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Brazilian Art

The Wild And Exhausting World Of Brazilian Artist Ernesto Neto

Crane.tv | Posted 08.26.2014 | Arts
Crane.tv

Ernesto Neto is an artist comfortable in himself. So comfortable in fact, he managed to dose off during our shoot in his studio in Rio de Janeiro. We blamed it on the heat and not our company of course.

Inhotim: Brazil's Contemporary Art Wonderland

Zach Udko | Posted 10.29.2013 | Arts
Zach Udko

Nothing can prepare you for the breathtaking beauty of Inhotim, Brazil's best-kept secret for lovers of contemporary art.

Brazil's Chief Negotiator for Climate Change

Simon Watson | Posted 10.06.2013 | Arts
Simon Watson

Many of the photographers' names were new to me; so was some of the their subject matter -- all of which contributed to my pleasure in seeing this show. Here, in one place, was a reflection of my love for Brazilian Modernist architecture, captured by photographers who truly felt its magic.

Stunning Photo Series Gives Albinos A Closer Look

Posted 08.17.2012 | Arts

Brazilian Photographer Gustavo Lacerda's series "Albinos" blends biology, aesthetics and folklore in the striking collection of light-saturated photos...

The Craziest Thing You'll See Today: Crocheted Alligator Playground Edition

Posted 07.18.2012 | Arts

Polish-born, Brooklyn-based crochet master Olek is known for her delightful crocheted graffiti, brightening up New York's urban streets via crocheted ...

Identical Twins From Brazil Take On Street Art

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 08.23.2012 | Arts

Identical twins have a special place in legend and lore, sharing a bond that supposedly enables them to sense each other's thoughts and emotions in a ...

Artist Attempts To Catalog Every Possible Skin Tone

Posted 07.12.2012 | Arts

Brazilian artist Angelika Dass is out to show that race is not as clearly defined as we think. Her latest project, called "Humanae," provides an activ...

'Cuddle On The Tightrope'

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 05.16.2012 | Arts

Crocheting provides pleasure and distraction to many who wish to pass the time, yet being a pastime means far more than being just a diversion. Brazil...

Melting Minimalism

Posted 03.26.2012 | Arts

Iran Do Espirito Santo is a Brazilian artist whose visual puzzles are easy to perceive but impossible to decipher. His new exhibition "Switch" feature...

Os Gemeos Create A World Of Wonder In LA

Posted 03.02.2012 | Arts

Os Gemeos are twin brothers Gustavo and Otavio Pandolfo from Brazil whose street art creations transcend easy classifications. Their new show at Prism...

Brothels, Beaches and Blood

Posted 03.27.2012 | Arts

Faceless bodies, dingy spaces and ambiguous dark marks pervade Hirosuke Kitamura's photographs. The Japanese-Brazilian artist captures anonymous image...

PHOTOS: Artist We're Digging Today: Adriana Varejao

Posted 01.11.2012 | Arts

Brazilian artist Adriana Varejao paints tiled spaces and she also paints poetry. At first her rooms look like dreamy feats of impossible architecture,...

WATCH: Artist Breathes Life Into Inanimate Objects

Posted 12.19.2011 | Arts

For the average individual, the idea of a world where inanimate objects come to life and engage in conversation is one of horror and grave implication...

ART INSTALLATION: New Museum's First Survey of Brazilian Rivane Neuenschwander

artdaily.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

NEW YORK, NY.- From June 23 to September 19, 2010, the New Museum will present a major mid-career survey of Brazilian artist Rivane Neuenschwander (b....

Afro-Brazilian History, Beats and Culture

Lauri Lyons | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
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Lauri Lyons

While Africa and America are often recognized as the book ends of the African Diaspora, there is an additional link in the Middle Passage that is less publicized, but no less important.