Hyperallergic spoke with Cecília Sá of Brazil’s Ministry of Culture to discuss the new multi-faceted public art initiative.
Pro-Bolsonaro Rioters Damage National Treasures in Brasília
Works by Emiliano Di Cavalcanti and Jorge Eduardo, among others, sustained damage when rioters stormed government buildings in the nation’s capital.
Jair Bolsonaro’s “Aesthetic Crisis” Is Coming to an End
The right-wing populist’s tenure has been marked by campaign aesthetics and fan art considered tacky at best.
Your Soundtrack to Lula’s Historic Defeat of Bolsonaro
From protest anthems to novelty funk beats, here are 10 emblematic songs to celebrate Lula’s historic win.
Brazilian Artists Celebrate Lula’s Comeback as President
“The last four years have been of orchestrated cultural destruction at the hands of the extreme right,” artist Laercio Cubas Jr. told Hyperallergic.
The Brazilian Women Clowns Fighting Back Against Bolsonaro
Palhaçaria feminina, or female clowning, is uniquely situated at the crosshairs of the president’s rhetoric against women, artists, and leftists.
The American Museum of Natural History Cancels Event Honoring Brazil’s Far-Right President
After pushback from museum staff and prominent scientists, AMNH has decided “that the Museum is not the optimal location for the Brazilian-Am. Chamber of Commerce gala dinner,” which is set to honor Jair Bolsonaro.
American Museum of Natural History “Deeply Concerned” Gala In Its Hall Will Honor Brazil’s Far-Right President
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro will be honored at the annual “Person of the Year Awards” by the Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce.
Brazil Dissolves Its Ministry of Culture
Acting on a campaign promise to cut back on public spending, Brazil’s new president, Jair Bolsonaro, has created an umbrella Ministry of Citizenship which now covers sports, communications, social policy, and culture, all in one.