Rio de Janeiro
– Ai Weiwei Creates Tent City in Germany: The dissident artist may be banned from leaving China, but that hasn't stopped him from creating a major work for this summer's Emscherkunst triennial festival, which kicks off in western Germany on June 22. "Aus...
If you’ll be hitting the international arts and culture circuit in 2013, there’s one name you need to know: Pret a Diner. Now in its third year, the innovative pop-up dining experience looks forward to its most international year yet in 2013 with stops in Rio...
Oscar Niemeyer, the prolific architect who gave form to Brazil’s twentieth-century sociopolitical optimism, died this Wednesday at a Rio de Janeiro hospital. He was 104. When news of his passing was confirmed yesterday evening, the world seemed almost ready...
What follows is a list of fall gallery shows worldwide that we feel should not be missed. Making it onto the list was not easy; our selection was culled from hundreds of upcoming exhibitions. But we add the caveat that we could only choose from those that had...
Ipanema is extortionate and Copacabana is crowded—no surprise, then, that this beachfront neighborhood is starting to shine.
With five days left in the 2012 Olympic Games, the pressure is on for athletes in London eager to make their marks in sporting history. But for a year now, the pressure has been on, more or less, for the architects, city planners, and engineers behind the...
After spending last year traipsing below the border to break ground on his first few projects in Mexico, Richard Meier is heading below the equator to start his first South American project: a light, modernist office building in the beach-lined metropolis and...
Fernanda Lopes, BLOUIN ARTINFO Brazil
Last month, to the surprise of many art world observers, the Art Newspaper announced that Rio’s Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil (CCBB) had hosted three of the 10 most-visited exhibitions of 2011. These included shows of Japanese artist Mariko Mori...
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