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Masters: Wolfenson And Laszlo Discuss Stupakoff

fashionlines   Wednesday August 1, 2012

What is the lasting influence of Otto Stupakoff, the father of Brazilian fashion photography? Who would know better that two of his most renowned disciples, Bob Wolfenson and Fernando Laszlo, both considered among the country’s greatest photographers. “From early on, Otto Stupakoff’s adventure impregnated us with a possible dream,” they write in an inspiring essay published recently at Fashionlines.com. “Otto was the incarnation of everything that we—a generation of Brazilian photographers now in our 40s—yearned for.” Required reading.   Read the full Story >>

Spotlight: Brazilian Commercial Photographer Gabriel Rinaldi

Gabriel Rinadli   Wednesday August 1, 2012

São Paulo, Brazil-based photographer Gabriel Rinaldi’s career is booming, and deservedly so. His versatility and strong graphic sense has earned him a list of advertising clients including Coca-Cola, Itaú, Audi, and Johnson & Johnson, as well as editorial clients like Forbes, Bloomberg, Exame, and Playboy. Born in Brazil in 1983, Rinaldi attended the Rochester Institute of Technology and lived in New York City for seven years before returning to São Paulo in 2009. He also notes that he likes beach volleyball and petit gateau, and that his lucky number is nine.   Read the full Story >>

Event: The San Juan Poly/Graphic Triennial (Through August 28)

San Juan Triennial   Wednesday August 1, 2012

The Trienal Poli/Gráfica de San Juan: América Latina y el Caribe (San Juan Pol/Graphic Triennial: Latin American and the Caribbean), which opened in April and runs through August 28, is the official cultural event of the government of Puerto Rico, directed by the Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña. The successor to the Bienal de San Juan del Grabado Latinoamericano y del Caribe, the Triennial expands the spectrum of the graphic arts, from traditional engraving to the more ample concept of polygraphic art, which includes all kinds of mediums and artistic languages.   Read the full Story >>

In Print: "Revista Ilustrar" Mag

Revista Ilustrar   Wednesday August 1, 2012

The creators of Revista Ilustrar magazine call it “the first 100 percent Brazilian magazine made by illustrators, driven to the national and international illustration market.” The magazine, available for free as a PDF on the “first day of odd months,” features portfolios and resources for illustrators, but also “wants to show the human, cultural and artistic side of illustrators, almost always unknown, but deeply important for any great professional career building.” The scope is wide-ranging, including a focus on graphic designers and other artists outside of the illustration world.   Read the full Story >>

Spotlight: Stefan Falke Documents Artists Along "La Frontera"

La Frontera   Wednesday August 1, 2012

Brooklyn-based photographer Stefan Falke began taking pictures of artists along the Mexico/US border because, as he says, there was a need to document “the abundant cultural activities in a region portrayed by the international media mostly with the sole focus on violent crimes.” Since 2008, he has photographed 70 artists in Tijuana, Tecate, and Mexicali, and he plans to travel the entire 2,000-mile length of the border before he completes his illuminating project. “I am not looking for the best, or the best known artists,” he says. “If the art is great, so much the better!”   Read the full Story >>

Dispatches from Latin America