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Fugir da brasilidade

Demonstrators on Presidente Vargas Avenue in downtown Rio de Janeiro, June 20, 2013.
Demonstrators on Presidente Vargas Avenue in downtown Rio de Janeiro, June 20, 2013. Photo: Santiago García Navarro

Santiago Garcia Navarro examines some of the ways in which Brazil’s image of itself has been reflected in a matrix of cultural and popular phenomena that includes the writings of Oswald de Andrade and Paolo Virno, local demonstrations against the 2014 World Cup, and the ongoing activity of tag-writing pixadores.
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Hilla Rebay's Collages

Hilla Rebay : Privatdruck der Bilder Mappe I 1-13
Rebay von Ehrenweisen, Hilla. Hilla Rebay : Privatdruck der Bilder Mappe I 1-13. Charlottenburg-Westend: c1930. Portrait Page 1. Call Number RB ND237.R21 H3 1930.

Found in the Guggenheim Library's Special Collection, this oversized volume showcases Hilla Rebay's collages.
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Hilla and Her Dogs

Hilla Rebay, Rudolf Bauer, Fernand Léger, and others, 1940s. Hilla von Rebay Foundation Archives. M0007. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum Archives. New York, NY
Hilla Rebay, Rudolf Bauer, Fernand Léger, and others, 1940s. Hilla von Rebay Foundation Archives. M0007. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum Archives. New York, NY

The Guggenheim Museum’s first Director, Hilla von Rebay, had a love for dogs which is evident throughout the Guggenheim Museum Archives collections.
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