Beatriz Milhazes kicks off Rio’s 2016 Summer Olympics with Rosa de Ouro,one of thirteen posters created for the event. The artists were carefully selected and given the opportunity to capture Brazilian culture in the spirit of the 2016 Games.
It’s evident that, because of the vibrant cultural elements she exudes in her work, Beatriz was selected as one of the artists to create a Rio Summer Olympics poster. Her paintings, prints, and sculptures feature dynamic circles and designs that reflect the iconic patterns of Brazilian culture, and loosely echo the Olympic rings. Carla Camurati, director of culture for the Rio Olympics, tells the press, “The important thing for us and the Olympic Games is to show Brazil as it is, with the colors, with the brightness, with the beauty of the mixture of people that we have here…”