Contemporary art, architecture, photography and much more is what Lisbon has to offer in several exhibitions taking place across the city, here’s the list:
1 – Summer Guests ( Museu Calouste Gulbenkian)
Summer Guests brings contemporary artists to the Museum, proposing new exhibition contexts that
highlight cross-cutting and unexpected relationships and formal or conceptual proximity of works from different eras.
2 –Eduardo Souto de Moura Continuity (Centro Cultural de Belém)
Winner at the 10thIbero-American Bienal of Achitectureand Urbanism this year, Eduardo Souto de Moura is anessential figure in the current architectural landscape, whose recognition at a national and international level is indicative of the influences and models which have accompanied him and the options and paths he has chosen in his work, and where symbolism and analogy have played a fundamental role in the architectural compositions of this Porto native.
3 – Shadows, Masks and Puppets from the Museu da Marioneta Collection (Cordoaria Nacional)
Four visual artists – António Viana, Francisco Tropa, Jorge Queiroz e Susanne Themlitz – were invited to work with pieces found in the four main areas of the Museum collection: shadows, masks, puppets and Portuguese puppets in particular. The outcome leads the visitor on a journey through scenarios where puppets take on new roles, integrating and interacting with the pieces created by each guest artist, without diluting their cultural significance as markers of the long and wide-ranging history of puppet theatre.
4 – Terry O’Neill – Faces of the Stars (Centro Comercial Colombo)
Part of the 6th edition of the project “Art Came to Colombo” the exhibition of the British photographer brings together 50 portraits of stars on the rise such as David Bowie, The Beatles, Brigitte Bardot, Clint Eastwood, Harrison Ford and Amy Winehouse.
5 – Second Nature (Museu de Arte, Arquitectura e Tecnologia)
Bringing together half a century of works by 26 artists from different generations, Second Nature is the first in a series of overviews that the Museu de Arte, Arquitectura e Tecnologia dedicates to the collection of contemporary art of the EDP Foundation, while including debates about the natural world and its different interpretations.