Up In Smoke: Exhaled Smoke Art

Up In Smoke: Exhaled Smoke Art

Many artists use marijuana to get the creative juices flowing while making art, but Brazilian Artist Fernando De La Rocque literally uses it in his creations. By blowing cannabis smoke onto precut stencils, the artist makes sepia images of religious ...
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Glowing Fish Made of Plastic Bottles

Botafogo Beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, has been taken over by two huge fish leaping from the sand and entertaining beach goers with their nightly illumination and unique construction. Each fish was built using hundreds of recycled plastic bottles ...
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3D Currency Collages Made From a World of Money

We’ve seen money collages and sculptures plenty of times, from the politically charged works of Chad Person to the 3D carvings of Scott Campbell. One major thing is different about these works however: these are made from different currencies sourced ...
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The Lost Art of Brazilian Photograph Painting

Throughout the late 19th century up until the 1990s, these captivating and strangely painted portraits (retratos pintados) were a common practice in rural northeastern Brazil. Family portraits were retouched with a heavy hand, painting over the original image with bold ...
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Taking the Barrios to the Galleries: Henrique Oliveira

Hailing from Sao Paulo, Henrique Oliveira makes wild installation art using materials from the streets of Brazil. Initially he would take pealing pieces from the plywood barriers around the city, falling apart and changing color in the weather. He used ...
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The Nostalgic Streets of Sao Paulo

If you find yourself in Sao Paulo, Brazil, make sure to take notice of the stunning 3D perspective murals that fill the city. As you roam the streets you can catch a glimpse of history walking alongside you; murals of ...
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Layered Portraits From the Fourth Dimension

It’s not often that we see collages which take us through four dimensions with a quick glance, leaving us not with just depth, but also with the passage of time. These complex and beautiful portraits from Brazilian artist Lucas Simões, ...