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Célia Tupinambá reconnects a 400-year-old thread

At the 60th Venice Biennale, in Italy, starting April 24th next year, Brazil will be represented by a work by the visual artist, filmmaker, writer, anthropologist and researcher from Bahia Glicéria Tupinambá, known...
Standing, in the center, wearing a headdress, Mapukayaka Yawalapiti. Seated, from left to right, Sariruá Yawalapiti and Orlando Villas-Bôas. ç. 1955. Photo: Henri Ballot / Instituto Moreira Salles Collection/Henri Ballot Archive

Image dialogue

On display at IMS Paulista, “Xingu: Contactos” contrasts historical documentaries and contemporary records made by the indigenous people themselves
Remains of an observatory and a church, the result of the demolition of Morro do Castelo, Rio de Janeiro, RJ (1922), in "Moderna pelo verso". Photo: Augusto Malta/Moreira Salles Institute Collection/Gilberto Ferrez Collection

With records from 1890 to 1930, an exhibition at IMS Paulista reveals contradictions of reforms...

Photographs of the emergence of cities in the late 19th and early 20th centuries were associated with an idea of ​​progress and modernity. Images that showed destruction of hovels, enlargement of...
View of the exhibition “In the verb of Silence, the Synthesis of Scream”, at IMS Paulista. Photo: Helio Campos Mello.

Walter Firmo: An apology for the image

The Moreira Salles Institute of São Paulo presents the exhibition "In the verb of Silence the Síntese do Grito" by the carioca photographer Walter Firmo
Gaudêncio da Conceição during the Feast of Saint Benedict, Conceição da Barra, ES, c. 1989. Credit: Walter Firmo/IMS Collection.

Walter Firmo has a retrospective at IMS Paulista

Images by the photographer from Rio de Janeiro extol the black population and culture in the country; exhibition occupies two floors of Instituto Moreira Salles
Tokyo, c. 1971. ©Daido Moriyama/Daido Moriyama Photo Foundation.

Daido Moriyama: a retrospective

Around 250 works by influential Japanese photographer Daido Moriyama occupy two floors of Instituto Moreira Salles, in São Paulo.
For a breath of fury and hope – an emergency declaration

The radicality in the scenography of the shows

Exhibitions such as "For a breath of fury and hope", at MuBE, point out how important it is to create environments that enhance works on display
Carolina Maria de Jesus in 1960, in a photo for the magazine O Cruzeiro. Photos: Henri Ballot / O Cruzeiro Magazine

The words of Carolina de Jesus

Exhibition "Carolina Maria de Jesus: a Brazil for Brazilians" presents the possibilities of dialogue between literary art by black authors and exhibition spaces beyond a biographical perspective
Horizontal, color photo. In the middle of the BEATRIZ MILHAZES - AVENIDA PAULISTA exhibition, two dancers dance. He wears a white shirt and black pants. She wears a red long-sleeved dress. Both are barefoot. The performance is part of the PAULISTA CULTURAL program.

Paulista Cultural has its first online edition

With actions focused on visual arts, theater, music, dance, literature, comics and photography, Paulista Cultural brings together seven large institutions located on Avenida Paulista, in São Paulo, for a wide digital programming...
Dzi Croquettes: Benê Lacerda, 1974

The power of empathy

Images made by Madalena Schwartz of the 1970s São Paulo trans scene reveal the photographer's complicity with people in front of her camera