Juliana Notari’s hillside sculpture sparks clash between Bolsonaro-supporting right and leftwing cultural community A 33-metre reinforced concrete vagina has sparked a Bolsonarian backlash in Brazil, with supporters of the country’s far-right president clashing with leftwing art admirers over the installation.The handmade sculpture, entitled Diva, was unveiled by visual artist Juliana Notari on Saturday at a rural art park on the grounds of a former sugar mill in Pernambuco, one of Brazil’s most culturally vibrant states. Continue reading...
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As the president completes his first year in power, his opponents are finding their voice and...As the president completes his first year in power, his opponents are finding their voice and fighting backJair Bolsonaro’s presidency was still a week away when Edu Krieger penned his first critique – a ballad lamenting the rise of Brazil’s incoming leader and lampooning him over the corruption allegations that continue to haunt his family.“It’s important for us to counterattack with our art,” said...