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After the image and the word, the music

João Louro is an artist whose work feeds off signs and meanings and what lies between the image and the word. The definition of both is variable, interchangeable, resulting in deviations, errors or redefinitions from a conceptual and plastic standpoint. A word in a dictionary...

João Louro is an artist whose...

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Et Cetera Festival, in Faro

The Et Cetera Festival opens its doors to three continuous days of music, art and other events that promote several creative expressions. The dynamics obey to the contemporary cultures of electro, light and experimentation, with an array of concerts and an exhibition in the city...

The Et Cetera Festival opens i...

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New cultural events in Évora

Let us forget the centralism of Lisbon or Porto. Let us forget the recurrent idea that Portugal is a mere coast line. Let us remember of other centres, other programs, other communities. Let us remember of other institutions, art museums, art events that are displayed...

Let us forget the centralism o...

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After JustLX 2018

JustLX 2018 has ended and it is time now for an audit, even if prematurely. Either way, and according to the organization, the art fair had a positive outcome, with the galleries declaring a “pleasant” number of sales.At the extreme side of ARCOlisboa, this was...

JustLX 2018 has ended and it i...

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ARCOlisboa 2018

After last year success, and the previous one, ARCOlisboa reviews its strategy and broadens the number of participating galleries, either in the usual program, either in the parallel cycles such as Opening, this year curated by João Laia again.Umbigo highlights the shows in Torreão Poente,...

After last year success, and t...

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JustLX 2018, at Museu da Carris

Art fairs are ruled by specific, mostly inscrutable criteria and surely inaccessible to the majority of people. The rules to that selection are frequently shadowed and unrevealed in press notes or regulations, even though a greater transparency has been pursued lately. There’s no better nor...

Art fairs are ruled by specifi...

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FEA Lisboa 2018

Contemporary art has made its most acute path outside the big institutions. Independent movements and initiatives were of the utmost importance in the development of the artists’ works, but, above all, in the affirmation of the critic verve inherent to those works: the critic of...

Contemporary art has made its ...

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