Bel Borba

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Alberto José Costa Borba, known professionally as Bel Borba, is a Brazilian graphic artist and sculptor, born in 1957. He lives in Salvador da Bahia, which he has decorated with hundreds of public artworks, mostly employing found objects. He spent a month in New York City in the summer of 2012, where he constructed numerous outdoor pieces.[1] A documentary film about his life and work, Bel Borba Aqui, was released in March 2012.[2]


  1. ^ Rohter, Larry (September 18, 2012). "Brazil’s Pied Piper of Street Art". The New York Times. Retrieved September 17, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Bel Borba Aqui (2012)". Retrieved 2013-09-20.