Wednesday, October 7, 2009

Disaster pictures of Robert Polidori at Museu da Casa Brasileira

Today starts the photo exhibition of Robert Polidori. It's a collection of 39 images showing tragic pictures of the several cities, including Pripyat e Chernobyl — 15 years after the Nuclear disaster — and pictures of New Orleans just after Katrina's on 2006.
The photographer started his carrier during 80's because some young people damaged house of died and elderly people in New York. Robert Polidori photographed the effects of the incident and decided to register violent events around the world.

The Museu da Casa Brasileira (Brazilian House Museum), hosts this exhibition together with Cartier-Bresson and Walker Evans. Check it out!

Museu da Casa Brasileira, Av. Brigadeiro Faria Lima, 2705 — Pinheiros — São Paulo
When: October 7th to November 12th. Tuesday to Sunday, from 10am till 6pm
Phone: (11) 3032-3727
How much: R$ 4 and R$ 2 for students. Free on Sundays and holidays.

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