Katie Holmes’ keen eye for the gritty beauty of São Paulo

Katie Holmes was one of the many international stars who flew to Brazil for the 7th Annual amfAR Inspiration Gala São Paulo AIDS benefit. Unlike her peers, though, Holmes spent the next few days documenting the city’s design and street art style in photos and a video shared on Instagram. Intentionally or not, her handiwork provides a pointed rebuke to mayor João Doria’s efforts to clamp down on the city’s graffiti artists.

#saopaulo #Brazil #art ❤️❤️❤️❤️

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#saopaulo #Brazil

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#saopaulo #Brazil I love this city!!!!!

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#saopaulo #Brazil I love this city! #inspiration #art

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#saopaulo #Brazil #obrigado

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Driving through beautiful #streetart #saopaulo #Brazil #inspiration #art #obrigado

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