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The Wonders Of Craftsmanship – Details Of Filigree

Secrets From Portugal started off our journey into the wonders of craftsmanship with the luxurious details of the wood carving technique, so let’s continue our journey with another precious art: Filigree. ♦ Discover All About Filigree & Subscribe to Our Newsletter ♦ The large wall mirror’s edge is made of brass cords gilded in 18k gold, […]

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The Wonders Of Craftmanship – Details Of Marquetry

Having discussed several other craftsmanship techniques, like wood carving or filigree, Secrets From Portugal has been doing to you, what our master artisans do to our furniture designs daily: imbibing the culture and know-how of our ancestors and sharing with the world the magnificence of high-end craftsmanship. Now, it is time for another time-honoured artistry: […]

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The Wonders Of Craftsmanship – Details Of Leaf Gilding

The path through years of artistry and time-honoured high-end craftsmanship continues, with Secrets From Portugal letting you in on all the secrets that make our furniture designs truly iconic and unique. Gold has always been a strong part of our DNA, and our artisans have become masters in manipulating this treasured material. Much like Filigree, […]

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The Wonders Of Craftsmanship – Details Of Hand-Painted Tiles (Azulejo)

Secrets From Portugal brings you: The Art of Azulejo, the hand-painted tiles that conquered the world. Being one of the most representative art forms of the Portuguese culture, the hand-painted tiles reflect a tradition with hundreds of years, and it often portrays scenes from our history or its fabulous sights. Azulejo (another term for hand-painted […]

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PullCast, The Best Luxury Furniture and Homeware in Portugal

PullCast, The Best Luxury Furniture and Homeware in Portugal ♦ PullCast, the amazing Portuguese jewellery hardware became the winner of the Best Luxury Furniture And Homeware in Portugal. Distinguished as one of the best in the market, and with impeccable performance and design, the brand, born to dig up into the wonders of nature by […]

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Vhils Opens Its First Major Solo Exhibition in the United States

Vhils Opens Its First Major Solo Exhibition in the United States ♦ Portuguese artist Alexandre Farto, known as Vhils, will open his first major solo exhibition at a Cincinnati Contemporary Arts Center on February 21st. Secrets From Portugal brings you all about this amazing showcase: Titled “Haze”, this solo exhibition by Vhils features a new […]

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Everything You Need To Know About The Coimbra Biennial of Contemporary Art

Everything You Need To Know About The Coimbra Biennial of Contemporary Art ♦  The third edition of the Coimbra Biennial of Contemporary Art begins on Saturday, exploring different areas of the city, with works by 39 artists that sometimes “irritate”, sometimes can function as an antidote to a “noisy” world. The biennial, whose theme is […]

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From Marilyn Monroe to Luther King: Portraits of Henri Cartier-Bresson In Porto

From Marilyn Monroe to Luther King: Portraits of Henri Cartier-Bresson In Porto ♦ Portraits of Marilyn Monroe, Pablo Picasso, Martin Luther King, Robert Kennedy, Coco Chanel, or Simone de Beauvoir are some of 121 works by French photographer Henri Cartier-Bresson that can be seen at Port Customs. The show, which opens this Thursday and runs […]

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Meet Vincent Van Gogh In Lisbon: The Unprecedented Exhibition

Meet Vincent Van Gogh In Lisbon: The Unprecedented Exhibition ♦ From February 2020, Lisbon will host a special exhibition by Vincent van Gogh. It will be an immersive experience to know the life and work of the artist. It was created by the artist’s museum in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, and has travelled to many countries. It […]

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Joana Vasconcelos Will Have An Exhibition In Boston’s New Museum

Joana Vasconcelos Will Have An Exhibition In Boston’s New Museum ♦ Portuguese artist Joana Vasconcelos was invited to create a monumental installation for the opening of the new museum of contemporary art in Boston, USA, on February 22, 2020, the creator’s atelier announced this Wednesday. The piece will be created specifically for the MassArt Art Museum […]