Eugene's Blog Posts Tagged 'Brazil' (9)

Love Bugs



I just couldn't resist posting about this magical sculpture of two VW Bugs fused together. Spotted in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, photographer Claudio Lara titles the piece "Ying & Yang."

"Rio de Janeiro is one of the world’s brightest, most famous, colorful, and joyful cities in the world," says Lara. "The city is…

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Added by Eugene on December 3, 2011 at 2:00pm — No Comments

The Leaf House



Located in southern Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, the Leaf House by Mareines + Patalano Arquitetura is perfectly suited for the hot and humid climate where it stands. The roof acts as a big leaf that protects the enclosed spaces of the home from the hot sun.



With no corridors, the inside and outside of the Leaf House almost appear to be fused. The verandas and the in-between open spaces… Continue

Added by Eugene on June 2, 2011 at 2:00pm — 7 Comments

Urban Street Art: The Slums (2 pics)

This large scale mural by Brazilian street artist Raul Zito really struck a chord with me. Combining graffiti with photography, Zito depicts urban life and condemns unbridled consumerism. Completed in Pompéia, São Paulo, it's a stark reminder that people all over the world face hardship, especially during the global economic crisis.…



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Added by Eugene on September 28, 2010 at 3:00pm — 2 Comments

Avoid Disappointing Results (3 pieces)

It always sucks to not get what you asked for. In a humorous way, Brazil-based ad agency Mohallem/Artplan illustrates this very point through a campaign for Mais Printing House. The tagline: Avoid disappointing results.





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Added by Eugene on August 24, 2010 at 11:00am — 4 Comments

Hyundai World Championship 2010 - The Final: Brazil vs. Spain

Here are the highlights of the final game of car football in the Hyundai World Championship 2010, as favorites Spain take on the much fancied Brazil. Played out as a series of ITV sponsorship idents in the FIFA World Cup 2010. Commentary from Peter Brackley. Creative by M&C… Continue

Added by Eugene on July 12, 2010 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Urban Street Art: Time to Get Ill

This wicked new piece by 6EMEIA is literally on the street in São Paulo, Brazil. The site-specific work titled Time to Get Ill features a wristwatch formed from a crosswalk.



The 6EMEIA Project was created and developed by the artists Anderson Augusto, also known as SÃO,… Continue

Added by Eugene on April 9, 2010 at 1:30pm — 2 Comments

Carnaval in Brazil is Nuts!!

Oh man, I wish I was in Brazil right now. The Brazilian Carnival, or Carnaval is an annual festival in Brazil held four days before Ash Wednesday, the day of fasting and repentance that marks the beginning of Lent. Brazilian Carnival exhibits some differences from its European counterparts, having mixed Euro, Native and African elements. Furthermore, rhythm, participation, and costume vary from one region of Brazil to another. In the southeastern cities of Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo,… Continue

Added by Eugene on February 23, 2009 at 3:00pm — 5 Comments

Brazilian Bombshell Ana Beatriz Barros: Men’s Vogue Brazil (8 photos)

Brazilian Bombshell Ana Beatriz Barros steams up January 2009's Men's Vogue Brazil magazine. Born on May 29, 1982 in a small town of Itabira, Minas Gerais, Brazil, she is best known for her work with Guess?, Bebe, Victoria's Secret, Chanel cosmetics, and Jennifer Lopez's JLo fashion line. Be forewarned, do not proceed further if you have any type of heart… Continue

Added by Eugene on January 20, 2009 at 9:00am — 4 Comments

Three-Dimensional Paper Art - Carlo Giovani: São Paulo, Brazil

Carlo Giovani is a masterful paper engineer that comes to us from Brazil. I like how he is able to craft paper in a way that gives each of his unique characters a distinct personality.…

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Added by Eugene on September 11, 2008 at 11:30am — 1 Comment

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