‘Bank of Brazil’ and ‘Caixa Bank’ are cultural centers par excellence
They’re a kind of barbican center of brazilian culture – a place where you can see the grand master painters of the past along side their modern and contemporary peers. The ‘Bank of Brazil‘ and the ‘Caixa Economica‘ cultural centers are par excellence havens of top notch and relevant art both regional and international. Picasso, Da Vinci, Rembrandt, Monet, Dali, Cavalcante, Amaral, Van Gogh – you name them and they’ve passed through either one of these centers on a permament or itinerant bases to the delight of famished fans.
Modern and classic art in focus
For visual arts lovers the brazilian artist Palatnik is in display at the till 24/04 along with the the exibition ‘Entre Nós‘ (amongst us) which has the human figure as its main subject. With pieces from the ‘Yorubá’ tribe in Nigéria and the Chancay culture of Peru. And with artistas the likes of Rafael, Ticiano, Renoir, Van Gogh, Picasso, Diego Rivera, Burle Marx, Portinari, Djanira, Flávio de Carvalho – it can only be a feast for the eyes, and the soul.
Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil: Opens Wednsday to Monday – 9am to 9pm
Address: Rua Primeiro de Março, 66 – Centro CEP: 20010-000 / Rio de Janeiro (RJ) (21) 3808-2020
Street culture and humanist view in evidence
At the visitors have a chance to see some of Sebastiao Salgados images in his ‘Exodus’ exhibition until end of February. The strong street art sceene of grafitti over the past 3 decades can be seen at the . The ‘OZI 30 years of street art’ exhibitions shows this unique urban artist in well round resume of relevant art.