Amadeo de Souza-Cardoso is one of in a rather significant list of Portuguese modern artists. Returning from World War I in 1916, he organized a series of exhibitions of his avante-garde works in Lisbon and Porto.
The prestigious São Mamede Gallery in Lisbon presents an extraordinary show, works from noted Portuguese modern painter António Charrua. The pieces in exhibition were part of a larger retrospective of the artist held in 2015 at the Museu Gulbenkian.
Works by one of Portugal’s most distinguished modern artists, Jorge Vieira, are on exhibit at Lisbon’s renowned Galeria São Mamede. Entitled Sculpture and Drawing, the exhibition presents a set of sculptures and high quality designs by the acclaimed artist. The exhibition opens 24 May and runs through 27 June.
French artists, and married couple, Robert (12 April 1885 – 25 October 1941) and Sonia (November 14, 1885 – December 5, 1979) Delaunay were key figures in the modernist art realm in Paris in the early 20th century. A new exhibition at the Gulbenkian Centro de Arte Moderna in Lisbon recreates the creative...
Joe Berardo is one of Portugal’s most prolific collectors of fine art. His Berardo Collection Museum, exhibits a mere fraction of the massive portfolio, in addition to hosting numerous temporary exhibitions from around the world. Yet, finally, more works from Berardo’s private collection are on display in an exhibition curated by Berardo himself.
O Teu Corpo É O Meu Corpo (Your Body Is My Body) is an exhibition of the vast collection of political and art posters of Ernesto de Sousa. Hundreds of posters, dating from 1933 to 1988, provide a broad overview of the cultural production of the neo-avant-garde in Portugal and Europe. O Teu Corpo É O Meu Corpo is on...
A double exhibition, featuring two superb Portuguese modern artists, mark the opening of the autumn art season at Galeria São Mamede in Lisbon. Abstract expressionist Nuno Santiago and surrealist Evelina Oliveira present new works expressing individual interpretations into their memories and soul. The works remain on display at the gallery through 14 October.
Every significant city in the world has a shrine to the modern art movement, and Lisbon is no different. Created in 1983, by the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, the Center of Modern Art is devoted to preserving, investigating and exhibiting important works from its collection by 20th and 21st century artists.