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Reviewing the canons of yesterday

The contemporaneity blew the whistle on the ethnocentrism and patriarchy of the history of art and the art system. The cultural hegemony of the west was questioned with the continual revision of criteria, agents and models that prevailed until the 60s/70s. The feminist struggle was...

The contemporaneity blew the w...

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Pedro Valdez Cardoso

Pedro Valdez Cardoso has been enjoying a career filled with exhibitions and productions, having several of his endeavours as part of multiple national collections. His attention to the archaeology of the places and memories allows him to engage in exhibitions whose narratives and curatorial lines...

Pedro Valdez Cardoso has been ...

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24k Shit

The aversion to faeces is an existential condition. The sapient civilized being rejects, or hardly accepts, the idea that the same organism which produces the beautiful things of the extensive historical arch of human endeavours happens to be the very same organism that regurgitates, defecates,...

The aversion to faeces is an e...

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A Light in fashion

Lisbon has presented the collections of some of the most renowned names of the national fashion realm, in the 49th edition of Moda Lisboa. The beauty of Pavilhão Carlos Lopes was the setting chosen to give visibility to what the author and commercial brands have...

Lisbon has presented the colle...

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New gallery UMA LULIK_

A new gallery is about to open in Alvalade on October 13th and, with that, the reassurance that Lisbon is now opening its doors to art and artistic production, aiming to amass new outlooks, horizons and some other forms to understand art and the world....

A new gallery is about to open...

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Cuban Posters of OSPAAAL 1960-1980, at ZDB

The current local election campaign prompts a period of reflection to reckon, among other things, the sort of image that parties and political candidates rely on to establish communication with citizens. Political billboards emerge one after the other, with worn-out slogans, a barely tolerable printing...

The current local election cam...

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The Sweet and Shy Madonna

Museu Nacional de Arte Antiga (The National Museum of Ancient Art – MNAA) has been welcoming in recent times a series of temporary exhibitions celebrated through partnerships with foreign museums. It happened in the past with Prado Museum, which materialized the wonderful exhibition: Rubens, Brueghel,...

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The pain in the spirit of the eye

We are living the hypermodernity. Or, alternatively, we are living the post-contemporary era. The fluidity of time and space takes us through an automatic vortex, one that the bodies try to follow in an uncritical way, all to no avail.Gilles Lipovetsky coined the expression The...

We are living the hypermoderni...

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