Manuel Querino. Because Salvador is not Florence

In the April 1917 issue of Revista do Brasil, Monteiro Lobato began a review of the book Artists Baianos, authored by the man who even...
Portrait of Raphael Galvez, in the studio on Rua Lopes de Oliveira, in the 1980s

Petit maître

Art critic and professor Tadeu Chiarelli lists reasons to read the recently released autobiography of sculptor and painter Raphael Galvez

On the President's good looks

Research pointed out that 27% of Bolsonaro voters would vote for him for his personal image; Tadeu Chiarelli writes on the subject

Anthropophagy versus modernism

In the contrast between the two movements, it is important to recover the debate around the visual arts and the memory of Oswaldo Costa, an important critic of culture and art in the second half of the 20s, in São Paulo
Work by Tatiana Blass exhibited in the solo show "Reviravolta", at Galeria Millan. Photo: Disclosure

Tatiana Blass: on the threshold of matter and emptiness

Art critic and curator Tadeu Chiarelli writes about Tatiana Blass's new exhibition, "Reviravolta", on display at Galeria Millan

Notes on the Group of Five: a hint of melancholy in the...

Group of Five is a drawing that Anita Malfatti produced in the second half of 1922, a few months after the Modern Art Week. In him,...

Too bad Oswald wasn't born in Rio, right?

Interesting how, once again, the Brazilian belletrist tradition puts the visual arts and its circuit to one side, when it comes to reflecting on...
Ettore Ximenez, “Syrian-Lebanese Friendship”

Guilherme de Almeida and the mystery of Parque D. Pedro: “I'm...

Since 2017, I have studied the Monumento aos Bandeiras, by Victor Brecheret, installed in 1953 at the entrance to Ibirapuera Park, in São Paulo. My interest is...

“Monument to the Flags”, by Brecheret: the present past

Victor Brecheret's Monument to the Flags, also known as Push-Push and Let Me Push, is over a hundred years old, if we take...

Victor Brecheret's sculpture: between tradition and contemporaneity

On the eve of the celebrations of the 100th anniversary of the Week of Modern Art, it is important to reflect on the figure of the Italian-Brazilian sculptor Victor Brecheret (1894-1955),...