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Apolo Torres – “Tempestade” in Sao Paulo


Two years after his first exhibit, Brazilian Street Artist Apolo Torres returns to Verbo gallery in Sao Paulo for a show Thursday called TEMPESTADE (or Storm), with a collection of paintings from his most recent studio work, as well as drawings and prints on paper.

Apolo Torres "Coexistencia"  (detail)

Apolo Torres “Coexistencia” (detail)

At a good moment in his career, Apolo participated in important group exhibitions and partnerships over the last couple of years, leading him recently to a gig making the art for songwriter Rodrigo Ramos’ debut record.
The contemporary works for this show show sensitive approach to the life in big cities; in a questioning, poetic way that focus on environmental and political problems such as the recent floods in Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro.
Behind the aesthetics is a criticism of poor urban planning and overpopulation along with a tribute to the people who get on with their lives and their routine in spite of these problems.

images in studio © Grasielle Barbaresco

Apolo Torres "Tempestade"

Apolo Torres "Tempestade"

See more of Apolo’s Work HERE.

Galeria Verbo – Av. Ibirapuera, 2823, Moema, São Paulo – SP

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