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09.25.14 Rhett Jones

After completing the largest 360 degree mural ever earlier this month, Sao Paulo-born duo Os Gêmeos will see their legendary 2009 piece at Houston and Bowery unveiled to the public one last time. The owners of the property say construction of a new wall, which is part of a larger development plan at the site, will begin after […]

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09.10.14 Bucky Turco

Last week, Brazilian art duo Os Gemeos completed their biggest mural project to date. The twin brothers, who are known for painting elaborate designs on enormous walls, embellished six industrial silos in Canada at the Ocean Cement manufacturing and distribution plant for the Vancouver Biennale. The structures stand over 70-feet tall and served as the […]

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08.21.14 Sophie Weiner

For the upcoming Vancouver Biennial, international street artists Os Gemeos are taking over a 75 foot tall wall of silos as part of their ongoing “Giants” series. “We did not want a conventional two-dimensional wall that we had done before – we wanted something different, special and unique,” Os Gemeos wrote in a statement about the project. “The connection […]

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05.27.14 Andy Cush

The Brazilian street art duo Os Gemeos recently covered a Boeing 737 in their signature characters for their home country’s World Cup soccer team. The jet, which reportedly required 1,200 cans of spray paint to complete, will shuttle the team between matches this June. No word on how the pilot will see through the windshield. UPDATE: […]

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10.18.13 Andy Cush

Banksy’s latest Better Out Than In piece was just announced, and apparently, it isn’t those Jafar posters we spotted this morning. Two paintings–identical to the covers Banksy and Os Gemeos provided for the Village Voice–went up on West 24th Street, complete with a museum guard and a bench to sit on. UPDATE: It’s at 24th Street just off 10th […]

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08.08.12 Bucky Turco

Last week, The Institute of Contemporary Art in Boston opened a show featuring the work of Brazilian graffiti art duo Os Gêmeos, real names Otavio and Gustavo Pandolfo. This represents the twins’ first solo museum exhibition in the United States and in addition to creating paintings, sculptures, and installations for the space, they also painted […]

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08.13.10 Bucky Turco

Behold the completed 80-foot tall mural by Os Gêmeos and Futura at P.S. 11 in Chelsea that is aesthetically pleasing, yet ideologically frightening to Alex Jones fans and other New World Order enthusiasts. From the press release: “The idea is ‘one world one voice’, no borders, no separation, just everything and everyone working together for […]

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08.11.10 Bucky Turco

Artist Jay Shells swung by Chelsea last night and forwarded over some photos highlighting more of Futura’s contribution to the massive Os Gêmeos mural at P.S. 11. Stay tuned. […]

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08.10.10 Bucky Turco

And it’s not to liberate their Deitch wall. The Brazilian twins are collaborating on a brand new mural in Chelsea with legendary artist Futura reports Arrested Motion. Crack photographer Liam Quigley visited P.S. 11 today and snapped shots of Os Gêmeos in action. Futura also started working on his section and we’ll be updating as […]

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04.23.10 Marina Galperina

Documentary series D.I.Y. America now includes an episode with the Brazilian graffiti twins Os Gêmeos. Check the technique as they “make a painting” every Saturday and Sunday and see why they are just like kids (only, you know, handier.) […]

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