Art in Brazil

Sebastião Salgado’s impressive photos: This was Brazil’s largest & most dangerous gold mine

Salgado’s Serra Pelada Serra Pelada is a series of photographs taken in 1986 depicting endless numbers of mine workers distributed on various parts of a tall gold mining cliff. The black and white photos were taken from a distance and at an elevated vantage point by photographer Sebastiao Salgado. Because of the location and the …

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Jaume Plensa’s stunning larger-than-life sculptures

Who is Jaume Plensa? Jaume Plensa is arguably one of the top sculptors today. He is largely known for creating huge ethereal sculptures and has also worked with different contemporary art media types, including from acoustic installations to video projections. Plensa is especially known for his large-scale, ethereal projects, which he installed in public spaces …

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