary artists such as Murakami, Stephen Sprouse, and recently, a great collaboration with Yayoi Kusama.
Juxtapoz // Monday, February 04, 2013
The famed French fashion house, Louis Vuitton, has enlisted three street artists to create designs for their traditional scarf, shawl and stole models for the Spring/Summer 2013 collection. Los Angeles-based artist, Retna, New York-based artist, Aiko, and Brazil-based artists, Os Gemeos will all be designing in their own distinctly different styles. Check out some of the sample scarves.
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, December 12, 2012
The latest in a long line of successful collaborations with the fine art world, fashion powerhouse Louis Vuitton has turned to Brazilian twins (and 2x Juxtapoz cover artists), Os Gemeos for a new series of designs. Little sneak shots were posted on the twins' Instagram account, so all we can do is speculate on the full collection, but there will be a scarf, it will be released in January 2013, and somewhere, a line is forming.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, December 06, 2012
Yesterday morning, Juxtapoz attended the press preview and brunch to honor the opening of the grand ol' fair, Art Basel Miami Beach, the reason why many fairs have grown around Miami during the first week of December. Housing some of the most established galleries in the world (Lisson, Gagosian, Marlborough to name a few), we tried to make our experience the same as we do each year. Just get lost in it all...