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Brazil’s André Feliciano is breaking up with contemporary art

Floraissance André Feliciano Brazilian contemporary art overalls
André Feliciano, right, sewing his art-gardener uniform of no-frills overalls. Images courtesy the artist
Floraissance André Feliciano Brazilian contemporary art
Floraissance plywood signs in NYC by André Feliciano. Images courtesy the artist

If you’ve spent time in New York during the past year or so, you might have noticed plywood signs popping up around the city to announce a breakup with contemporary art. Painted with large red hearts, the signs feature handwritten Valentine’s-Day-gone-awry expressions, like “Contemporary art, we need to talk. This...

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