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“Off the Wall” Urban Art Show at Conrad Algarve, 17-19 April

“Off the Wall” Urban Art Show at Conrad Algarve, 17-19 April

By | March 29, 2014 at 1:06 pm | No comments

Urban art (aka “street art,” or even “graffiti art”) has evolved from a rebellious method of inner city expression to a highly-respected art form.  Internationally famous street artists like Banksy and the Portuguese Vhils are now embraced by the fine arts community....

Posted in: Algarve, Culture

The Tsars and the East – Calouste Gulbenkian Museum, through 18 May 2014

The Tsars and the East – Calouste Gulbenkian Museum, through 18 May 2014

By | March 16, 2014 at 5:13 pm | No comments

Currently on exhibition at the Museu Calouste Gulbenkian in Lisbon are sumptuous textiles, bejeweled arms and armor, golden equestrian equipment and other magnificent objects from the Kremlin Museum. These treasures illustrate the story of diplomatic relationships between 16th-...

Posted in: Culture, Lisbon

Porto Poetic – Architecture & Design Exhibition, through 13 April

Porto Poetic – Architecture & Design Exhibition, through 13 April

By | March 12, 2014 at 10:22 am | No comments

After a successful run at the Museum of Architecture and Design La Triennale di Milano in Italy, a unique exhibition featuring architecture and design of leading Portuguese architects opens in Porto. Porto Poetic, brings together a massive collection of videos, photographs,...

Posted in: Porto

Works by Portuguese Surrealist Mário Cesariny – Galeria São Mamede, Lisbon

Works by Portuguese Surrealist Mário Cesariny – Galeria São Mamede, Lisbon

By | February 12, 2014 at 9:05 pm | No comments

The esteemed Galeria São Mamede in Lisbon hosts an extraordinary exhibition of one of Portugal’s most revered modern artists, Mário Cesariny. Titled “Um Grande Inventor de Pintura” (“A Great inventor of Painting”), the show provides a retrospective of Cesariny’s...

Posted in: Algarve, Culture

Colecção António Cachola at Museum of Contemporary Art in Elvas, Alentejo

Colecção António Cachola at Museum of Contemporary Art in Elvas, Alentejo

By | January 17, 2014 at 5:41 pm | No comments

In 2014, significant works from the Colecção António Cachola join the permanent exhibition of Museum of Contemporary Art in Elvas (Museu de Arte Contemporanea Elvas – MACE). Two of the most important works of Joana Vasconcelos appear in the exhibition, as well as works by...

Posted in: Alentejo, Culture

Rubens, Brueghel, Lorrain – Museu Nacional de Arte Antiga in Lisbon, through 30 March 2014

Rubens, Brueghel, Lorrain – Museu Nacional de Arte Antiga in Lisbon, through 30 March 2014

By | January 3, 2014 at 1:46 pm | No comments

A truly phenomenal art exhibition is currently in house at the National Museum of Ancient Art in Lisbon. 57 great landscape paintings by masters of the 17th century are featured in one show. “Rubens, Brueghel, Lorrain: Nordic Landscapes of the Prado Museum” is the first...

Posted in: Culture, Lisbon

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