Seen at the Museu Internacional de Arte Naïf do Brasil.
They call the piece of art above “arte naïf” or naïve art, because the artists are not formally trained. But because the artists aren’t restrained by, usually western, standards of form and beauty, arte naïf is revered for its frankness and honesty.
Looking down from Christ the Redeemer.
Cristo Redentor rises half a mile in the Rio skyline. Walking around Rio, I could always turn and see some part of the art deco statue. It’s fitting that when you’re up there, you can see down to almost all of Rio.
Joanna “hiking” up Santa Teresa.
My friend Joanna may disagree, since she had to walk the 60 minutes from Flamengo to our restaurant in Santa Teresa in heels, but going up and down the curvy streets of Santa Teresa is the best experience a…
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