You know São Paulo better than most. What might a dream weekend look like for a visiting friend?
Based on their interest, I would arrange visits to art collections housed inside some of the most incredible architecture projects. Usually full of Brazilian modern design furniture, with lots of interesting local people. Such experiences open fascinating conversations. That, combined with a few visits to studios, art galleries, bookshops and museums.
Later, we might have dinner and, if everyone’s got plenty of energy, go dancing and celebrate the local vibrancy. Despite Brazil’s many challenges, joy and happiness prevail!
If you could own one piece of art from any country or period, what might it be?
I am going to go super wild; it would be the Sistine Chapel. Of course, I would not remove it from Vaticano, but if I could attend it frequently and sometimes just by myself, that would be a portal for happiness and a very enriching experience that I could access from any day. That, for me, is the definition of owning because it’s a process based on enjoyment and intellectual fulfilment.