Your chance to see two Banksy pieces in Rio de Janeiro, his work along with some of the biggest international names in street art goes on show next week (Aug 02) in the exhibition “Street Art – Um panorama Urbano”, previously in Sao Paulo at Caixa Cultural, at Galeria 4 at Caixa Cultural Rio de Janeiro.
The exhibition brings together some of the biggest names in street art from around the world and includes two pieces by Banksy (UK), a piece by Brazilian artist Nunca, and work from the Italian double-act Sten Lex, as well as other work by Jef Aerosol, Rero, MaisMenos and Vhils, among others, there are also a number of videos showing the artists in action. Banksy, Vhils, Rero, Sten Lex and Mais Menos all have short films to watch in addition to their art work.
Curated by the Leonor Viegas (Portugal) the exhibition aims to show different styles and techniques such as painting, stencil, collage, mosaic, installations and even sculpture.
WHEN: From August 02 to October o5, 2014. 10h – 21h Tuesday – Sunday. Closed on Mondays.
WHERE: Galeria 4, Caixa Cultural Rio de Janeiro, Av. Almirante Barroso, 25 – Centro (Closest Metro: Carioca)