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Streets: Titi Freak (Sao Paulo)

After sharing with you a new mural that Titi Freak painted in Rio de Janeiro for Seido Restaurant a couple of months ago, we now have for you some of his public art for you. Featuring something that appears frequently in his work, Koi fish, the Brazilian artist once again draws from his his Japanese heritage to gift this street in Sao Paulo with his imagery. Take a look at some more detail shots below… Discuss Titi Freak here.
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Openings: Os Gemeos – “A ópera da lua” (The Moon Opera) @ Galpão Fortes Vilaça

Yesterday, the long anticipated return of hometown street art heroes happened in Sao Paulo at Galpão Fortes Vilaça when Os Gemeos opened their solo show. For this exhibition entitled A ópera da lua or The Moon Opera, the Brazilian twins created an immersive experience for their fans consisting of over 30 paintings, wall murals,  three sculptures, and a 3D video installation. The colorful kaleidoscope of surreal images and their signature characters should not be missed if you are in town for the World Cup or otherwise as […]
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Os Gemeos 737 Boeing

After painting a whole train back in 2011, Brazilian brothers and legendary graffiti artists, Otavio and Gustavo Pandolfo aka Os Gemeos, recently raised the bar even further. In collaboration with the Brazilian national football team, and GOL Airlines, they painted the whole 737 Boeing that will carry their national team and personnel during the World Cup. Known for their fast work, practiced over the years while working on the streets of Sao Paolo, the twins completed this monumental piece in one week only, using 1200 cans […]
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Openings: Doma – “Multiverse” @ Logo Galeria

After taking part in This is Not a Toy show (covered) curated by Pharrell Williams, the Argentine collective Doma recently opened an exhibition at Logo Galeria in Sao Paulo. Titled Multiverse, this is their first solo in Brazil, and a big step forward towards introducing their work to a wider crowd. The entire show is one big installation made up of over “20 works of a diverse range of media and formats, such as installations, drawings, print, and objects, which were created especially for the show.” Their works […]
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Showing: Vhils @ Caixa Cultural

Vhils aka Alexandre Farto recently spent some time in Brazil working with the Guarani tribe in the Piraquara region and creating a new body of work for a show at Caixa Cultural in Curitiba, Brazil.  The Portuguese artist spent some time working with the tribesmen in the Araçaí village, creating works for the show, as well as leaving his mark in the village. The show consists of 54 wooden doors etched with indigenous motifs and portraits. Created on old wooden doors collected and found in the area, the […]
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Upcoming: Os Gemeos @ Galeria Fortes Vilaça

Fans of Os Gemeos have to go all the way back to the end of 2012 to remember a solo show from the duo – held at the ICA Boston (covered). It looks like their patience is about to pay off as the twins are already working on and look to be opening a new solo show this summer in their home base of Sao Paulo at Galeria Fortes Vilaça. Coinciding with the World Cup, everyone now has one more reason to head to Brazil in June. Discuss Os […]
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Opening: Finok – “Despacho” @ Smith Galeria

As mentioned previously in our preview, young Brazilian artist Finok, member of the infamous Vlok crew, recently opened an exhibition in his hometown of Sao Paulo. Hosted by Smith Galleria, Despacho is not only his first big solo show in Brazil, but also his most coherent and complex show to date. Finok spent a big part of the year working on the pieces for the mostly sold-out show, and as evidenced by the positive response from local and worldwide art lovers, all the time and effort put […]
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Previews: Finok – “Despacho” @ Smith Galeria

One year since his last solo show at Ruttkowski;68 in Germany, Brazilian artist Finok aka Raphael Sagarra will be presenting his solo show at Smith Galleria in his hometown of Sao Paolo. Opening on the 23rd of November, and on view until 21st of December, Despacho is shaping up to be Finok’s strongest show to date. For this show, the young artist created a complex body of work, including 17 original pieces ranging from canvases, wood panels, installations, Brazilian kites and various objects. Working with different mediums from paper, to canvas, wood panels, scrap wood, […]
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Openings: Thiago Toes – “Celeste” @ OMA Galeria

Brazilian artist Thiago Toes recently opened his solo show Celeste on the 1st of November at OMA Galeria in São Bernardo do Campo (São Paulo/Brazil). As a member of legendary Vlok crew together with Finok, Nunca, Ise, Vino, Remio, Os Gemeos, and many others, Thiago is known for his futuristic, geometry based street works that he’s been creating for years. For this show, he prepared both new paintings and sculptural works in which he explored in more detail. Staying true to his recognizable style, his works mix […]
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Showing: 2501 x Ozmo – “Preto e Branco” @ Tag and Juice

Tag and Juice Gallery in Sao Paulo, Brazil, recently opened Preto e Branco (Black and White), a show by 2501 (Jacopo Ceccarelli) and Ozmo (Gionata Gesi) from Italy. Opened on 2nd of October, the title of the show comes from the main colors that both artists use when creating their work. While the palette utilized is exactly the same, the actual works are quite diverse due to their different styles – the fine line work of 2501, and realistic portraits of religious figures of Ozmo. While visually very different, both […]
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