Posts Tagged ‘Vik Muniz’

by Lela Scott MacNeil
October 25th, 2010

See Lucy Walker’s award winning documentary, Waste Land about a superstar artist (Vik Muniz) and an inspiring group of scavengers in the world’s largest landfill. Opens THIS FRIDAY at the Angelika in NYC.

by Ad Wasey
August 14th, 2010

A Q&A with Lucy Walker about her documentary Waste Land, which follows Brooklyn-based Brazilian artist Vik Muniz and a group of garbage pickers as they produce a daring social art project.

by Mark Elijah Rosenberg
January 29th, 2010

Vik Muniz is an internationally-acclaimed artist best known for his playful recreations of famous masterpieces using quotidian materials–the peanut butter and jelly Mona Lisa, for example. But coming from a lower class background in Brazil, Muniz is now developing an interest in breaking out of art world gags and doing something more global, more socially significant.

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