A Q & A with Street Artist Gonçalo MAR
June 18, 2018
Gonçalo Ribeiro, or Gonçalo MAR, as he is better known, took a can of spray paint one night and made his graffiti debut on the side of an abandoned medical center on the beach when he was quite young. The building might have been demolished ages ago, but that stroke made a lasting impression on the […]
June 12, 2018
The best gallery to appreciate Lisbon’s established street art scene
Rafael Bordalo Pinheiro: Father of the Portuguese Everyman
June 12, 2018
An artist of many talents, Bordalo created cartoons that are still popular today and some of the most iconic Portuguese ceramics around.
Fábrica da Pólvora: The Explosive New Art Scene in Oeiras
June 11, 2018
Who would have thought that eight stops from Lisbon’s Rossio station in Barcarena, there’s a city of artist studios that laughs in the face of the co-working space concept, a green space, a killer buffet-style restaurant, an outdoor amphitheater, and an archeological museum all in the same complex?
Festas de Lisboa 2018: Atlas’ Top Picks and Best Parties
June 1, 2018
This year’s festas de Lisboa are being treated as one big secret, but we’ve done the digging so you can do the partying. Here are the top events around town this year.
José Cardigos Bastos: Behind the Tints and Varnishes
May 11, 2018
The Lisbon-born artist José Cardigos Bastos just finished his most recent exhibition Tintas & Vernizes at the Espaço Cultural Mercês Gallery in Príncipe Real, a small and curious space managed by the Junta Freguesia Misericordia. It took him just over five months to produce all but one of the paintings for the show, which is no […]
April 4, 2018
An accessibly fancy dining spot with oysters and awesome desserts