Painting Urbanism Auction
July 30, 2011
Proceeds helped support the nonprofit organization FavelaPainting’s project in the favelas in Rio de Janeiro.
About the exhibition
Painting Urbanism: Learning from Rio was an exhibition that showcasesd the work of Dutch artists Haas&Hahn. Their work uses color and painting as a way to act in marginal or residual spaces of cities. The exhibition contained paintings, documentary footage, pictures, sketches and plans of past, present and future projects developed by Haas&Hahn. Featured past projects included the Favelapaintings in Praça Cantão in Santa Marta and “Rio Cruzeiro” on the stairs of Rua Santa Helena all in Rio de Janeiro. Present projects included proposals for two New York interventions and future projects span throughout the world.
Learn more about the exhibition here.