Cai Guo–Qiang Exhibit in Rio CCBB

By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Wednesday, August 7th marked the opening day of Chinese artist Cai Guo-Qiang's traveling exhibit entitled, Da Vincis do povo (Peasant da Vincis). Housed in both the Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil (CCBB) and Centro Cultural Correios until September 23rd, the exhibit features fourteen major installations.

The art work includes paintings made with gunpowder, commissioned robots, inventions created from the imagination of peasants and a giant aircraft carrier surrounding by suspended planes, UFOs and other flying machines.

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