Art For The Weekend


Choque Cultural, my favorite gallery in São Paulo, is hosting its first collective show of the year, featuring the works of street artists Base V, Cesar Profeta, Emerson Pingarilho, Fefê Talavera, Pacolli, and SHN. The exhibit opens tomorrow in the afternoon, and I am definitely checking it out.

For a bio of all the artists featured in the show and more information about the gallery, visit Choque Cultural.

Choque Cultural In Basel

The Brasilea Foundation in Basel, Switzerland, is currently hosting an exhibit in collaboration with São Paulo's Choque Cultural, my favorite street art gallery in Brazil. The exhibit features works by Carlos Dias, Daniel Melim, Presto, SHN, and Zezão, and runs until March 10.

Stephan Doitschinoff, Alessandra Ambrósio, Shakira, And Let's Club

  • Street artist Stephan Doitschinoff is releasing his first print in over three years tomorrow afternoon at Galeria Choque Cultural in São Paulo. The print in silkscreen and lettepress is entitled Céus Abertos and limted to 100 copies only. I am definitely getting one.
  • Alessandra Ambrósio will be replacing Gisele as the face of Brazilian label Colcci next season, and rumor has it that the label has signed on Ashton Kutcher to pose next to Alessandra in the campaign.
  • David Sims will be shooting Anja Rubik for the new Tufi Duek ad campaign next week in New York.
  • Kevin Tachman photographs the men of Front Management.
  • Gender bender: FFW goes tranny chic.
  • Watch the amazing feature directed by Solve Sundsbo for the New York Times Magazine, featuring  James Franco, Natalie Portman, and twelve other actors.
  • Watch Adele's new video for Rolling In The Deep.
  • Shakira will be performing in Brazil next year, with concerts scheduled in Porto Alegre, Brasília, and São Paulo on March 13, 16, and 19. Can't wait.
  • If you are in Rio tonight, make sure to check out the sixth anniversary edition of MOO, with a performance by WhoMadeWho and DJs Luke Howard, Diogo Reis, and Eduardo Christoph.
  • Let's Club in Brasília is celebrating its first anniversary this weekend, with parties tonight and tomorrow night. Singer Wanessa will be performing, and tons of hot go-go boys will be on stage along with DJs Hellen Chic, André Queiroz, Moshe, Fernando Cunha, and many others. Expect pictures and videos next week.
  • Loving the tweets with pictures of Made In Brazil Magazine #2. Keep on sending them to @blogmib!

Art For The Weekend

Obra de Construção, a new exhibit by Felipe Lopez, opens tomorrow afternoon at Choque Cultural in Pinheiros, while a new exhibit by Znort opens at Acervo da Choque.

Emma Thomas gallery also opens a new show tomorrow by Marcio Banfi entitled Ninguém é uma ilha.

If you haven't stopped by Cartel 011 to view the solo show by street artist Alexandre Sesper, make sure to check it out this weekend. It closes a week from today, and the gallery is only two blocks away from Choque Cultural. It is worth going for Alexandre's skate decks alone.

Brazilian Street Art In London



If you happen to be in London, stop by Pure Evil gallery to check out the current Culture Shock exhibit in partnership with São Paulo's street art gallery Choque Cultural. Culture Shock features the works of Titi Freak, Zezão, MZK, Daniel Melim, Carlos Dias, Nove, Presto, Speto and Pjota, and runs until this coming Saturday, October 30th.

Art For The Weekend: Carlos Dias At Choque Cultural



If you happen to be in São Paulo this weekend, make sure to stop by gallery Choque Cultural in Pinheiros tomorrow for the opening of ALEM, the new solo exhibit by street artist Carlos Dias. The exhibition will occupy the entire gallery and run until November 20.

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