Brazil Book

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A celebration of Brazil’s contemporary cultural scene by those who know it best, at a time when creativity is flourishing across the country


Conceived and created by Phaidon Editors


An overview of contemporary Brazilian culture from photography to fashion, street art to gastronomy and architecture to music, this is a fresh look at one of the most exciting countries on the planet from those who know it best. In the last few years, Brazil has proven itself to be one of the countries at the forefront of innovation in the creative world, with exciting developments across all disciplines. In the run-up to the World Cup and the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, there is increased international attention on this energetic nation. This book looks at the main contemporary protagonists in the fields of:


Art


Architecture


Design


Fashion


Street Art


Food


Film


Photography


Music


Graphic Design


The book opens with an introduction giving an overview of the current cultural situation of Brazil: why it is such an exciting time for the country and what the future holds. Each of the disciplines listed above has its own chapter with a 3,000-4,000 word introduction written by an expert in that particular field. This is followed by up to 10 case studies of the main artists/designers/practices chefs currently active in that discipline, accompanied by images of their work and a short text of around 300 words to describe what is peculiar and interesting about them.


SPECIFICATIONS:


Format: Hardback


Illustrations: 600 illustrations


ISBN: 9780714867496

Size Guide

Size: 290 x 214 mm (11 3/8 x 8 3/8 in)


Pages: 320 pp

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