10 Sep
Gestalten presents Brazilian artist's work via book & exhibit

Brazilian artist Stephan Doitschinoff will soon be releasing his second monograph, CRAS, through German publishers Gestalten. The book showcases paintings, sculptures, installations and performances that the self-taught São Paulo artist has created over the four years since his first book, Calma. Son of an Evangelical minister, much of Doitschinoff’s work offers a critique of society, […]


2 Mar
Los Angeles' PRISM Gallery is transformed by the Brazilian Twins

Hailing from Sao Paulo, Brazil, Os Gemeos (literally ‘the twins’ in Portuguese) and known to their mother as; Gustavo and Otavio, bring their amazing, surreal and humorous vision to a dynamic solo exhibition at Los Angeles’ PRISM Gallery which opened this past Saturday night. Miss You runs through March 24th and features Os Gemeos’ saturated colors and signature […]


22 Nov
Forentijn Hofman's "Fat Monkey" squats a São Paulo park

The Rotterdam-based artist Florentijn Hofman has created this giant flip-flop sculpture of a fat and colorful monkey, lazily fallen flat on its backside. Constructed with the help of local students in São Paulo, where the “Fat Monkey” project was created, Hofman selected Brazil’s very own infamous flip-flop icon as the material of choice to construct […]


9 Sep
Rodrigo Piza Levy's "Ocupado" Video

From Rodrigo Piza Levy, the filmmaker who taught us How to Paint a Giant Red Graffiti Elephant in under 2 minutes, comes the Ocupado video. Again employing the time-lapse video format, Ocupado shows Levy painting a large mural in a once-empty housing complex that had been taken over and squatted by some 120 families in […]


7 Sep
São Paulo's finest test the animation waters

We’ve been big appreciators of Os Gémeos for awhile now — they’ve far outgrown the limiting graffiti artist tag (as they began years ago in São Paolo) and have progressed to the level of pure artist. Since first coming across their dream-like work in Brazil — and being blown away on the spot — I’ve […]


15 Oct
Every night throughout the world hundreds of people dream about this face

The story goes…In January 2006 in New York the patient of a well-known psychiatrist draws the face of a man that has been repeatedly appearing in her dreams. In more than one occasion that man has given her advice on her private life. The woman swears she has never met the man in her life. […]


10 Nov

It’s no secret São Paulo has some of the best street art in the world right now (I’m looking at you, Gêmeos), and here’s more evidence of it. What a great way to beautify your city…gives you something to look at while your sitting in 3 hours of crosstown São Paulo traffic. Bunch more pics […]


Serbian-born photographer Boogie has made a name for himself traveling around some pretty poor-ass places and making them look more fun, and waaaay more interesting, than any Bentley-n-champagne locale. This time he turns his lens at São Paulo, unarguably one of the most feverish and lawless cities on Earth. His photographs manage to capture the […]