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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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Carmona e Costa Foundation/AICA Prizes

The Carmona e Costa Foundation and the International Association of Art Critics (AICA) announced last week the Prize for Art and Architecture Critic and Essay. The first prize was given to Maria Filomena Molder for her work Rebuçados Venezianos [Venetian Candies], published by Relógio d’Água...

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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...

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Chinese Little Vases

Portugal occasionally holds that sort of exhibitions which fall into the realm of interculturalism and migrate from one side of the world to be displayed right here. Fundação Oriente has gone the extra mile to bring a fair share of eastern culture so that the...

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The Biennial of Maia reaches its adulthood

The Biennial of Contemporary Art of Maia (now just Biennial of Maia) is reaching adulthood and brings with it a proposal focused on “Art in Connection”. The city turns itself into a connection platform between several realities, several contexts.The guidelines which steered the curatorial choices...

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Two-sided mask

Photos: Francisco Ferreira.The exhibition Tudo o que é profundo ama a máscara [Whatever is profound loves the mask] aims to question the viewer about the ontic trait of the mask. And studying this ontology of the mask is to, necessarily, understand its bewildering essence, of...

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Moondog Exhibition

Photos: Lais Pereira.The exhibition Lua Cão [Moondog] by the artists Alexandre Estrela e João Maria Gusmão + Pedro Paiva ends next 15 July and represents a rather interesting model of exhibiting not only because of its location – an old, dusty warehouse – but also because...

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Summer at Gulbenkian

The Gulbenkian Foundation already launched its summer program. Until the September 4, the exhibition Everything falls apart reviews the Portuguese participation in the First World War and its impact on national culture and society. Works from Almada Negreiros, Amadeo, Robert Delauney, Adriano Sousa Lopes, Joshua...

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