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Salvador Dalí Exhibition at CCBB Rio de Janeiro

Salvador Dalí Exhibition at CCBB Rio de Janeiro

By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The largest retrospective of Salvador Dalí in Latin America opened on May 30th at Rio’s Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil (CCBB) and will run through September 22nd. The free exhibition gives viewers a deeper understanding of the famous surrealist artist’s oeuvre and inspirations behind […]

RHCP Show at CCBB Festival in Rio: Daily

RHCP Show at CCBB Festival in Rio: Daily

By Lisa Flueckiger and Chesney Hearst, Contributing Reporters RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – American superstars from the Red Hot Chili Peppers and the Yeah Yeah Yeahs descended upon Rio de Janeiro for the Circuito Banco do Brasil Festival this weekend. Over 40,000 people made their way to Barra da Tijuca’s massive Parque dos Atletas, where […]

Yayoi Kusama Exhibition Opens at CCBB

Yayoi Kusama Exhibition Opens at CCBB

By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Considered by many to be Japan’s foremost exponent of Pop Art today, Yayoi Kusama brings her Obsessão Infinita exhibition to Rio’s Central Cultural Banco do Brasil (CCBB) this month. Opening on Friday October 11th, more than 100 works including paintings, sculptures, videos, and installations will […]

Cai Guo–Qiang Exhibit in Rio CCBB

Cai Guo–Qiang Exhibit in Rio CCBB

By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Wednesday, August 7th marked the opening day of Chinese artist Cai Guo-Qiang’s traveling exhibit entitled, Da Vincis do povo (Peasant da Vincis). Housed in both the Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil (CCBB) and Centro Cultural Correios until September 23rd, the exhibit features fourteen major […]

CCBB Presents Race Films Collection

CCBB Presents Race Films Collection

By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Beginning today (Wednesday, July 31st) and running through August 19th, Rio’s Centro Cultural Banco do Brazil (CCBB) will present 25 American “race films”, as part of a collection entitled, “Oscar Micheaux: The Black Cinema and Racial Segregation”. Race films were made in the U.S. […]

Movie-Se: History of Animation at CCBB

Movie-Se: History of Animation at CCBB

By Maria Lopez Conde, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – For the next month, the Centro Cultural do Banco do Brasil (CCBB – Brazil’s Bank Cultural Center) in Rio will be presenting the exhibition, Movie-Se, an overview of the history, culture, and future of animation. Conceived and curated by London’s renowned Barbican Centre, the […]

Impressionist Art Exhibit at CCBB in Rio

Impressionist Art Exhibit at CCBB in Rio

By Nicole Froio, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Paris has come to Rio in the form of fine art with an exhibition at Centro Cultural do Brasil (CCBB). The collection has brought 85 impressionist paintings from the famous Musée d’Orsay, one of the most visited in the world. The Brazilian public has been […]

Do-It-Yourself Shamanism at CCBB Rio

Do-It-Yourself Shamanism at CCBB Rio

By Nathan M. Walters, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Self Service Pajé, the newest installation by OPAVIVARÁ in the Brazilian Contemporary Room at Centro Cultural Banco do Brazil Rio de Janeiro (CCBB), combines the self-service mentality that pervades the Rio dining landscape (e.g., kilos) with shamanic traditions of indigenous tribes and African […]

Abel Ferrara at CCBB in Rio de Janeiro

Abel Ferrara at CCBB in Rio de Janeiro

By Fiona Hurrell, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Abel Ferrara, one of the world’s most iconic and controversial filmmakers, will be in Rio at the Centro Cultura Banco do Brasil (CCBB) in Centro on April 21st. The 60-year-old New Yorker, responsible for creating some of movie history´s greatest indie classics, will be closing […]

Divortium Aquarum Art Installation at CCBB

Divortium Aquarum Art Installation at CCBB

By Nathan M. Walters, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Divortium Aquarum (Watershed), Brazilian artist José Rufino’s new installation opening this week (March 6th) at the Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil in Rio de Janeiro (CCBB), is the first in a schedule of exhibitions at CCBB focused on Brazilian contemporary artists. The series, being […]

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