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Abramovic -Brazil

by Friday, December 16, 2016

The lines between art and spirituality blur together in this powerhouse doc from one of contemporary art's most crucial figures. In search of personal healing and artistic inspiration, Marina Abramović travels through Brazil experiencing sacred rituals and exploring the limits between art and spirituality. The route is comprised of poignant encounters with healers and sages ...

Os Gemeos

by Saturday, April 16, 2016

OSGEMEOS (b. 1974, São Paulo, Brazil), translated as “THETWINS”, Gustavo and Otavio Pandolfo, have worked together since birth. As children growing up in the streets of the traditional district of Cambuci (SP), they developed a distinct way of playing and communicating through artistic language. With the encouragement of their family, and the introduction of hip ...

Mira Schendel

by Wednesday, October 30, 2013

A Jewish refugee from fascist Italy, Mira Schendel became one of Brazil's greatest artists. Art critic Guy Brett first met Mira Schendel in the 1960s and was immediately attracted by the energy that he found in her work, which he said 'charged the space around it'. Here Brett remembers that first encounter and talks about the significance ...

MAGRELA // SÃO PAULO // BRAZIL

by Tuesday, July 23, 2013

São Paulo, Brazil 2013 - MAGRELA, born and raised in the laid-back neighborhood of Vila Madalena, is a talented artist who has been painting the streets of São Paulo for the past 6 years. While living there in 2011-2012, I discovered her work on many of the walls throughout the city. Larger-than-life women, sometimes in ...