Urban Art Guide to Vhils in Lisbon

Guia de Arte Urbana de Vhils em Lisboa

Who is it Vhils?
Large -scale murals and smaller work on wooden doors and panelsAlexandre Farto, also known asVhils, combines detailed figuration with a process where it rips the surfaces to drill or with chemicals to create their images (predominantly portraits). With this subtractive process,VhilsIt combines elements of painting and sculpture and reflects on how the built environment absorbs changes and social development.VhilsHe studied at Central Saint Martins and improved his practice in the graffiti world. In his studio creates engravings, paintings and posters. Vhils He has exposed in several cities around the world and has produced collaborations with various institutions, including the EDP Foundation in Lisbon, Center Pompidou, Barbican Center, Cafa Art Museum and the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego. Discover the spaces in the port where there are murals ofVhils.

1. Portrait of Marielle Franco (1979-2018)
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Brave Walls | Amnesty International
Lisbon, Portugal
SEPTEMBER 2018
Location: Panoramic Monsanto, Bela Vista Road

2.Undredogs Public Art Program

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Collab Piece with Shepard Fairey
Lisbon, Portugal
July 2017
Location: 39, Lisbon Street, Lisbon

3. Structure, 2017
Piece Celebrating The 43rd Anniversary of the 25 April 1974 Carnation Revolution

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Lisbon, Portugal
April 2017
Location: Official Residence of the Prime Minister of Portugal
Press Street to Star, 4, Lisbon

4. Center for Innovation and Competitiveness | GS1 Portugal Headquarters

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Lisbon, Portugal
November 2016
Location: 

5. “Sidewalk” - Tribute Piece to the Late Fado Diva Amália Rodrigues


June 2015
Location: 42 Street Street, Lisbon

6. Project Memory - Dona Maria II National Theater

Vhils | Magazine | P55.artLisbon, Portugal
SEPTEMBER 2014
Location: Dom Pedro IV Square, Lisbon

7. “Dissection” Solo Exhibition 

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June 2014
Location: Avenida de Brasilia, Lisbon
Status: Destroyed

8. “Dissection” Solo Exhibition

Vhils | Magazine | P55.artLisbon, Portugal
June 2014
Location: Avenida da India, 28, Lisbon
Status: Destroyed

9. UnderDogs Public Art Program

Vhils | Magazine | P55.artCollab Piece with pixelpancho
Lisbon, Portugal
November 2013
Location: Avenida Infante Dom Henrique, Tabaco Garden Pier, Lisbon
Status: Destroyed

10. “Diorama” Solo Exhibition 

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May 2012
Location: Padre Carlos dos Santos Street, Furnas neighborhood, Lisbon
Status: Destroyed

11. “Diorama” Solo Exhibition 

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May 2012
Location: Avenida Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon
 

12. Crono Festival

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February 2011
Location: Cascais Street, Lisbon
Status: Destroyed

13. Video Shoot for Ear Negra's “M.I.R.I.A.M.” music video + “debris” art videos

 

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Silver Arm Factory
Lisbon, Portugal
December 2010
Location: Rua Fábrica do Braço de Prata 1, Lisbon

14. VSP 2009 Group Exhibition 

Vhils | Magazine | P55.artLisbon, Portugal
November 2009
Location: Gaivotas 8 Street, Lisbon

15. Silver Arm - With Dirty Cop (Left) and Mar (Right) 

Vhils | Magazine | P55.artLisbon, Portugal
January 2009
Location: Rua do Mar, Lisbon
Status: Destroyed

16. “Building 3 Steps” Exhibition 

 

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Promontório Gallery Architects
Lisbon, Portugal
SEPTEMBER 2006
Location: Rua War Material 10, Lisbon

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