THE FIRST AFRO-BRAZILIAN ARTIST TO GET AN INVITATION TO THE VENICE BIENNALE REJECTED UNTIL HE HAD VISITED ALL AFRICAN COUNTRIES

Historically, Afro-Brazilians have been neglected by both museums and galleries in their country. Few institutions dedicated to black artists do exist in the country. Yet Brazil didn’t select an Afro-Brazilian artist to represent the country at the Venice Biennial until 2015, when Paulo Nazareth received the invitation. This is particularly notable considering that, according to the … Continue reading THE FIRST AFRO-BRAZILIAN ARTIST TO GET AN INVITATION TO THE VENICE BIENNALE REJECTED UNTIL HE HAD VISITED ALL AFRICAN COUNTRIES