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From 14th century paintings to cutting-edge contemporary installations, with vibrant street art, Lisbon’s galleries, museums, and streets have it all.


Lisbon Between the Lines: An Interview With Hauke Vagt of Atelier 49

November 15, 2018

From mechanical steampunk bacalhau to runaway trams, Atelier 49 puts out a steady stream of art work. This quirky duo has a little something for everyone, but it certainly hasn’t been easy to get here.

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Painting Quinta das Águias: A Q&A With Sooma

November 5, 2018

A graphic designer by trade, Sooma has turned the forgotten ruins of Quinta das Aguias into his own private art gallery and talks to Atlas about what the beautiful palace could become. As in, not another hotel…

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Over Flow: A Suffocating Reminder

October 29, 2018

A review of Tadashi Kawamata’s new piece “Over Flow” at MAAT involving cigarette butts and unnecessarily printed ticket stubs.

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Festival IMINENTE: Breathing Life into Panorâmico de Monsanto

October 1, 2018

Festival Iminente returned once more to Lisbon in one of the most unusual venues in the city, with some of the best art, music, and culture seen all summer.

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Flowers are her best lovers: Q&A with Weronika Anna Rosa

September 19, 2018

Polish artist Weronika Anna Rosa came to Lisbon and fell in love at first sight. When she moved here for good, the city’s light and colors — and the country’s azulejos — would shape her paintings as well. Atlas sat down for a chat.

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Amadeo de Souza Cardoso: The Slow-Burning Modernist

September 18, 2018

Amadeo Cardoso was a caricaturist, painter, and man-about-town in the Parisian art scene. He certainly has his place among the great Portuguese modernists.

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Kidding Around in Portugal: A Q&A with Children’s Book Artist Cale Atkinson

September 12, 2018

Cale Atkinson is an artist, author, and animator who’s worked for the likes of Disney Hyperion and Marvel. His travels through Portugal prompted a series on the country, so we decided to get in touch.

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