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This exhibition combines works by two of Belgium’s most important artists: Marcel Broodthaers (1924, Brussels - 1976, Cologne, Germany) and Luc Tuymans (1958, Mortsel, Belgium). Although belonging to different generations, and p...
Ana Vieira (Coimbra, 1940—2016, Lisbon) is one of the most relevant Portuguese artists from the period spanning the 1960s to today. The Serralves Collection includes works from the artist in various media — objects, installati...
Since 2015, the Serralves Foundation has illuminated the Serralves Park during summer nights. This year’s edition of There’s Light on the Park features a special participation by the artist, João Paulo Feliciano.João Paulo F...
This exhibition proposes a three-party conversation: It involves Go Hasegawa & Associates, based in Tokyo; OFFICE Kersten Geers and David Van Severen based in Brussels; and the history of architecture.This conversation is at the c...
Contemporary Projects: Martine Sysms presents Lessons I-CLXXX is an ongoing, incomplete video work composed of thirty-second clip – a cumulative poem whose structure evolves at random. Snapshots of disconnected experiences and s...
A. R. Penck; Adrian Piper; Albuquerque Mendes; Alexandre Estrela; Ana Jotta; André Sousa; Antoni Muntadas; Antoni Tàpies; António Barros; António Sena; Artur Barrio; Blinky Palermo; Bruce Nauman; Chris Burden; Christer Stromho...
Following the presentation of ‘The Sonnabend Collection. Half a Century of American and European Art. Part I’ in 2016, the Serralves Museum of Contemporary Art presents a major exhibition devoted to the Sonnabend Collection, ...
The artistic practice of Dayana Lucas (Caracas, Venezuela, 1987) is based on daily drawing. She views drawing as something which is experienced through the body, and her work highlights the importance of the associated process, ge...
Manuel Marques de Aguiar (1927–2015), an architect, urban planner, urban manager and landscape designer belongs to a generation of architects from Porto for whom drawing is a privileged tool of thought. Born in Trás-os-Montes, ...
ÁLVARO LAPA: ALL OF TIME DE 2018-02-08 a 2018-05-20
The exhibition ‘Álvaro Lapa: No tempo todo’ will be the most comprehensive retrospective to date of the influential Portuguese artist Álvaro Lapa (Évora, 1939 — Porto, 2006). A writer and self-taught artist, Lapa studied ...
John Divola, Trisha Donnelly, António Júlio Duarte, Ângela Ferreira, Christine Sun Kim, Ana Manso, Nick Mauss, Miguel Palma, Victor Pires Vieira, Ana Santos, Sarkis, Monir Sharoudy Farmanfaimaian, Wolfgang Tillmans, YonamineTh...
WORK IN PROGRESS DE 2018-01-25 a 2018-07-29
In the context of the Architecture 3.0 project - Promotion of New InternationaliSation Models, the Serralves Foundation identified the need to encourage the development of architectural solutions that will help overcome the lack o...
MARISA MERZ: THE SKY IS A GREAT SPACE DE 2018-01-19 a 2018-04-22
In January 2018 the Serralves Museum of Contemporary Art presents ‘The Sky is a Great Space’, a retrospective of Italian painter, sculptor and installation artist Marisa Merz (b. 1926, Turin, Italy). Organized by the Hammer Mu...
Over the next few weeks the Serralves Museum will display two works recently acquired for the Serralves Contemporary Art Collection: Angela Bulloch's Heavy Metal Stack of Six and Tris Vonna-Michell's A Watermark: Capitol C...
Angela Bulloch is part of a generation of British Artists that emerged in the late 1980s. Bulloch’s work addresses systems that structure social behaviour and play with the ways in which we construct and interpret information. H...
NOVO BANCO REVELATION 2017: TIAGO MADALENO DE 2017-10-17 a 2018-01-07
From October 17, the Serralves Museum and NOVO BANCO present an exhibition of works by Tiago Madaleno, winner of the 2017 edition of the NOVO BANCO REVELATION Prize. The Prize is an initiative of NOVO BANCO and the Serralves ...
