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From our Files – Jorge Vieira at São Mamede

José Augusto França calls him the most important portuguese sculpture of the 50’s and he is not alone in the admirations for who is definitely one of the best portuguese sculptures of all time. Jorge Vieira’s creatures are strange, but somehow, you can’t help to immediately fall in love with them. So while searching for… Read more »

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What’s on… in Venice – Pollock at the Guggenheim

Jackson Pollock is an unrecognizable name in modern art history. It is impossible to not hear about him, learn about him. Pollock was thought-provoking and defines an art movement. And of course – dripping. While theoretically significant, it was this ground-breaking technique that catapulted him to fame. It may seem simple now, easy, obvious –… Read more »

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What’s on… in Paris – Amadeo de Souza-Cardoso at the Grand Palais 

  Amadeo de Souza-Cardoso is definitely one of Portugal’s biggest modern painters. And while that was no secret for any portuguese citizen – abroad he hasn’t gotten the recognition he deserves. That is – until now.     Amadeu de Souza-Cardoso lived in Paris from 1906 to 1914, and considering Paris great influence in his… Read more »

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What’s on… in Lisbon – The new Museu Nacional dos Coches. 

After it’s opening this past Saturday the new Museu Nacional dos Coches has been on the top of the news! After years of construction it is still not completely ready. There are, however, already lines of people excited to visit the amazing space that houses one of the biggest collection of carriages in the world…. Read more »

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What’s on…. in Lisbon – Infinisterra in Museu do Oriente 

The Orient Museum in Lisbon had to bring us something from the east. Yet it is obviously from a portuguese point of view. This exhibition was born from a long journey, crossing several countries. Russia, Mongolia, China, Nepal, India and Sri Lanka. The places were chosen with precision and the expedition was undertaken by the… Read more »

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Currently on at São Mamede – Catarina Patricio

After our latest post we are happy to remind you about today’s opening of Catarina Patricio’s Exhibition here at São Mamede, Lisbon. Catarina Patricio was born in Lisbon in 1980. She investigates in the Contemporary Culture and New Technologies field and is a professor at the Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias (ULHT). She graduated… Read more »

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Currently on at São Mamede – Emilia Nadal

  Emilia Nadal graduated from ESBAL in 1960. She has received over the years several prizes, and isn’t new to the gallery after having shown her work here in 1986, 1987 and 1992.    She is represented in several collections such as CAM Gulbenkian foundation, Serralves Museum, Berardo Foundation and much more.    Emilia Nadal’s… Read more »