Monday’s Monument: A Grande Mão, São Paulo, Brazil

Monday’s Monument: A Grande Mão, São Paulo, Brazil

“The Big Hand” was designed by architect Oscar Niemeyer in 1989 as the focal point of the the Latin America Memorial (in Portuguese, Memorial da América Latina), a cultural, political and leisure complex. This large hand is perhaps a nod to his mentor...
Monday’s Monument: Tortura Nunca Mais,  Recife, Brazil

Monday’s Monument: Tortura Nunca Mais, Recife, Brazil

The Monument No More Torture is in Padre Henrique Plaza in Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil. Designed by the architect Demetrio Albuquerque in response to a city request for proposals, it was the first monument built in honor of the dead and disappeared during the military...