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Gerry Bibby, Public

In Public, the Australian Gerry Bibby forces art to look outside. The whole area of Maumaus’ Lumiar Cité is somehow turned inside out and the exhibition is geared towards the exterior, taking advantage of the gallery’s glass walls.Since the space itself seems to have been...

In Public, the Australian Gerr...

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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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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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