By Mary Carroll, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – This September, six famous artists from different parts of the world will occupy public spaces in Rio with their art installations. The idea is to turn the city of Rio itself into one giant public art gallery, making comtemporary art accessible to all. The artists were brought to Rio through the project OiR (Other Ideas for Rio) - a deliberate anagram for Rio.

"The challenge of contemporary art is to increase your audience. And how to do this? Bringing great works to public spaces" says Marcello Dantas, curator for the project.

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