Architecture was not created to embellish the disaster

Brass letters and wall painting
Dimensions variable
Galeria Vermelho, São Paulo, Brazil, 2017

General view of the façade
Detail of the façade

This quote was placed on the façade of Galeria Vermelho in São Paulo as an artist intervention. It is said to be Paulo Mendes da Rocha’s´ (1928-2021) own words – the architect responsible for the gallery project.

Photo: Edouard Fraipont