Adriana Varejao is active/lives in Brazil. Adriana Varejao is known for large scale Olympic game mural, racism and colonialism themes.
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"Rio Artist Adriana Varejão on Her Olympic Commission and New York Show"
Artsy Editorial By Casey Lesser, Web, Apr 22nd, 2016
On Thursday morning, just hours after the Olympic torch was lit in the Greek town of Olympia before embarking on a symbolic journey that will end in Rio de Janeiro in early May, the Rio-based artist Adriana Varejão welcomed a small group of press to her new show at Lehmann Maupin in New York. In a little over three months, an international audience will encounter Varejão’s work—a large mural covering the city’s new aquatics stadium—at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio. “I’m interested in the idea of a melange of countries, and absorbing culture,” Varejão says of her art practice, as she walks through
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