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...
Juxtapoz // Monday, October 22, 2012
In conjunction with Bonhams Auction House holding their first United States Urban Art Auction on October 29, 2012, in Los Angeles, we sit down with Gareth Williams, who oversees Bonhams contemporary, urban, and modern design sales at the London-based auctioneers. From the Banksy effect to the pieces in the new Urban Art Auction, Mr Williams gives insight into the world of auction houses and contemporary art sales.
Graffiti // Wednesday, October 17, 2012
Establishing their own unique language Os Gemeos are clearly two of the most influential artists working indoors and outside. Even in the realm of bubble letters they remain heavy hitters.
Juxtapoz // Monday, October 08, 2012
'Tis the season. No, we don't mean holiday cheer, we mean the Political Season, a time of undecideds, debates, and campaign trails. Juxtapoz is in a similar mood, and we brought legendary fine artist and political satirist Ron English to our November 2012 issue to have him curate our special examination of Politics & Art in 2012.