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Fernando Lanhas vs Álvaro Lapa

Fernando Lanhas and Álvaro Lapa are two pivotal and emblematic figures in Portuguese contemporary art, particularly from the second half of the 20th century. At first, reflecting about them can be a separate and distinct effort, taking into account the traits and particularities of each...

Fernando Lanhas and Álvaro La...

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The Flower and the Rubble

Forget the sarcasm and think about beauty. In the context of art residencies promoted by ArtWorks, the expression ‘the fine flower of the rubble’ (the English translation of a well-known Portuguese saying) gets quite close to A Flor e o Espinho, a song by Nelson...

Forget the sarcasm and think a...

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Escavar um Buraco

A project for an exhibition-installation by Paulo MendesPaulo Mendes’s most recent exhibition is held in Campanhã, at Espaço Mira, which is simultaneously the artist’s photography, video, study and research outcome.The film-based depiction of that Porto area opens and closes the installation, using two projection panels...

A project for an exhibition-in...

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Take Ten, by Hugo Brazão

The Las Palmas Project has probably been one of the spaces that has mostly welcomed some of the boldest exhibitions and projects in Lisbon, not only for the artists it has exhibited but also for the spatial and architectural characteristics of the space. The easily...

The Las Palmas Project has pro...

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Tanel Veenre

Tanel Veenre is an Estonian jeweller and designer. He was born in Estonia to a family of musicians 1977 and studied at the Estonian Academy of Arts, where he graduated in 2005 after taking part in an exchange program with the Rietveld Academy in Amsterdam.This...

Tanel Veenre is an Estonian je...

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Mãos Negativas, Gruta and Achados

An exhibition trilogy that questions yet another trilogy: Art, Audience and GalleryMarguerite Dura’s poem Negative Hands entitles the collective exhibition of Hugo Canoilas, Vasco Costa and Filipe Feijão, at Galeria Quadrado Azul, in Alvalade, Lisbon. This exhibition intends to introduce the collective artistic project dubbed...

An exhibition trilogy that que...

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Hunger (2008), by Steve McQueen

Unlike Mário de Sá Carneiro’s poem, entitled Quasi, Steve McQueen did not lack any flair. The British filmmaker has already crafted two notable works: Hunger (2008) and Shame (2011).When it comes to Steve McQueen, the expectations are always high. In my perspective, the renowned 12...

Unlike Mário de Sá Carneiro...

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