Acceleration and Collapse

Read the editorial of issue #67 of arte!brasileiros, by Patricia Rousseaux

The catastrophe of the attacks on Palestine in Venice

Work by the duo Basel Abbas and Ruanne Abou-Rahme denounces how hospitals have become prisons and have been constantly bombed; in September, the artists participate in an exhibition in São Paulo, in the Moraes-Barbosa collection
Facade of the Paranaense Museum, in Curitiba (PR). Photo: Heloisa Michele/MUPA

Museu Paranaense, in Curitiba, consolidates itself as a reference for museum management

attentive to urgent current issues, such as rescue and the right to memory, repair and restitution, the Paranaense Museum (MUPA) started...
Marcos Zacariades with iconic photos of the original city

In Chapada Diamantina, impactful works mark the career of Marcos Zacariades

By Fabio Cypriano and Patrícia Rousseaux, in Igatu It seems unlikely that an abandoned stone city, Igatu, which once had more than ten thousand...

In Rio Grande do Sul, culture takes stock of losses in heritage and...

A task force bringing together UNESCO, the Ministry of Culture, Iphan and the departments of Culture and Education of Rio Grande do Sul began...

Celeida Tostes and the journey through clay

For the first time in São Paulo, a robust set of works by Celeida Tostes (1929-1995) is exposed to the public, in the solo exhibition "Vênus Ancestral", at...

Centro Cultural Bienal das Amazônias opens in Belém as a new space for convergence...

Located on the corner of Rua Manoel Barata and Travessa Campos Sales, in the commercial center of Belém (PA), the Centro Cultural Bienal das...
Bahian artist J. Cunha. Photo: Márcio Lima

J. Cunha: Celebrating the vitality of Afro-Brazilian culture

Right at the beginning of the presentation text for the exhibition J. Cunha: Corpo tropical, Jochen Volz, general director of the Pinacoteca de São Paulo, says that only...
Gideon Mendel Submerged Portraits oão Pereira de Araújo, Rio Branco, Brazil, March 14, 2015.

go and see

South African photographer Gideon Mendel produces series around the world that denounce climate change and its impacts on human survival, offering a kind of testimony to those portrayed.  
Performance of 'O Barco', by Grada Kilomba. Photo: Icaro Moreno

The performing, sculptural and monumental ship of Grada Kilomba

In its resumption of monographic projects, the Inhotim Institute invited the Portuguese artist Grada Kilomba to occupy Galeria Galpão, where...
Plant fossil donated to the National Museum. Photo: Handerson Oliveira

National Museum receives donation of more than a thousand fossils intermediated by the Inclusartiz Institute

The National Museum of Rio de Janeiro has just received an addition to its collection, almost six years after the fire that destroyed the...
Performance by Paulo Nazareth, during the opening of his solo show "Esconjuro", at Instituto Inhotim. Photo: Daniela Paoliello

In Inhotim, Paulo Nazareth brings together history and territory at a 'crossroads of many times'

On display at Inhotim, the solo show Esconjuro, by Paulo Nazareth, could not be more in line with the institute's programming proposal for 2024...
Adriano Pedrosa, curator of the 60th Venice Biennale. Photo: Mauricio Jorge

The 60th Venice Biennale and other stories

Adriano Pedrosa, curator of the Italian exhibition, talks about how he emerged into art
Renato Guttuso, “God with us”

Why the war?

In 1932, an exchange of letters between the father of physics, Albert Einstein, and the father of psychoanalysis, Sigmund Freud, translated the concerns of the two humanist intellectuals in that first third of the 20th century. In the letters, both questioned each other, from perspectives completely different, the reason for the armed conflicts, shortly before the outbreak of the Second World War.

Culture Wars grow on social media

Why attacks on cultural institutions and works of art are used as instruments of the right, based on algorithms that value hate speech

What can a work of culture, art or criticism do?

A question for Tales Ab'Sáber* João Cezar de Castro Rocha – In his documentary Intervention, Love doesn't mean much, he anticipated much of the horrors...
The Back of Heaven

Film addresses the madness of the evangelization of indigenous people in Javari

Avesso do Céu, by the duo Dias & Riedweg, was filmed in the Javari Reserve, in the far west of the Amazon, and has as its theme the conversion practiced by dozens of neo-Pentecostal churches, even with newly contacted indigenous people
The Anticosmic

The recreation of a cosmogony

Thiago Martins de Melo develops political work in which he tirelessly denounces necropolitics and the erasure of the history of images by colonization

War, cultural war, art

Read the editorial of issue #66 of arte!brasileiros, by Patricia Rousseaux

Against fundamentalist erasure, the strength of shamans

By Luiz Bolognesi Evangelical, Jesuit, Capuchin and now neo-Pentecostal Protestant violence, which is based on this evangelical Protestant church that comes from the United States...

Repeat. It's good to remember

A series of exhibitions and events recalls 60 years of the military dictatorship, revisiting traumas and legacies and connecting the past to recent threats to democracy

Issue #66 contributors

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An oasis in the semiarid northeast

In Cariri, a cultural center built on the ruins of a seminary and a hospital shows that will, respect and political intelligence can create a lung of art and environmental preservation

Civilization in dispute

Professor and literary critic João Cezar de Castro Rocha talks about the various faces of the far-right discourse: authoritarianism, cultural war and cognitive chaos

The militias of faith, a strategy of power & prejudice

What is there in common between Donald Trump's 'Bible', the narco-Pentecostalism of Complexo do Alemão, the little aunt who wears the Israeli flag on her back in extreme right-wing events and Claudia Leitte's refusal to sing the Afro tradition that made her rich?

Tijuana: violence & culture

With three million inhabitants, the Mexican city, cut off by the wall on the US border, is trying to establish itself as a cultural hub

The university, censorship and cancellations

The growing proscription of literary works in educational institutions is already a reality; institutionalized interdiction may be on the way
Froiid, at Galeria Albuquerque Contemporânea.

In BH, Galeria Albuquerque Contemporânea opens Froiid’s first solo show

Entitled "Mundaréu", Froiid's solo exhibition, on display at Galeria Albuquerque Contemporânea, establishes a dialogue with the writer, actor, journalist and playwright Plínio Marcos...

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Integration is the motto of Inhotim’s programming in 2024

A resumption of monographic projects, solo exhibitions dedicated to specific works by some artists, as well as unique, immersive works that promote compelling experiences. AND...
Raquel Arnaud, in the MASP bay, in 1983. Credit: Personal archive

50 years of achievements

Talent, perseverance and attitude mark the story of Raquel Arnaud, a determined woman, who in the 1970s broke the arrogance of the male world...
Bruna and Ricardo Pessôa de Queiroz

Without sugar, with art Without sugar, with culture Without sugar, with affection

In Pernambuco, just an hour and a half from Recife, along a surprisingly well paved road, visitors have access to Usina de Arte...