Brazil

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Ela Bittencourt investigates the ways in which film directors in the 1960s and '70s used surrealism as a way of interrogating unstable political moments and reimagining the future 

BY Ela Bittencourt | 08 JUN 22

Fernanda Brenner on the artist's uncanny and transgressive films

BY Fernanda Brenner | 23 MAR 22

Fernanda Brenner looks at three activists groups challenging Bolsonaro’s anti-Indigenous government

BY Fernanda Brenner | 16 MAR 22

Black Brazilian contemporary artists confront the racial violence of the state 

BY Denise Ferreira da Silva | 07 DEC 20

The new co-artistic director of the Museum of Modern Art in Rio de Janeiro discusses her Afro-centred curatorial practice, the importance of translation, and writing as a form of dance

BY Fernanda Brenner AND Keyna Eleison | 18 SEP 20

One year into the authoritarian president’s term, Brazilian artists are pushing back against state violence and censorship by summoning the spirit of the ‘sertão’

BY Silas Martí | 23 MAR 20

The artist’s feast is plentiful and sumptuous, but leaves us with a hefty bill and a heavy stomach

BY Fernanda Brenner | 21 NOV 19

A timely documentary about the backslide into dictatorship reveals some uncomfortable home truths in the US

BY Jack McGrath | 15 JUL 19

In further news: Parents call on Harvard Art Museums to remove Sackler name; Cuban artist-activist Luis Manuel Otero Alcántara arrested

BY Frieze News Desk | 16 APR 19

The Brazilian artist brought food, film, art and love to her social project

BY Michelle Sommer | 12 MAR 19

In further news: gallery sues Christie’s over ‘bargain basement’ Francis Bacon sale; Van Gogh’s ‘Sunflowers’ heads to Japan

11 JAN 19

In further news: artists take National Gallery to court; Tel Aviv protests over ‘loyalty in culture’ bill

27 NOV 18

The importance of art classes; Egon Schiele’s legacy and Hito Steyerl’s favourite films: what to read this weekend

02 NOV 18

Bolsonaro’s repeated insults towards women, people of colour and the LGBT community, should have been enough to derail his campaign – it wasn’t

BY Fernanda Brenner | 30 OCT 18

In further news: world’s biggest arts venue lands in Taiwan; Brooklyn’s Signal gallery to close

23 OCT 18

Handing authorship of the biennial to a diverse group of artists is a democratic gesture but conveniently deflects and disperses blame

BY Evan Moffitt | 19 SEP 18

Protests erupt after the blaze engulfed the 200-year-old museum and its collection of 20 million artefacts

05 SEP 18

The blaze is thought to have destroyed millions of artefacts, from ancient art to the oldest human skeleton in the Americas

03 SEP 18

How the radical practices of female artists drove the Modernist movement in Brazil

BY Claudia Calirman | 23 AUG 18