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Exhibitions
Nedko Solakov (1957, b. Cherven Briag. Lives and works in Sofia, in Bulgaria) is one of the leading artists in the contemporary art scene - as confirmed by his involvement in a recent major project in the 13th edition of Documenta...
Marijke van Warmerdam (b. Niewer-Amstel, Holland, 1959; lives and works in Amsterdam and Karlsruhe). Since the 1980's and in a unique manner, she has explored new possibilities of formal and conceptual expression combining fil...
The Serralves Villa will be the venue for a reinterpretation of two mixed media pieces by Ernesto de Sousa: Almada, Um Nome de Guerra [Almada, A Name of War] and Nós Não Estamos Algures [We Are Not Somewhere]. Developed during t...
In 1977, Ernesto de Sousa organized one of the most epoch-making exhibitions of the twentieth century in Portugal: ‘Alternativa Zero’. In 1997, in recognition of the exhibition’s historical significance and of its unparallel...
The work of Christian Boltanski (Paris, 1944) ? one of the most renowned French artists of the second half of the twentieth century ? combines memories and experiences, both fictional and real, that gain shape as objects, written ...
MY BEDROOM HAS NO WALLS DE 2012-05-18 a 2012-09-30
The project for schools during the 2011-2012 academic year, is entitled "Bedroom, Place of refuge, identity and evasion”. The project suggests drawing closer to the individual’s universe, via the most intimate space within the...
DE 2012-04-20 a 2012-04-29
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This is the first exhibition in Portugal of French artist Mathieu Kleyebe Abonnenc (Paris, French Guiana, 1977). With a particular interest in the liberation movements of the former Portuguese colonies, namely Cape Verde and Guine...
The oeuvre of Artur Barrio (Porto, 1945) is surprising in the way in which the artist constructs ephemeral situations where the experience of art and life subverts the place for the presentation of the artwork as well as the condi...
RICARDO VALENTIM - GROWTH AND CULTURE DE 2012-04-14 a 2012-07-08
Ricardo Valentim (Loulé, 1978) is a Portuguese artist who has been living in New York for the last eight years. This exhibition will constitute the first opportunity for the Portuguese public to confront the full extent of ...
LOCUS SOLUS. IMPRESSIONS OF RAYMOND ROUSSEL DE 2012-03-24 a 2012-07-01
Multimedia tour now available for this exhibition! 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. The multim...
The Serralves Foundation and Samsung set a challenge for the artist, João Paulo Feliciano, to create an artistic project that would engage the general public via an interactive initiative using technological resources: smartphone...
BES REVELAÇÃO DE 2011-11-30 a 2012-03-04
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NOT AGAIN. EDUARDO BATARDA DE 2011-11-26 a 2012-03-25
Eduardo Batarda’s work constitutes a challenge: how to interpret painting and its images, references and comments? ‘Outra vez não. Eduardo Batarda’, featured at the Museu de Arte Contemporânea de Serralves, is an opportuni...
DE 2011-11-19 a 2011-12-22
Free entrance.The opening of this exhibition will occur on the 19th November, 10 p.m., at the Instituto Araújo Porto. The entrance is free. Follow the link to know more about this project http://projectosonae.serralves.pt Fo...
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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