Daniel Steegmann Mangrané was born in Barcelona in 1977 and has lived in Rio de Janeiro since 2004. In 2015 he was selected by Artnet News as one of the "50 Most Exciting Artists in Europe Today”. He is the eighth artist in the...
The exhibition "First View: Artist’s albums in the Serralves Collection" presents a carefully chosen selection of albums and portfolios from artist’s publications, acquired between 1990 and 2014. These albums or portfolios inc...
A project by Cabrita Reis with Jorge Pinheiro‘D'après Fibonacci and the world out there’ brings together paintings, drawings and sculptures by the influential Portuguese artist Jorge Pinheiro (Coimbra, 1931). The exhibiti...
Gabriel Abrantes, Jonathas de Andrade, Sonia Andrade, Cecilia Bengolea / Jeremy Deller, Alicia Barney, Lourdes Castro, Öyvind Fahlström, Priscila Fernandes, Carla Filipe, Leon Hirszman, Grada Kilomba, Lais Myrrha, Vídeo nas Ald...
NICK MAUSS: INTRICATE OTHERS DE 2017-06-22 a 2017-09-24
For his first solo exhibition in Portugal, New York-based artist Nick Mauss (b. 1980) has produced new work in response to an extended encounter with the Serralves Villa. Installed within and against the unique architectural a...
The exhibition "PHOTOstructuralism" will introduce visitors to a wide range of conceptual approaches associated to the use of photographs as formal elements in artists’ publications and books.The exhibition will be grouped aroun...
Occupying the central gallery and rooms of the left wing of the Museum, this important exhibition presents 20 years of paintings and drawings by Julie Mehretu (Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 1970) - from 1996 to the present day. Mehretu i...
SERRALVES COLLECTION: 1960-1980 DE 2017-05-08 a 2018-01-21
"Serralves Collection: 1960-1980” marks the visible and permanent presence of the Serralves Collection in the Serralves Museum as part of a dynamic programme of changing displays. The inaugural display presents works by Portugue...
Gordon Matta-Clark (1943-1978) is one of the most influential artists of the 1970s, whose work has continued to be a noted influence of both architects and visual artists since. SPLITTING, CUTTING, WRITING, DRAWING, EATING…GORDO...
Álvaro Siza Vieira is perhaps the most poetic and rigorous master of contemporary architecture. His imagination was first captivated by the Alhambra in the 1940s, during family travels, that engendered his seminal introductions t...
CONTEMPORARY PROJECTS - ANA MANSO: YO-YO DE 2017-02-23 a 2017-05-07
"Yo-yo" is Ana Manso’s first solo exhibition in a museum. It features recent paintings by the young Portuguese painter and two murals produced directly on the walls of the Serralves Museum of Contemporary Art’ Contemporary Gal...
PHILIPPE PARRENO: A TIME COLOURED SPACE DE 2017-02-04 a 2017-05-07
The Serralves Museum of Contemporary Art presents A Time Coloured Space, a major exhibition by French artist Philippe Parreno, his first in Portugal. Curated by the Director of the Museum, Suzanne Cotter, the exhibition will span ...
NOVO BANCO REVELATION 2016: ANDREIA SANTANA DE 2016-11-24 a 2017-02-12
The NOVO BANCO REVELATION award is an initiative of the NOVO BANCO in partnership with the Serralves Foundation that has already distinguished 39 artists. It aims to encourage artistic creation and production by talented young Por...
MICHAEL KREBBER: THE LIVING WEDGE DE 2016-10-15 a 2017-01-15
Michael Krebber (Cologne, Germany, 1954) is one of the most influential contemporary painters working today. Exploring the continual exhaustion, withdrawal, engagement and renewal of painting, the artist’s practice is deeply emb...

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