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Exhibitions
Works from the Serralves Collection DE 2014-09-23 a 2014-10-19
Liam Gillick, Charlotte Posenenske, Haegue Yang, Amalia PicaThe works presented in this gallery use abstraction to evoke ideas of collectivity and participation, and as a means to propose alternative modes of perception. In each w...
MARWAN: Early Works 1962-1972 DE 2014-07-11 a 2014-10-12
‘Marwan: Early Works 1962-1972’ presents over 140 paintings and works on paper produced between 1962 and 1972 by the celebrated Syrian painter Marwan. The exhibition reflects the ambition of the programme of the Serralves Mu...
ARTchitecture DE 2014-07-05 a 2015-01-11
The relationships between art and architecture can be the object of infinite declensions: the experiments carried out by Soviet constructivists and suprematists and, later on, by minimalist and conceptual artists, are but two exam...
‘Histories’ is a three-part exhibition drawn from the Serralves Collection, highlighting the importance of narrative in recent art making. Marking the 15th anniversary of the opening of the Serralves Museum of Contempora...
This year's edition of the Sonae Project addresses the history of the sculptures in Serralves Park and introduces the work by leading international contemporary artists. The artist, Nairy Baghramian, who lives and works in Ber...
‘Histories’ is a three-part exhibition drawn from the Serralves Collection, highlighting the importance of narrative in recent art making. Marking the 15th anniversary of the opening of the Serralves Museum of Contemporary Ar...
Artist publishing has offered space for artists to create, distribute and exchange their work freely and independently. Crossing the boundaries between research, production and criticism as well as between documentary and fiction,...
MIRA SCHENDEL DE 2014-03-01 a 2014-06-24
The first major exhibition of Mira Schendel (Zurich, 1919?São Paulo, 1988) in Portugal assembles over 200 paintings, sculptures and drawings, some of them on view for the first time. A unique opportunity to review such a singular...
Free entrance.The first major exhibition of Mira Schendel (Zurich, 1919?São Paulo, 1988) in Portugal assembles over 200 paintings, sculptures and drawings, some of them on view for the first time. A unique opportunity to revi...
12 CONTEMPORARIES: PRESENT STATES DE 2014-02-15 a 2014-05-11
Gabriel Abrantes, Sónia Almeida, Pedro Barateiro, Sérgio Carronha, Mauro Cerqueira, Priscila Fernandes, Carla Filipe, Pedro Lagoa, Nuno da Luz, Ana Santos, André Sousa, !Von Calhau!An exhibition featuring twelve eme...
BES Revelação 2013 AWARD DE 2013-11-26 a 2014-01-26
The BES Revelação Award, a joint initiative between the Serralves Foundation and the Banco Espírito Santo, has made an outstanding contribution towards projecting new talent in Portuguese photography over the past nine years. T...
Cildo Meireles DE 2013-11-15 a 2014-01-26
This exhibition by Cildo Meireles (Rio de Janeiro, 1948), which presents large-scale installations and works conceived and produced between 1969 and 2013, is a rare occasion to survey the oeuvre of one of the most relevant artists...
Ahlam Shibli: Phantom Home DE 2013-11-15 a 2014-02-09
The photographic work of Ahlam Shibli (Palestine, 1970) addresses the loss of home and the fight against that loss, but also the restrictions and limitations that the idea of home imposes on individuals and groups marked by repres...
Brazilian Artists and Concrete Poetry DE 2013-11-15 a 2014-03-04
A selection initially compiled by E.M. de Melo e Castro, visual poet and author of numerous theoretical works on this subject, on display in Serralves. The selection of works is representative of these "avant-garde artists of the ...
Free entrance.This exhibition by Cildo Meireles (Rio de Janeiro, 1948), which presents large-scale installations and works conceived and produced between 1969 and 2013, is a rare occasion to survey the oeuvre of one of the most re...
Free entrance.The photographic work of Ahlam Shibli (Palestine, 1970) addresses the loss of home and the fight against that loss, but also the restrictions and limitations that the idea of home imposes on individuals and groups ma...
The exhibition 'Music and Words: Works from the Serralves Collection' offers an itinerary through the Serralves Collection, encompassing works that, although created in different historic and geographic contexts, all incor...
SERRALVES COLLECTION IN THE VILLA DE 2013-07-26 a 2013-09-13
Designed and built between 1925 and 1944, Serralves Villa is considered to be the most notable and best preserved art deco building Portugal, which led it to be listed as a Building of Public Interest in 1996 and as a National Mon...
MEL BOCHNER: IF THE COLOUR CHANGES DE 2013-07-12 a 2013-10-27
After having his work presented in ‘Circa 1968’, the inaugural exhibition of the Serralves Museum, American artist Mel Bochner now returns to Portugal with an important survey of his work, ‘If The Colour Changes’. Mel Boc...
Nothing is whiter than the memory of white. Yasujiro OzuIn the history of art making, colour has traditionally been used to accentuate the representation of subjects. The present exhibition, ‘Journey to the End of Colour’, r...
ALEXANDRE ESTRELA: 1/2 CONCRETO DE 2013-06-29 a 2013-09-29
Alexandre Estrela (b. Lisbon, 1971) has persistently interrogated the potential of the moving image and the devices through which it is captured and presented. By exploiting unexpected associations between image, sound and structu...
This display drawn from the Serralves Collection brings to light a selection of paintings, sculptures and works on paper. Createdby artists in Portugal and internationally between the 1960s and the present day, the works have be...
‘Me and art are not sure of who we are but we certainly belong to each other, and that is all we need to live.’Alberto Carneiro Alberto Carneiro (São Mamede do Coronado, 1937) is one of the artists who opened up new paths o...
SERRALVES COLLECTION: RECENT WORKS DE 2013-03-15 a 2013-06-10
Gerardo Burmester, Marcelo Cidade, Pedro Cabrita Reis, José Pedro Croft, Carla Filipe, Rita McBride, Charlotte Moth, Paulo Nozolino, Damián Ortega, João Penalva, Fernando José Pereira, Ana Maria Tavares, Guy Tillim...
JORGE MARTINS: THE SUBSTANCE OF TIME DE 2013-03-15 a 2013-06-10
"Art is faster than theory."‘Drawing is seeing in the dark."Jorge MartinsJorge Martins’ artistic career (Lisbon, 1940) began in the 1960s. Consistently faithful to the fields of painting and drawing, his oeuvre reflects his ex...
ARCHIVE. ALBERTO CARNEIRO DE 2013-03-02 a 2013-06-24
This exhibition - the first within a series that brings together a work from the Serralves Collection and materials from Serralves’ documentation archive and artist's books - is dedicated to Alberto Carneiro. Operação...
The second edition of the Sonae/Serralves Project invited Patricia Dauder (Barcelona, 1973) and Carlos Bunga (Porto, 1976). In the course of a residency in Porto, both artists produced original works that will be displayed at the ...
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BES REVELATION 2012 DE 2012-11-30 a 2013-03-31
The 2012 BES Revelação Award presents in its latest edition projects by Mariana Caló & Francisco Queimadela, Diana Carvalho, Tiago Casanova and Joana Escoval. The Jury of this 8th edition was constituted by Alessandro Rabottin...
JULIÃO SARMENTO: WHITE NIGHTS DE 2012-11-24 a 2013-03-03
On November 23, the Serralves Museum of Contemporary Art will open the world’s largest-ever retrospective exhibition of the work of Julião Sarmento (Lisbon, 1948). Over the last four decades, Julião Sarmento's work has ach...

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