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Expo Gravuras – A7MA Gallery -Sao Paulo

An exhibition of prints from a range of Brazilian street artists are still on show and for sale at A7MA gallery in Vila Madalena. This exhibition at A7MA (pronounced: “A sétima” – the seventh in English) began last year in December. I visited right before Christmas and my wife even bought...

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SABER – The Ugly American: Solo Exhibition (London)

A heads up for those in London, nothing Brazil related, but an exhibition that I would have made an effort to go and see if I was there.  The solo exhibition by Californian graffiti artist Saber, starts today on 10th January. It was originally shown in Newcastle in 2013 and...

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UPDATE: Ron Mueck – Pinacoteca do Estado de São Paulo

UPDATE (7/01/15) – So having read news report after news report about the size of the queues for this exhibition (Ron Mueck – Pinacoteca) when it opened I thought I would wait until the Christmas holidays when the city is usually half empty, but alas the reports continued, and even...

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Breast cancer awareness street art intervention

A really nice bit of street art intervention has been happening over the last few months in Sao Paulo, for an excellent cause. Many pieces of graffiti featuring breasts across the city have been given a mastectomy, using a paste up as part of the Breast Cancer awareness campaign. So...

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Miami -Wynwood Walls 2013

Unfortunately I am not going to Miami, but it seems that a load of Brazilian street artists are currently there and are painting the walls in the Wynwood area. Its no coincidence that this week the Miami Art Basel fair begins, one of the biggest art events in the world,...

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Zezão – a real ‘underground’ street artist

Zezão was one of the first graffiti artists that I really took notice of when I first arrived in Sao Paulo, although I  don’t remember a specific location or piece that I saw.  Zezão‘s easily distinguishable blue ‘flops’ are highly recognizable and I had already seen his work in the book ‘grafitti brasil‘ (Thames & Hudson) which...