Rio Designs is a for profit small business, socially responsible ECO brand that is committed to empowering artisans through creative design and sustainable economic opportunities. Founded in 2012 via collaboration partnerships by mutual friendship, Debbie Abazia, “Professional Model” and Christine Feldmann, “Founder” of Rio Designs was created as a platform to utilize the combined passions of ethical design and […]
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2nd Annual Jessica Ann Fox Fundraiser- CapoeiraThon Plays Against Triple Negative Breast Cancer The Pearl Street Gym and Afro Brazilian Martial Arts and Fitness, LLC hosted their 2nd Annual Capoeira-Thon Event on Sunday, March 10, 2013 in Long Branch, NJ. Open to the public, this event introduced people not only to the dynamic art of Capoeira, but also […]
Kakau Höfke is known for incorporating beautiful landscapes and iconic sceneries from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in her exquisite paintings of warm colors – with contours of graphic arts patterns, accessories for the home items and furniture pieces. One of her current projects includes designing the famous shopping bags for the Macy’s department store chain leader in […]
Brazilian Artist Vicente José de Oliveira Muniz, known as “Vik Muniz”, partakes in various projects with recyclable materials. Vastly known for working with recycled garbage using unconventional materials as its main source of his landscape designs. Muniz’s creations surround strong awareness to reduce pollution within the communities in Brazil. Partaking in the United Nations Conference on […]
Rio+20 ~ Rio de Janeiro, Brazil ~ ECO GREEN Fish Sculptures The United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Short term) “Rio+20”, is taking place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, June 2012. Rio+20 goals are to bring awareness and define pathways to a greener environment. Thus focusing to discuss sustainable development and closing pseudo-agreements between the […]
Carlos Drummond de Andrade is considered one of the most important Brazilian poets. Born in the mining town of Itabira on October 31, 1902 and died in Rio de Janeiro on August 17, 1987. The Statue of Poet Carlos Drummond de Andrade was installed in 2001. The monument is made of bronze, life size, and reproduces the figure […]
The extraordinary work of art displayed by JR – French Artist – shows the vast size of his canvas. JR’s creations spread out in the poverty areas around the world by exhibiting freedom, identity and passion for life. His large, vast of creativity, brings Photography and Art together in a complete new light of expressive […]
Brazilian Artist Jarbas Lopes from Nova Iguacu – Rio de Janeiro, Brasil works and lives in Marica – RJ. This great sculpture of modern art, “O Bem e Mal Entendido Fuscas”, The Good and Evil Understood Beetles – created in 2006 shows an expressive unique value of the VW LOVE Bugs. The “A Gentil Carioca”- Art Gallery, displayed the “Fuscas” within the exhibit.
Courtesy of Brazilian photographer Claudio Lara
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A True “Carioca”, Painter Beatriz Milhazes is known for her “Magic of OZ” (2001) exquisite art work. With a large scale of vivid shapes and bright colors it brings the dynamics of the artistic design together. This particular painting was auctioned in the famous Sotheby´s in New York and received the highest bid ever conquered by a live Brazilian artist.
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People walk past a cow sculpture in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil- November 2011.
Life-sized cow sculptures are displayed on the streets around the town during the global
art event called “Cow Parade”.
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Kube Arquitetura – Brazilian Architect: Juliana Neves worked on a project of the Sensoricow that produces sounds and the release of aroma.