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Amidst Political Unrest in Brazil, Zed Nesti's Pop Culture Paintings Trace a Dark History

by Olivia B. Murphy
Days after the largest anti-government protests Brazil has seen in decades, with hundreds of thousands of protesters flooding Avenida Paulista in São Paulo, was the opening of Zed Nesti’s first solo show, , which takes a look back through the nation’s complicated past in an attempt to shed light on this tumultuous present. The title of the show, which translates roughly to “for English eyes,” or “just for show” is thought to trace back to 1831, when the Brazilian Parliament, under pressure... [more]
Posted by Olivia B. Murphy on 3/24/16
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