anita

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,...
Cover of Internazionale magazine, with photo by Gleb Garanich.

Is there an apolitical look?

Simonetta Persichetti discusses the aestheticization of war photographs and highlights the importance of reflecting on the images we receive
Modernism

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...
flags

“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...
Venice

Brazilian choice in Venice reflects authoritarianism of Fundação Bienal de São...

Once again, the nomination of the Brazilian representative at the Venice Biennale is the result of an undemocratic choice, as it has been characterized since...
brecheret

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),...
segall

Segall and Picasso; allegory and decisive moment; painting and photography

In view of the discussions on modernism and the 1922 Modern Art Week, an issue that remains outside the debate is...
mountain man

Monteiro Lobato art critic. Again [or yet]

Tadeu Chiarelli discusses Lobato's art criticism from a broader context than the São Paulo scene of 1917, bringing other data to reflect on the writer's performance
Twin Towers

The image that intended to change the perception of the world

In the debut of her new column, Simonetta Persichetti analyzes the image of the attack on the Twin Towers, asks questions about the force attributed to it and reminds us of the importance of considering the construction of a photograph