7 Exhibitions to Visit in Lisbon during the month of April

7 Exposições a Visitar em Lisboa durante o mês de Abril

1.Through a Different Lens - Stanley Kubrick Photographs
Cascais Cultural Center, Cascais until 05/22/2022
For the first time, in Portugal we can see the photographer facet of the famous North American filmmaker Stanley Kubrick. The exhibition at the Centro Cultural de Cascais is curated by Sean Corcoran and Donald Albrecht and is based on the archives of the Museum of the City of New York. There are 130 photographs, many of them never published, as well as reports by the filmmaker as a young photographer in Look magazine, a publication in which the director of A Clockwork Orange (1971) and The Shining (1980) started working at just 17 years old. Before arriving in Cascais, the exhibition passed through Trieste, Italy.

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2.What this has come to: a retrospective of Hugo van der Ding
Bordalo Pinheiro Museum until 05/15/2022
Hugo van der Ding became known for the cartoons of The Mischievous Maid, shared on social networks, and for the creation of other cartoon characters. Today, he is a published author and one of the voices of Manhãs da 3, on Antena 3. In this show, on display in the Parodia Room of the Bordalo Pinheiro Museum until May 15th, we find a set of original drawings, silkscreen prints, ceramics and even a paper sculpture of his own.

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3.Unknown Territories: Women's Creativity in Portuguese Modern and Contemporary Ceramics (1950-2020)
National Tile Museumuntil 06/26/2022
At the Museu Nacional do Azulejo, the silence about the history of the great Portuguese potters is broken. Until June 2022, the corridors of the convent in Lisbon are filled with works by Lurdes Castro,Vieira da SilvaorJoana Vasconcelos, among other Portuguese authors who contributed to the development of ceramics from the post-war period to the present.

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4. Tony Conrad
Culturgest until 07/3/2022
On a tour of Europe, Portugal is the last stop of the show that showcases the work of Tony Conrad (1940-2016), a renowned name in the field of experimental cinema and beyond. There are paintings, films, installations and objects by the American artist, the “superstar that hardly anyone knows about” and one of the godfathers of The Velvet Underground, to see at Culturgest.

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5.Gérard Fromanger. the splendor
Berardo Collection Museum, Belém until 05/29/2022
"For Gérard, colors are people. With the same diversity, with personality, with the same light". Éric Corne's words provide the indispensable pair of lenses needed to tour the exhibition "Gérard Fromanger. O Esplendor", at the Museu Coleção Berardo, the first of the French painter in Portugal and the first retrospective since his death in June last year. . Friend and curator, he praises the author who reflected on politics and society, who looked at the streets of Paris as an observatory of 20th century western experiences.There are more than 60 paintings, organized into 26 series. In about six decades of creation, which broke out in the hot climate of the social and political movements of the 1960s, Fromanger focused on the present, without reservations or taboos. Painting, an assumed weapon and whose role was questioned over the years, was the support he maintained until the end, often in technical combination with photography, master of a distorted figurativism of social realism.

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6. Casa das Histórias CollectionPaula Rego
Paula Regois the most recognized contemporary Portuguese artist in the world. In “House of Stories CollectionPaula Rego”, several of his paintings, drawings and engravings are presented, including some pieces never before seen publicly, such as O cerco (1976). The exhibition, which spans seven rooms in the monographic museum dedicated to the artist, is open until June 2022.

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7. Europe Oxalá
Gulbenkian Foundation Main Gallery until 08/22/2022
Twenty-one European visual artists with family origins in the former colonies in Africa reflect on their heritage, memories and identities. This is the starting point for the exhibition that occupies the Main Gallery of the Gulbenkian Foundation, and which includes 60 works of painting, drawing, sculpture, film, photography and installation.

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