|Os Gemeos Mural in progress along the Greenway.|
Os Gemeos Public Mural
Rose Kennedy Greenway
Dewey Square Park
August 3 - November 25, 2012
The ICA presents the first solo exhibition in the United States of Brazilian twin brothers Otavio and Gustavo Pandolfo. The Rose Kennedy Greenway Conservancy is excited to partner with the ICA as a site for an accompanying public mural.
The 70' x 70' temporary mural is in process and will be displayed in Dewey Square Park on the Air Intake Structure located between Summer and Congress Streets.
Os Gemeos, Public Mural Celebration
Wednesday, August 8
11am - 1pm: Children's art activities, music and food trucks
5:30pm - 7pm: Dine at Dusk with more music & food trucks
7pm - 9pm: After party, location TBA
About Os Gemeos: Os Gemeos (pronounced "ose zhe'-mee-ose," meaning "the twins") are a major force in urban art. They have a deep bond, are tireless collaborators, and even experience the same dreams. The twins depict their visions in surreal paintings, sculpture, and installations. Os Gemeos draw not only from dreams but from their surroundings, incorporating these elements to forge a unique visual style. Their narrative work visually synthesizes their everyday lives: the color and chaos of Brazil particularly that found in their neighborhood in Sao Paulo, Cambuci. Carnivals, music and folk art fascinate the twins and inspire fantastical portraits of musicians, or paintings of a procession and festivals, all of which are based on their own photographs. To Os Gemeos labels, even reality, are not important. They do not consider themselves street artists; they "just want to paint." Their art in public space is a means to share their work with a broad audience.
The Os Gemeos mural on the Greenway is made possible by the Massachusetts Department of Transportation, the Boston Art Commission and the City of Boston. For more information click here.