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“La bibliothèque en feu” (Painting by Vieira da Silva)

Calouste Gulbenkian Museum, Modern Collection, Lisbon, Portugal Material:Oil on canvas Collection: Calouste Gulbenkian Museum Inv.: 79PE96 ABOUT THE WORK In this work, Vieira da Silva addresses one of her favourite themes, that of the library. From early on in her career, various subjects periodically re-emerge – though in different forms rather than as part of…

Femme dans un fauteuil (Métamorphose) (1929) – Pablo Picasso (1881 – 1973)

Berardo Collection, Centro Cultural de Belem, Belem, Lisbon, Portugal Materials : Oil on canvas BIOGRAPHY Spanish expatriate Pablo Picasso was one of the greatest and most influential artists of the 20th century, as well as the co-creator of Cubism. Born on October 25, 1881, in Málaga, Spain, Pablo Picasso’s gargantuan full name, which honors a…

Deaf Music (1914-1915) – Amadeo de Souza-Cardoso (1897 – 1918)

Museu Nacional de Arte Contemporânea (Museu do Chiado), MNAC, Lisbon, Portugal Material : Oil on canvas Collection: Private collection on deposit at Museu Municipal Amadeo Souza-Cardoso – Camara Municipal de Amarante ABOUT THE WORK With the title "Deaf Music", Amadeo de Souza-Cardoso, simultaneously proposes and rules music out at the the mention of its DEAFNESS.…

Crime Abysmo Azul Remorso Phisico (“Crime Blue Abyss Physical Remorse”) (1914/1915) – Amadeo Souza-Cardoso (1887-1918)

Museu Nacional de Arte Contemporânea (Museu do Chiado), MNAC, Lisbon, Portugal Material : Oil on canvas Collection: Private on deposit at "Museu Municipal Amadeo Souza-Cardoso" – Câmara Municipal de Amarante BIOGRAPHY Amadeo de Souza-Cardoso moved to Paris in 1906. He was 19 and wanted to continue the studies in architecture that he had begun in…