#Rio de Janeiro

Museum Stories

Did They Burn Picasso? 15 Years Later The Stolen Artworks From Chácara do Céu Museum Remain Missing

It was 2006. Armed men invaded the Chácara do Céu Museum in Rio de Janeiro and stole a fortune in paintings. The stolen artworks included Picasso, ...

Rute Ferreira 23 October 2021

Women Artists

Lygia Pape and Neo-Concretism: Art Is Experience

Breaking with all the patterns of what had been art in Latin America up to then, Lygia Pape with Grupo Frente created a unique Brazilian ...

Dévra Taboada 27 December 2020

Nature

Painting Brazil: Vistas of João Batista da Costa

This collection of paintings in idyllic settings is the legacy of artist and illustrator João Batista da Costa. Batista da Costa was active in ...

Maya Tola 24 November 2020