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What’s on… in Museu Nacional de Arte Antiga – Josefa de Óbidos

The Museu Nacional de Arte Antiga (MNAA) has, since May, a exhibition on of one of the most important portuguese artists of the 17th century. Born in Seville in 1630, she moved to Portugal at the age of 4, settling in Obidos where her father, Baltazar, continued his artistic career, painting still lives in the Sevillian bodegón manner,… Read more »

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Currently on at São Mamede Lisbon – Rui Tavares

Rui Tavares, Figueira da Foz, 1974 is an award winning artist living an working in Lisbon. His exhibition is opening this thursday, the 25th of June at São Mamede Lisbon with the title “Lugares: Proposições para um estudo em branco”, together with Alexandre Manuel’s photography exhibition.     Rui Tavares has a degree in painting… Read more »

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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 »