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Exhibitions
THOMAS STRUTH: PHOTOGRAPHY 1978 - 2010 DE 2011-10-29 a 2012-02-26
Thomas Struth photographs invite us to re-examine the way we see art.Serralves and Samsung invite you to try a new way of visiting the Museum: ask for the Samsung Galaxy tablet in the Reception of the Museum, free of charge. ...
“From the page to the space: published paper sculptures” brings together over 90 artists who pioneered some of the 20th century’s most relevant artistic languages – Constructivism, Pop Art, Conceptual Art, New Realism, Flu...
Since the 1960s and 70s, Robert Morris (Kansas City, 1931) has played a pioneering role in changing the paradigms of contemporary artistic language. After moving to New York in 1959, Morris became one of the founders of the Judson...
LEONOR ANTUNES "VILLA, HOW TO USE" DE 2011-07-16 a 2011-10-02
Leonor Antunes (b. 1972, Lisbon) has lived and worked in Berlin since 2004. Over recent years, she has regularly exhibited her works in leading international museums and galleries. The current exhibition, held in Serralves Villa, ...
OFF THE WALL/FORA DA PAREDE DE 2011-05-21 a 2011-10-02
Between 21 May 2 and October, the Serralves Museum of Contemporary Art will feature the exhibition ‘Off the Wall’, organized by the Whitney Museum of American Art and curated by Chrissie Iles, co-curator of the 2004 and 2006 e...
JOSÉ BARRIAS: IN ITINERE DE 2011-04-16 a 2011-07-03
Since the 1970s, artist José Barrias (Lisbon, 1944) has been developing a body of work where fragments of visual narratives provide the articulation of an intimate memory with a memory of places and History. ‘In Itinere’ is a...
HENRI CHOPIN AND THE OU MAGAZINE DE 2011-04-02 a 2011-09-18
This exhibition, part of a series we started last year with ‘Ulises Carrión and His Bookshop’ (Other Books & So), is a homage to Carrión’s friend, artist Henri Chopin (1922–2008), pioneer of sound poetry, visual poet, es...
TRISHA BROWN DE 2011-03-26 a 2011-05-01
Dedicated to North-American dancer and choreographer, Trisha Brown, this exhibition presents an overview of the radical reinvention of dance in the 1960s and 1970s through video documents of some of Brown’s most emblematic works...
This exhibition features, for the first time, some of the works of António Areal, Jorge Queiroz and Paula Rego in the Collection of the Fundação de Serralves. The confrontation of these three universes, linked by the common thr...
DE 2011-01-29 a 2011-03-27
French artist Gil J Wolman (1929–1995) was a pioneer in the exploration of the intersection between text and image in the art of the twentieth century. ‘I am Immortal and Alive’ is the first extensive monographic exhibition ...
BES REVELATION DE 2010-11-27 a 2011-01-16
The sixth edition of BES Revelation – an award aimed at supporting young national creators, and a partnership between Banco Espírito Santo and the Serralves Foundation – has been granted to four young artists who operate in t...
TO THE ARTS, CITIZENS! DE 2010-11-21 a 2011-03-13
‘To the Arts, Citizens!’ focuses on some of the intersections between art and politics as manifested in our time by looking into issues such as activism, citizenship, memory, immigration, ideology, revolution, utopia, iconocla...
ON ART, CULTURE AND POLITICS: AN ARCHIVE DE 2010-11-20 a 2011-03-13
To complement the exhibitions "To the Arts, Citizens!" and "On the Margins of Art", the Serralves Library presents a selection of historical and contemporary publications that allow the public to access a large number of theoretic...
This exhibition attempts to summarise the current relationship between cinema and contemporary art galleries and museums. Visual artists’ interest in the cinema and the particularities of this visual regime led artists such as D...
DE 2010-09-11 a 2010-11-07
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GRAZIA TODERI DE 2010-07-24 a 2010-10-31
From July 23 to October 31, Serralves Museum presents an exhibition of recent works of Grazia Toderi - a contemporary artist who has adopted one of the most singular approaches to video and photography. Cityscapes are common in he...
“Returning Home” exhibits a set of works from the Serralves Foundation's Collection, specifically selected by the manner in which they question the domestic space, on the basis of mythologies of day-to-day life that descri...
MARLENE DUMAS - CONTRA O MURO DE 2010-07-03 a 2010-10-10
Marlene Dumas (1953, Cape Town) belongs to the generation of painters who emerged in the 1980s under labels such as ‘Wild Painting’. Her insistence on modes of figurative representation may be considered a reflection of that g...
PHOTOGRAPHY WITHOUT PHOTOGRAPHER DE 2010-05-22 a 2010-08-31
From the 1990s onwards, photography has been used as a tool by many visual artists, explored in all its myriad forms and formats. This development has been received enthusiastically by both the general public and the art market. S...
The video works of Dara Birnbaum (New York, 1946) are among the most infl uential and innovative contributions to the construction of a relationship between art and television. Birnbaum started making art that was politically and ...
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6º EDITION BES REVELATION - COMPETITION DE 2010-03-25 a 2010-06-30
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This exhibition is the first ever anthological collection of the works by Lourdes Castro and Manuel Zimbro — life partners and colleagues during over three decades.Lourdes Castro (Madeira, 1930) began her artistic career by expl...
DE 2010-02-27 a 2010-05-09
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SIX YEARS…AND AFTER DE 2009-12-12 a 2010-02-14
One of the great artistic revolutions of the 1960s was the dematerialization of the work of art. At that time, the artist began to develop an artistic approach in which the fetishistic aspect of the original work, as well as the d...
Guided tour exclusive for Friends12 DEC (Sat), 17:30, by Ricardo NicolauGuided Tours 16 JAN (Sat), 17:30, by Gabriela Vaz  Pinheiro23 JAN (Sat), 18:30, by Ricardo Nicolau...
BES REVELATION 2009 DE 2009-11-14 a 2010-03-07
Fifth edition of the contest promoted by Banco Espírito Santo. Every year an international jury selects young artists residing in Portugal who receive production support.Production:Serralves Foundation GUIDED TOUR EXCLUSIVE FO...
SERRALVES 2009 - "THE COLECTION" DE 2009-11-14 a 2010-03-07
The focus of the third stage of the exhibition ‘Serralves 2009’ falls upon forms of the multiple edition of the artwork such as artists’ books, sound and photography. A large part of the exhibition space is dedicated to the ...
Augusto Alves da Silva (b. 1963, Lisbon) is one of the key Portuguese artists to have emerged in the 1990s. Although working in various fields, he is renown above all as a photographer, having contributed with some of the most dis...
ONE SIZE, ONE CONCEPT, NUMEROUS IDEIAS DE 2009-09-12 a 2009-11-29
As in the case of the exhibition "Avant-garde Magazines", presented last year, we have sought in this case to emphasise a typical editorial process of the 1960s/1970s.Countless publishers have designed different series of publicat...

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