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WTF ? ! ?

In this exhibition, the heroes of popular culture serve as a springboard for the displacement of narrative and meaning in the mordant and surrealist works of António Salvador Carvalho. Batman, Brian Adams, or National Geographics, epithets of global popular culture, are reduced (or enlarged?) to...

In this exhibition, the heroes...

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I was born on a short day of winter

“How much weight can the memory stand?” This is the starting point of the room’s brochure authored by Miguel von Hafe Pérez, available at the exhibition Nasci num dia curto de inverno (I was born on a short day of winter), conceived by the artist...

“How much weight can the mem...

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An Atlas for the Banishment

Susana Anágua takes us on a journey on the meaning of the word “banishment”, relying on a multidisciplinary project which concatenates the industrial and historical memory, as well as the toponymy of the city of Lisbon, taking into account the composition’s unpredictability that the territory...

Susana Anágua takes us on a j...

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Portugal em Flagrante

Modern Collection permanently on displayMarch marked the conclusion of the cycle of the exhibition nucleus of Gulbenkian’s Museum Modern Collection. The central nave was occupied by Operação 3, dedicated to sculpture, objects, installations, films and other media. The director relied on a methodological process quite...

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Absolute Duration

Absolute Duration, the brand new exhibition held by Carpe Diem Arte e Pesquisa, is an essay focused on a place now in shambles. Upon entering Palácio Pombal in Lisbon, the weight of time is thoroughly mirrored in its interior. Time is the element in charge...

Absolute Duration, the brand n...

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Penelope Curtis

Photos: Nuno Gervásio.The present-day director of Calouste Gulbenkian Museum, Penelope Curtis, arrived in Lisbon in 2015, after spending five years in charge of London’s Tate Britain. This interview, in a natural way, focused itself on museums and on the institution that she’s currently leading, but...

Photos: Nuno Gervásio.The...

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O Olhar da Sibila at Museu do Oriente

Photos: Nuno Vieira / Fundação Oriente.The exhibition O Olhar da Sibila - Corporalidade e Transfiguração is based on the concept of metamorphosis developed by Ovid: bodies transmute themselves into things, things into animals, animals into being; the perennial transformation of the cosmos, from its dawn to...

Photos: Nuno Vieira / Fundaç...

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