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Histories: Works from the Serralves Collection

Marking the 15th anniversary of the opening of the Serralves Museum of Contemporary Art, the exhibition "Histories: Works from the Serralves Collection" invites fresh thinking around art collecting and contemporary art in the twenty-first century. The exhibition includes over 60 works in painting, sculpture, film and video installation, photography and performance, many recently acquired, together with a selection of works by artists planned for the Collection. 

Here is detailed information about the works on the exhibition:

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Born in 1972, Lisbon, Portugal
"Black leather, rope (2 elements), Ed. 1/1"
each: 8 x 90 x 300 cm
Coll. Fundação de Serralves – Museu de Arte Contemporânea, Porto, Portugal. Acquired , 2013
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Born in 1944, Andorno Micca (Piemonte), Italy
Colonna, 1967
Fibre cement and rubber
285 x 30 x 30 cm
Coll. do artista, em depósito na Fundação de Serralves - Museu de Arte Contemporânea, Porto. Deposit, 1999
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Born in 1977, Glasgow, United Kingdom
Alhambra Motifs I, 2013
Oil on canvas
340 x 360 cm
Courtesy Galerie Micheline Szwajcer, Antwerp
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Born in 1962, , South Africa
Administration office, Kolwezi, DR Congo, 2007
Pigment ink on cotton paper (ed. 6/9)
91,5 x 131,5 cm
Coll. Fundação de Serralves ― Museu de Arte Contemporânea, Porto. Acquisition 2010
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Born in 1933, Aichi, Japan
May 21,1987, 1987
Liquitex on canvas, cardboard and newspaper sheet
25,5 x 33 cm
Coll. Secretary de State of Culture, on long-term loan to Fundação de Serralves - Museu de Arte Contemporânea, Porto. Deposit, 1990
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Born in 1976, Gdansk, Poland
Niebieski Ptak (Jan Dorman wg M. Meaterlincka 1963), 2013
Gouache on canvas
200 x 280 cm
Coll. Fundação de Serralves - Museu de Arte Contemporânea, Porto. Acquired , 2013
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Born in 1972, Tarnów, Poland
Director, 2005
Oil on canvas
70 x 55 cm
Coll. Fundação de Serralves - Museu de Arte Contemporânea, Porto. Acquired , 2008
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Born in 1958, Mortsel, Belgium
Petrus & Paulus, 1998
Oil on canvas
118 x 86 cm
Coll. Fundação de Serralves - Museu de Arte Contemporânea, Porto. Acquired , 2000
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Born in 1958, Mortsel, Belgium
Oberammergau, 1999
Synthetic paint on vynil e helium
Ø 210 cm
Coll. Fundação de Serralves - Museu de Arte Contemporânea, Porto. Acquired , 2009
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Born in 1935, Lisbon, Portugal
Sem título, 1995
Pastel on paper mounted on aluminium
160 x 120 cm
Private collection on long-term loan to, em depósito na Fundação de Serralves - Museu de Arte Contemporânea, Porto. Deposit, 2003
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Born in 1981, Tehran, Iran
Flashlight in mouth, 2013
Oil on canvas
40,7 x 35,6 cm
Coll. Fundação de Serralves - Museu de Arte Contemporânea, Porto. Acquired , 2013
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Born in 1977, London, United Kingdom
Some Distance From Now, 2013
Oil on canvas
140 x 120 cm
Col. Valeria e Gregorio Napoleone, Londres Coll. Valeria and Gregorio Napoleone, London
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Born in 1953, Trancoso, Portugal
Catálogo, 1998
Acrylic and collage on canvas
31 x 36,5 cm
Coll. Fundação de Serralves - Museu de Arte Contemporânea, Porto. Gift of the artist , 2006
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Born in 1977, Glasgow, United Kingdom
Alhambra Motifs I, 2013
Oil on canvas
340 x 360 cm
Cortesia Galerie Micheline Szwajcer, Antuérpia Courtesy Galerie Micheline Szwajcer, Antwerp
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Born in 1957, Cherven Briag, Bulgaria
Enlightened by the Decisions, 1986
Charcoal, graphite and red chalk on paper (7 elements). Ed 1/3
71 x 95 cm (cada/each)
Coll. Fundação de Serralves - Museu de Arte Contemporânea, Porto. Acquired , 2013
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Born in 1976, Gdansk, Poland
Fryzjer, 2013
Glazed ceramic
35 x 27 x 23 cm
Coll. Fundação de Serralves - Museu de Arte Contemporânea, Porto. Acquired , 2013
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Born in 1967, Chbanieh, Lebanon
Preface to the Seventh Edition _ I - VI, 2012
Archival inkjet print mounted on aluminium Dibond (6 elements)
73,7 x 110,5 cm (cada/each)
Coll. Fundação de Serralves - Museu de Arte Contemporânea, Porto. Acquired , 2013
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Born in 1940, Washington, Arkansas, USA
Time heals all wounds, 1995
Free standing frames with colour photographs (2 elements) Unique print
125 x 190 cm (cada / each)
Cortesia Galerie Wien Lukatsch, Berlim Courtesy Galerie Wien Lukatsch, Berlin
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Born in 1947, Lisbon, Portugal
Waiters, 1986
Gelatin silver print on paper (25 elements)
Dimensões variáveis / Variable dimensions
Coll. Peter Meeker, on long-term loan to Fundação de Serralves - Museu de Arte Contemporânea, Porto. Deposit, 2000
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Born in 1955, Lisbon, Portugal
Fim (Série "Macau"), 1999
Gelatin silver print mounted on aluminium (13 elements)
75 x 115 cm (cada/each)
Coll. Peter Meeker, on long-term loan to Fundação de Serralves - Museu de Arte Contemporânea, Porto. Deposit, 2003

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