Art and Business

Piet Parra is a Dutch artist who lives and works in Amsterdam. He began creating posters and gradually became a famous artist. His most known characters are surreal humanoid birds that carry a pop aesthetic. With his peculiar color palette Parra appears in several segments. He works with painting, animation, drawing and sculpture as well…

Lukas Musil surreal tattoos

Love or hate Lukas Musil’s tattoos. Abstract and imperfect, the artist trace is, in fact, not very conventional. If you want to have the skin marked by his works, you need to go to Prague, Czech Republic – that’s where Luka, better known as Musa, work. A bit far, it’s true… Via + Informações: Site:…

Art in the wardrobe

The collection Venus in Sequin from English fashion brand The Rodnik Band is inspired by the world of arts. The creative clothes make reference mainly to the universe of pop art and to Marcel Duchamp’s work. For the bold girls, there is also a dress that imitates the famous urinal signed by the French artist.…

Art on money

Artist James Charles makes art with a pretty interesting material: dollar bills. On his works, pop icons such as Ronald McDonald, Iggy Pop and Van Gogh take the place of those great names in US history. Curious is the fact that each bill can cost up to 700 dollars, seventy times its original value. The…

The Invisible man

During a recent visit to Rio de Janeiro, german artist Anton Steenbock – known worldwide for his urban interventions – created a marvelous and unusual work at the brazilian city. The piece, called Enter the Matrix, shows the shadow of a guy talking on a phone booth … which is empty. Distracted people were surely…

Better Half

Alex Bohls studies direction and sound design at Columbia College Chicago. Besides that, he is the creative head behind the short video Half which tells the story of two girls who get interested in each other during a very similar day to both of them, like a mirror. With soft aesthetics, the video also captivates…

Kenny Random’s silhouettes

In the dark all cats are gray. This antique expression fits like a glove into the work of contemporary artist Kenny Random, who is the creator for several silhouettes that move through the streets and walls of Padua, a Italian city. Creative and playful, these mysterious men interact with the city and wander around amidst…

Camila do Rosário

You must have already heard of Camila do Rosário, one of the artists published on Zupi #18. The young brazilian illustrator searches elements from the fashion world to create pencil illustrations, watercolors and digital collages. Her portraits of bold and colorful feminine figures stands out for their sensibility and bright colors. Check some of her…

Tikka

Tikka Brazil [Zupi] Tikka, how was your childhood? Did you always liked art? Yes, I’ve always been drawing; I made faces kind of realistic. Afterwards, I started creating cartoons, even painted one of these characters on my bedroom’s wall with crayon. I have even tried to dance ballet. But, when I was about eight, my…

Mix of stories

What if the famous characters from fiction decided to elect their favourite books; the ones that fit their lives better? The campaign made by the agency Ogilvy & Mather for the mexican Gandhi’s Bookstores tries to answer that question. All of this to show that reading can change the way you write your own history.…