By Maria Lopez Conde, Contributing Reporter
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – After almost six years of renovations, Casa Daros, a new cultural space for Latin American art in Botafogo, opened its doors last Saturday, March 23rd. Housed in a beautifully restored 12,000-square meter neoclassical building, Casa Daros brings together nearly 1,200 works from 117 Latin American artists, part of the Daros Latinamerica Collection in Zurich.
Created by philanthropic international art collector, Ruth Schmidheiny, Daros has been acquiring works selected by its artistic director and curator, Hans-Michael Herzog, since its inception thirteen years ago. Today, it is considered . . .