Ethos: three new murals in Brazil

The Brazilian street artist Claudio Ethos created not one but three new murals in Sao Joao da Boa Vista, Brazil. The main one shows a portrait in memory of Brazilian writer, poet, playwright, journalist and translator Pagu – the first woman who stood up for women rights and the first one who got arrested for political motives. Therefore, she played  a large role in the Brazilian Modernist movement – especially for women.

The mural is a beautiful portrait of her in a variety of shades of gray painted on a dominant, red wall. Her presence seems strong and self-confident – looking straight into ones eyes. Around her are several attributes like two hands holing a pen and some kind of tool, or flowers and birds. It closes up with a banner showing the year of her birth – 1910. The mural is also located at her place of birth. The other two murals (see below), which – in contrast to this one – seem less outstanding, can be found in the same city.

For more information check out the websites below!


For more information and work of art check out the artists Instagram and Twitter!



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