Juxtapoz // Monday, October 18, 2010
Again, Os Gemeos (Juxtapoz #114) express their frustration with Brazilian politics right now in a satirical street piece. Last week’s works featured images of protesting citizens; today’s showcases a politician.
Juxtapoz // Friday, October 15, 2010
It’s election time and it’s no secret that many governments face corruption, leaving citizens the world over frustrated. Some attend rallies, others turn a blind eye. Os Gemeos (Juxtapoz #114) express their views in street art.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, October 14, 2010
Whether you’re religious or not, there remains a special sort of serenity and mysticism within a monastery – especially when its an ancient abandoned one in Southern Italy. This monastery is one of the most fascinating uncurated public art spaces, which serves as the epicenter of FAME Fest.
Juxtapoz // Monday, October 11, 2010
Transfer, the international collection of artworks and site-specific installations from the likes of ESPO, Barry McGee, Sesper, Alex Hornest, Vitche, Thomas Campbell, and many others, will close at the end of this week. If you happen to be in São Paulo, Brazil, be sure to check it out.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, October 05, 2010
If you can’t actually make it out to Southern Italy to take a look at this year’s Fame Festival, enjoy this video tour of the event, which features a range of outdoor murals and installations as well as studio works from the likes of Blu, Nunca, Os Gemeos, JR and Erica Il Cane, and more.
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, September 22, 2010
Os Gemeos (Juxtapoz cover #114) created the art for this new animated short based on the characters of Slava's Snow Show, whose main clown character is both humorous and touching. His classic yellow suit is reminiscent of Os Gemeos’ own yellow figures.
Juxtapoz // Sunday, September 19, 2010
To honor the entry of Fall, we have one of the most prolific and active artists going today, Greg "Craola" Simkins on the cover of the magazine for October 2010 issue. The new edition also features more prolific artists making waves in today's art world.
Juxtapoz // Sunday, August 29, 2010
As the name would suggest, Transfer is a celebration of Brazilian art and those whose influence have escalated its scene to a global audience. Following the highly successful 2008 version of Transfer in Porto Alegre, this year’s exhibit moves to São Paulo, the art capital of Brazil.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, August 17, 2010
We’ve already covered it, practically everyone has, but photographer extraordinaire shares some great process and final photos of Os Gemeos and Futura’s new mural in New York City. Read More...
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, August 11, 2010
Flavio Samelo and his wife, Jayelle Hudson is a pair of artists based in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Though their artistry differs in aesthetic and interest (Flavio’s forte is structured paintings, while Jayelle is a classically trained photographer) they compliment one another akin to ways in which tangy salt brings out the rich tones of pepper, culminating in a tastier and complete dish. They allowed us to poke around their home and studio, which views more like a personal museum than simple living space.