Although perhaps not universally known, the late Brazilian architect Lina Bo Bardi was a well-loved and influential force in tropical modernity and a champion of Brazilian artists. Arguably the best-loved of her works is the 1951 Casa de Vidro, or Glass House...
– Google Art Project Reproduces Street Art: The search giant's online image repository has added almost 2,000 works of art and 30 new partners to its ranks. The most novel addition? More than 100 works of Brazilian street art. A group of journalists,...
Once considered a poor man’s vodka, Brazil’s national sugarcane spirit has come of age with artisanal approaches and novo cachaça cocktails.
Alex Atala opens an in-restaurant grocery store at Dalva e Dito, his countryside chic cozinha in São Paulo's Jardins district
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...
White Cube will open a Brazilian outpost in São Paulo on December 1st, 2012, the blue chip gallery has just announced. Tracey Emin is to inaugurate the new space with a solo exhibition, "You Don’t Believe in Love But I Believe in You."The new gallery confirms...
Last week in Brazil, the São Paulo Biennial hummed through its 30th edition while sales at this year's ArtRio were so far beyond expectation that galleries replenished stock mid-way through the fair. It seems clear that the burgeoning Brazilian economy is...
Fernanda Lopes, BLOUIN ARTINFO Brazil
SÃO PAOLO — “A clear biennial, but not transparent. Intelligent, but not bombastic. A biennial interested in connections, and interested in building connections while avoiding a messianic posture and confrontation for the sake of confrontation.” This is how...
The name Fasano is an illustrious one in São Paulo's hospitality circles and far beyond. What started with a restaurant, and a highly acclaimed one at that, in the early 1980s has evolved into a multitude of establishments across Brazil. Take a peek at the...
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