Selarón’s Stairs – The Story of One Man’s Accidental Life Project

Pal UjvarosiArtists, Brazil, Rio de Janeiro, South America1 Comment

Brazil Selaron Stairs

  Selarón’s Stairs The Story of One Man’s Accidental Life Project   [ale_divider style=”thin” text=”textcenter”] Downloadable Rio de Janeiro Cultural Travel Guide for Mobile Devices [/ale_divider] Selarón’s Stairs is just one of the featured highlights in our guide to Rio de Janeiro. An in-depth presentation of the major cultural and art attractions of Rio is now available in the Art Weekenders downloadable travel guide … Read More

21 Art Museums in Rio Not to Miss

Pal UjvarosiBrazil, Rio de Janeiro, South America3 Comments

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  Rio’s 21 Must-See Art Museums The ultimate art guide to Rio   No doubt, all eyes will be on Rio de Janeiro ahead of the 2014 World Cup and 2016 Olympic Games. With sport being in the centre of the attention, we believe it’s just as important to create some balance, because as everyone knows: football is best enjoyed with some art experiences … Read More

The Brazilian Sculptor Brennand: Master Of Ceramic Dreams

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The Brazilian Sculptor Brennand: Master Of Ceramic Dreams   The Brazilian contemporary sculptor Brennand is likely mostly known for his large ceramic sculptures, more often than not representing  sensual surreal figures and shapes. Without having seen his work in reality you might first wonder where the 88-year old Francisco Brennand got his nickname ‘The Master of Dreams’ from. After seeing his work … Read More

Oscar Niemeyer: Commemoration Of A Pioneer

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This week the architect Oscar Niemeyer shortly came into the news because of a fire that hit the Latin America Memorial in Sao Paulo, Brazil, which was designed by him. An incident that coincidentally happens in the week we commemorate the death of the architect, who was one of the pioneers of modern architecture and the use of concrete in … Read More