In anticipation of the Olympic Games opening this week-end in Rio De Janeiro, French artist JR unveiled a series of giant installations. The first giant street art piece represents Sudanese athlete Mohamed Younes Idriss who lives and trains in cologne, germany. ‘He missed out on qualification for the 2016 rio olympics but he is there some
Brusk from the legendary Da Mental Vaporz crew just got back from South America where he was invited by the good people from Art RUA to create a new piece.Painting on the streets of Rio De Janeiro, the French artist recreated one of his iconic images with this large-scale version of his fire-extinguisher. Found throughout
On 31st of January, Os Gemeos revealed their first ever permanent installation, built for Museu Casa do Pontal in Rio De Janeiro. For this project Gustavo and Antonio Pandolfo were working on a piece that will show their urban art influences and importance in connection with traditional Brazilian art. The result is “Bunker”, an installation
Alexandre Farto aka Vhils is now in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil for his upcoming exhibition at Clark Art Center.The Portuguese artist and his crew spent the last few weeks working on the streets of Rio where they dropped a series of fresh portraits.Vhils’ work continues explores the layers of urban space and its history through
Italian artists Orticanoodles are in South America where they just completed this huge new stencil on the streets of Rio De Janeiro.This new mural is a portrait of Gilberto Passos Gil Moreira, better known as Gilberto Gil, a Brazilian singer, guitarist, and songwriter, known for both his musical innovation and political commitment.
Back2Black Festival opened yesterday and more pictures from the event are now surfacing. As seen in our preview yesterday, here are some closeups from Os Gêmeos’ balloon installation and finally visuals from the amazing Brazilian flag they painted on a train at the Estação Leopoldina. Daylight pics by Os Gemeos
Os Gêmeos been appointed responsible for the art direction of the Back2Black Festival 2011 in Rio de Janeiro. This is a preview of what’s been installed yesterday at the Estação Leopoldina. As usual with the Brazilian Brothers this looks amazing so check back with us soon for final pictures!
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