Tag: Lisbon

Cabeça Oceano (Head Ocean) (1915) – Amadeo de Souza-Cardoso (1897- 1918)

Museu Nacional de Arte Contemporânea (Museu do Chiado), MNAC, Lisbon, Portugal Material : Watercolour on paper Collection: Calouste Gulbenkian Museum, Modern Collection Inv.: 77DP359 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 Lisbon. The vibrancy of the Parisian…

“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…

Song of Açude – A Poem in Colour (c.1915-1916) – Amadeo de Souza-Cardoso (1897-1918)

Museu Nacional de Arte Contemporânea (Museu do Chiado), MNAC, Lisbon, Portugal Material : Gouache on paper Collection: Calouste Gulbenkian Museum – Modern Collection Inv.: 87DP335 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 Lisbon. The vibrancy of the…

Oceano vermelhão azul cabeça AZUL (continuidades simbólicas) Rouge bleu vert (1916) – Amadeo de Souza-Cardoso (1897-1918)

Museu Nacional de Arte Contemporânea (Museu do Chiado), MNAC, Lisbon, Portugal Material : Gouache on paper Collection : Calouste Gulbenkian Museum -Modern Collection Inv.: 77DP358 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 Lisbon. The vibrancy of the…

Untitled (Musical Instruments) (1915/1916) – Amadeo Souza-Cardoso (1887-1918)

Museu Nacional de Arte Contemporânea (Museu do Chiado), MNAC, Lisbon, Portugal 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 Lisbon. The vibrancy of the Parisian artistic milieu radically affected his destiny, leading him onto the path of painting.…

La Sheer (1968) – Allen Jones (1937)

Belem, Berardo Collection, Centro Cultural de Belem, Lisbon, Portugal Materials : Oil on canvas ABOUT THE WORK Allen Jones, along with David Hockney, Peter Phillips and R. B. Kitaj, belongs to the ‘second generation’ of British Pop. From 1955 to 1960 he studied in London at the Hornsey College of Art, then at the Royal…