It's no secret that Portuguese legend Rafael Bordalo Pinheiro was kind of a foodie. Here's what the organizers of this gluttonous exhibit at the museum that holds his name add: "His multifaceted work mirrors his taste for sitting at the table to enjoy fine gastronomy. But it also provides a record of diet, cookery, eating […]
As many of you know, 1755 was a rough year for Lisbon. LisbonQuake is a new multisensory, multidisciplinary (art, science, history, architecture, and everything in between) exhibit that hit town in April, and here's what its organizers say: "In Lisbon's long history, there is - unsurprisingly - one moment in particular that fascinates, intrigues and […]
From the organizers: "The exhibition Abstract, White, Toxic and Volatile, the title of a 1997 piece, is the first major exhibition to be held after Julião Sarmento's death, bringing together a very significant set of works that marked his career and whose selection resulted from close collaboration between the artist and the exhibition curator, Catherine […]
A century after the last big pandemic and world war, the Pimenta Palace branch of Museu de Lisboa presents 'Os Loucos Anos 20 em Lisboa.' Here's what they say about it: "It was a time of transformations of customs and mentalities, a time of cosmopolitanism and modernity, of social and individual affirmation. True to its […]
Here's what organizers the Museu de Lisboa's Pimenta Palace say about this exhibit honoring the man behind some of Lisbon's most iconic pieces of both art and history, some two centuries after his death: "It is impossible to dissociate the figure of Joaquim Machado de Castro from the equestrian statue of King José which still […]
From the organizers: "Celebrating the human heritage in its surroundings, The Lisbon Museum's Roman Theatre brings together the works by 36 artists in its temporary exhibition, the outcome of a collaborative process with a community of artists who relate and cooperate next to this monument - the oldest stage in Portugal. This is a territory […]
From the organizers: "The skin is a surface equivalent to a support for drawing or painting; skin reveals just as much as it conceals, as is the case on the surface of the paintings in this survey exhibition of Miguel Telles da Gama. The exhibition does not seek to be a summary of the artist’s […]
From the organizers: "Dos Pés à Cabeça (From Head to Toe) is an exhibition based on the representation of the body in various artistic media. A theme that has always inspired artists, the body is also of abiding interest to children, for whom this exhibition has been specially designed. The exhibition seeks to show how modern […]
From the organizers: "Power of the Word IV Divine Wisdom: The Sufi Way The fourth edition of the project Power of the Word culminates in an installation in the Islamic East Gallery that explores Sufism, Islamic mysticism. My heart has become capable of every form: it is a pasture for gazelles and a convent for […]
From the organizers: "Superstar Pharaohs is conceived around the figure of the Pharaoh and the place occupied in our imagination by Ancient Egypt, through 5,000 years of history, from antiquity to the present day. It aims to reflect on the popularity of the historical and sometimes mythical figures of the Pharaohs. These also serve as […]
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