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Exhibitions

Exhibitions
Works by Patrícia Almeida and David-Alexandre Guéniot, Karl Holmqvist, Janice Kerbel, Sara McKillop, Kristen Mueller, León Muñoz-Santini, Preston is My Paris, Simon Popper, Erik Steinbrecher, Fritz Welch, Nicole Wermers.‘Ev...
JOAN MIRÓ: MATERIALITY AND METAMORPHOSIS DE 2016-10-01 a 2017-06-04
The exhibition ‘Joan Miró: Materiality and Metamorphosis’ is based on the collection of 84 works by Miró, owned by the Portuguese State. This important exhibition is curated by Robert Lubar Messeri, a leading world expert in...
Artists in the exhibitionSónia Almeida, Leonor Antunes, Pedro Barateiro, Pedro Cabrita Reis, Alberto Carneiro, André Cepeda, Mauro Cerqueira, Bruno Cidra, Pedro Henriques, José Loureiro, Jorge Molder, Musa paradisiaca, Jorge Q...
Contemporary Projects: Rachel Rose DE 2016-09-16 a 2016-11-13
A Minute Ago, 201416 SEP - OCT 2016Everything and More, 201518 OCT - 13 NOV 2016‘Contemporary Projects: Rachel Rose’ presents two recent works by the New York-based artist, that will be presented to the public in two different...
TRISHA DONNELLY DE 2016-07-01 a 2016-09-10
The second of a new exhibition programme which reaffirms the historic art deco building of Serralves Villas as a privileged location for artists. This will be the first exhibition in Portugal of the work of the American artist, Tr...
From 2016 onwards the Serralves Foundation, the Canadian Centre for Architecture of Montréal and the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation in Lisbon, will be the guardians of a considerable portion of the archive of Álvaro Siza Vieira ...
SILVESTRE PESTANA: TECHNO-FORM DE 2016-05-26 a 2016-09-25
Silvestre Pestana (1949, Funchal, Madeira) is one of the most radical and least known figures in Portuguese contemporary art. A poet, artist, and performer, Pestana has created a singular body of work in a variety of media since t...
GIORGIO GRIFFA: QUASI TUTTO DE 2016-05-14 a 2016-09-04
‘His art deserves a place in the global history of abstraction.’Roberta Smith, The New York TimesSerralves Museum of Contemporary Art presents the first large-scale museum survey of the paintings and drawings of Giorgio Griffa...
The artistic practice of Mariana Caló (1984, Viana do Castelo) and Francisco Queimadela (1985, Coimbra) encompasses video, Super 8 and 16 mm film, slides, paintings and drawings, generally presented as organized visual environmen...
The Serralves Museum of Contemporary Art presents a major exhibition devoted to the Sonnabend Collection. At a time when the Serralves Museum is devoting increasing attention to its Collection of Portuguese and international art, ...
For his first exhibition in Portugal, Wolfgang Tillmans (1968, Remscheid, Germany) continues to expand the possibilities for the reception of his oeuvre through a radical repositioning of its multiple dimensions. At Serralves, he ...
LIAM GILLICK: CAMPAIGN DE 2016-01-28 a 2017-01-08
AN EXHIBITION IN FOUR MOMENTSThis first exhibition in Portugal of influential New York-based British artist Liam Gillick (1964, Aylesbury, UK) results from a series of site visits to the Serralves Museum of Contemporary Art made s...
Que sais-je? is the world's most famous pocket encyclopaedia. Founded in 1941, this collection of books is designed to introduce the general public into a wide variety of different areas. Since it was founded in 1941 it has pu...
NOVO BANCO REVELATION 2015: BRUNO ZHU DE 2015-11-20 a 2016-01-31
NOVO BANCO Revelation is an initiative of NOVO BANCO, in partnership with the Serralves Foundation, that aims to encourage artistic creation and production by young Portuguese photographers, based on a strategy of dissemination, l...
‘Helena Almeida: My work is my body, my body is my work’ exhibits the work of renowned Portuguese artist Helena Almeida (Lisbon, 1934), surveying her work in painting, photography, video and drawing over nearly five decades. T...
