“Broken” by INO in Fortaleza, Brazil

Greek artist INO was invited to paint in the 4th edition of Festival Concreto  that happened in Fortaleza city, Brazil. A place that anyone can see very large contradictions, the poverty in the street, people begging for food while you eat at the restaurant, the prostitutes every night on the streets. All these mix together with

“The Other” by Gleo in Sao Paulo

Gleo recently spent some time on the streets of Sao Paulo in Brazil where she worked her magic to create one of her largest street mural to date. Entitled “The Other”, The beautiful mural took her two weeks to finish. Both portraits are 40 meters high by 9 wide and were created as part of the first

Claudio Ethos creates three new murals in Brazil

For a while Claudio Ethos has been creating murals all over the world, but recently he doesn’t like to stop with just one artwork in one location. This time, it’s three murals in São João da Boa Vista, Municipality in Brazil. The main mural was made last week in the memory of Brazilian writer, poet, playwright, journalist and translator Pagu –

New Work By Kobra Pays Tribute To Vivian Maier In Chicago

World renowned Brazilian artist Kobra returned to Chicago Illinois this month. Kobra last visited Chicago to create his acclaimed 10-story Muddy Waters mural as part of Big Walls 2016 – a mural festival facilitated by Columbia College and The Wabash Arts Corridor . Having come back to Chicago for the well-publicized mural dedication on June

Claudio Ethos creates two new murals for a social project in Brazil

Our good friend Claudio Ethos has just sent us some images of his two new murals in Brazil. The mural above has been painted in Osasco distric in Sao Paulo. It is for a non profit institution where they operate in this favela area, where crime rate is very high, so the institutions give the locals free classes of

Luca Ledda creates two murals in the city of Vitoria (Espirito Santo), Brazil

Turin based artist Luca Ledda has just sent in us some pictures of his two walls he did for the project called “Latinta Mural”, it’s an art residency developed inside the favelas of ” Serra Dourada” and “Inhanguetà” in the city of Vitoria (Espirito Santo), Brazil. Artist said that the goal of the project is to involve

“Poesía” and “Magica” by Boa Mistura in São Paulo

This month, the good people from Boa Mistura have been back to the Favela of Vila Brasilandia, located in north São Paulo, Braazil to continue the project “Luz Nas Vielas”. In January 2012, the art collective painted a series of words strategically scattered in different alleys in the favela, known as “vielas”. They wrote “Amor, Beleza,

Artist interview: Apolo Torres

Born and raised in São Paulo, Brazil, Apolo Torres is a contemporary artist, whose work ranges from painting and murals to posters and magazine illustrations. A graduate in Industrial Design from Mackenzie University in São Paulo, he also studied painting at the School of Visual Arts in New York. Since he was just a little child, he always felt a strong