Ocula City Guide Rio de Janeiro Famous for its Carnaval, beautiful beaches and welcoming locals, Rio de Janeiro also nurtures a fledgling art scene and important South American institutions. The Museu de Arte do Rio is the heart of city's plan for cultural revitalisation, while the Mueseum of Modern Art Rio and Museu de Arte Contemporanea Niteroi celebrate acclaimed Brazilian artists including Lygia Clark, Helio Oiticica, Artur Barrio and Caros Vergara.
News & Views Best art at the Rio Olympics 15 Aug 2016 In addition to the 13 official posters designed by 12 Brazilian artists, visual art — from sculpture to murals to even a graphic novel — has been popping up in Rio de Janeiro in the spirit of the games. Read More Via Hyperallergic Adriana Varejão, Olympic Aquatic Stadium, Rio de Janeiro. Photograph: Rio 2016/Alex Ferro.