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Financial Times – Carioca Craftsmanship

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Kate Watson-Smyth, for the Interiors section of British newspaper Financial Times, reports on the emergence of high-end interiors in Brazil, the growing international visibility of Brazilian designers and architects, and the traditions and trends of Brazilian homes and interiors.  Highlighting … Continue reading

Contemporary Brazilian Printmaking at IPCNY

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The Interantional Print Center New York opened this past week the exhibition Contemporary Brazilian Printmaking, uniting fine art print projects by over 15 artists working in Brazil today.  Exploring the various techniques, materials and styles that comprise contemporary printmaking, the … Continue reading

Spotlight on Jean Gillon

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Romanian born Jean Gillon (1919 – 2007) immigrated to Brazil in 1956 where he identified local materials and techniques, expanding his vocabulary as a designer.  Starting the reputable Italma Wood Art in 1958, Gillon’s practice epitomizes Brazilian mid-century design by … Continue reading

Casa Claudia – Veranda Special

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The cover story of this months’ issue of Casa Claudia focuses on how verandas have become extensions of living rooms in Brazilian apartments, where lively nooks may comport as eating or lounging areas.  The article includes a project by Marina … Continue reading

Janaina Tschäpe at MOCA Tucson

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On view through April 27th at MoCA, Tuscon, is Floating Worlds, a survey of video works from 2000 to 2014, by Brazilian multi-media artist Janaina Tschäpe. Floating Worlds marks the first exhibition dedicated solely to Tschäpe’s videos, which are part … Continue reading

ESPASSO NY hosts Luciana Brito Galeria

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In celebration of São Paulo-based Luciana Brito Galeria’s participation at the Armory Show 2014,  Carlos Junqueira and Luciana Brito hosted a lively dinner party at the ESPASSO Tribeca showroom.  For the event, a selection of artworks by seminal Brazilian modernist … Continue reading

The Armory Show 2014, NY

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As the Armory Show opened their annual art fair in NY this week, the participating Brazilian galleries flaunted a range of works evident of the ever-growing Brazilian art market and scene.  São Paulo’s Luciana Brito Galeria united two disparate figures … Continue reading

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