Ela Bittencourt

Brazil reflects on ‘five centuries of invasion’ with all-Indigenous Venice pavilion

Artists focus on the legacy of colonialism and the ongoing challenges their people face

The oldest art institution in São Paulo adds a $16m wing for contemporary art

Pinacoteca de São Paulo's new building opens with a show by Haegue Yang

'It’s expected that a Black artist do Black figuration—it’s become our prison': Brazilian artist Maxwell Alexandre on the politics of painting bodies

The artist’s exhibition at The Shed in New York presents three suites of work that explore the political dimensions of race in his home country

Brazilian Modernism has been defined by—and, sometimes, against—the country's national identity

As Brazil celebrates its bicentennial this week, we survey the movements that have defined the country's art scene over the past 200 years