Andre, has collaborated with Uniqlo on a limited-edition, feminist-friendly capsule collection of graphic tees for women and girls featuring his signature "Mr. Saraiva got his start in the late 1980s, and has since tagged his infamous grinning character more than 300,000 times.
His work has been featured in museums and galleries throughout the world, leading to collaborations with such luxury brands as Louis Vuitton, Chanel, Sonia Rykiel and even Levi's. Uniqlo's art director Nigo asked me to be a part of the project, and I naturally said yes.
At the 1889 Universal Exhibition in Paris, while the French were unveiling the Eiffel Tower, the Portuguese were presenting feats of a considerably more compact variety.
The country’s pavilion made dramatic use of azulejos, the glazed ceramic tiles that have been a hallmark of Iberian craftsmanship for five centuries.
Rendered in his signature, exuberant style are Lisbon icons such as the Santa Justa Elevator, São Jorge Castle, and Discoveries Monument.
Graffiti was one of the first styles André used to express himself and put a mark on the world.
While he’s branched out by opening international hot spot Le Baron, he’s never strayed far from his artistic roots.
Take her to the up-and-coming 10th arrondissement, which has a Brooklyn feel, with many popular bars and restaurants to explore.
Take a walk or a bike ride along the Canal Saint-Martin, where groups of locals picnic over cheese and wine.