The São Paulo Biennial was initiated in 1951 and is the second oldest art biennial in the world, after the Venice Biennial, which was set up in 1885 and served as its model. The biennial serves to bring Brazilian art closer to an...
In November 2008, Tacita Dean filmed the choreographer Merce Cunningham [1919–2009] and his company as they rehearsed over three days in an industrial building that had once housed an old Ford assembly line in Richmond, Californ...
DÉJÀ-VU. REPETITION AND DIFFERENCE DE 2015-09-26 a 2016-01-03
This exhibition will reveal an until now untreated theme in the field of artists' publications: the fascinating conjunctions between the phenomenons of trivial products of the everyday life and art works. In the confrontation ...
Since the second half of the 20th century, we have lived under the shadow of two clouds: the mushroom cloud of the atomic bomb, and the ‘cloud’ of distributed information networks. How did the central metaphor of cold war para...
YTO BARRADA: SALON MAROCAIN DE 2015-06-10 a 2015-09-20
‘Salon Marocain’ is the first solo exhibition in Portugal of the work of the Paris-born Moroccan artist Yto Barrada. The exhibition inaugurates a new annual exhibition programme in the Serralves Villa in which artists are invi...
Starting in the late 1950s, KWY Group gave a major contribute to the opening up of Portuguese art to the international context and the launching of a keen interest for the new figurative languages that, under the aegis of post-war...
SERRALVES VILLA: THE CLIENT AS ARCHITECT DE 2015-05-23 a 2015-09-06
In 1925, Carlos Alberto Cabral inherited a house with a chapel and gardens at Serralves, a rural hamlet midway between the centre of Porto and Matosinhos. With the constant support of his architect, José Marques da Silva, h...
MONIKA SOSNOWSKA: ARCHITECTONISATION DE 2015-02-20 a 2015-05-31
The Serralves Museum of Contemporary Art presents a major survey of the sculptural works of Monika Sosnowska (Ryki, Poland, 1972). This is the first exhibition in Portugal devoted to the artist’s work and reflects the Museum’s...
SALOMÉ LAMAS: PARAFICTION DE 2015-02-20 a 2015-05-03
20 FEB - 15 MAR: Terra de Ninguém [No Man’s Land], 201219 MAR - 12 APR: Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, 201315 APR - 03 MAY: Mount Ananea (5853), 2015 (première)Salomé Lamas (Lisbon, 1987) is a researcher and filmma...
Spring: 06 Feb - 26 Apr 2015Summer: 29 Apr - 13 Sep 2015Vasco Araújo, Richard Artschwager, Herbert Brandl, Stanley Brouwn, Fernando Calhau, Alberto Carneiro, Lourdes Castro, Rui Chafes, Luisa Cunha, Charles Darwin, Jan Dibbets, F...
OSKAR HANSEN: OPEN FORM DE 2015-01-30 a 2015-05-03
Devoted to the practice of Polish architect, urban planner, theorist and pedagogue Oskar Hansen (Helsinki, 1922 ? Warsaw, 2005), this exhibition traces the evolution of his theory of Open Form from its origins in his own architect...
This is the first major exhibition on SAAL [Local Ambulatory Support Service], an architectural and political project created just months after the April 1974 Revolution in Portugal. This merging of architecture and the needs of u...
THE OTOLITH GROUP: NOVAYA ZEMLYA DE 2014-11-01 a 2015-01-11
The Serralves Museum of Contemporary Art presents the first exhibition of the work of The Otolith Group in Portugal, as part of its new "Contemporary Projects” series. The exhibition title, Novaya Zemlya, Russian for ‘New...
In the context of a competition, projects by four national artists were selected by an international jury. The artists were awarded production grants and the opportunity to have their works displayed in the Serralves Museum. This ...
Serralves Museum of Contemporary Art presents "Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian: Infinite Possibility. Mirror Works and Drawings 1974-2014”, the first museum survey of geometric mirror works and drawings by the celebrated Iranian ...

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