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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 […]

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Coimbra Art Biennial: Meet The Artists That Will Be In This Amazing Design Event

Coimbra Art Biennial: Meet The Artists That Will Be In This Amazing Design Event ♦ The Anozero – Coimbra Contemporary Art Biennial brings works by 39 artists to different spaces in the city, partially classified as a World Heritage Site. Director Steve McQueen is among the participants in this third edition, which kicks off on […]

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Joana Vasconcelos Strikes Again: Discover Her Newest Project In Scotland

Joana Vasconcelos Strikes Again: Discover Her Newest Project In Scotland ♦Joana Vasconcelos strikes again, this time in Scotland. The famous Portuguese artist has created a swimming pool with almost 12thousand tiles. And guess what: The swim sessions at the pool are sold out! The nine-meter structure will be open to the public from the 29th […]

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Joana Vasconcelos And Andy Warhol Together For ‘Pure Pop Art’

Joana Vasconcelos And Andy Warhol Together For Pure Pop Art ♦ The exhibition “Pure Pop Art” is inaugurated at the Biennial Museum of Cerveira on 13 July. The work of the Portuguese artist joins those of Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein, Steve Kaufman or Keith Haring. Secrets From Portugal loves art and is proud to announce […]

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Discover The Soul Of Portuguese Jewellery: Ourivesaria Tavares

  Discover The Soul Of Portuguese Jewellery: Ourivesaria Tavares ♦ In ‘Jewellery à Table’ the soul of Portuguese jewellery is being served through the hands of the wisest master artisans from Tavares. At this table, the gemstone-covered pieces tell stories. Secrets From Portugal is pleased to introduce you this amazing Portuguese Jewellery Store, the Ourivesaria Tavares.   […]

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Joana Vasconcelos And Roche Bobois, The Partnership Of The Year

Joana Vasconcelos And Roche Bobois, The Partnership Of The Year ♦ Joana Vasconcelos have partnered with the French brand Roche Bobois. The furniture collection is inspired by some of the brands most known products such as the Mah Jonh sofa. The Portuguese artist has reinterpreted six of the famous pieces of Roche Bobois maintaining their essence. […]

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Portuguese Luxury Brands: Discover Vista Alegre’s History

Portuguese Luxury Brands: Discover Vista Alegre’s History ♦ In 1824, just outside the town of Ilhavo on the outskirts of Aveiro city, and in close proximity to Ria de Aveiro lagoons, an entrepreneur and industrial visionary by the name of José Ferreira Pinto Basto opened the doors of his new enterprise. His inspiration came from the […]

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Portuguese Traditions: The Amazing Craftsmanship Of Hand-Painted Tiles

Portuguese Traditions: The Amazing Craftsmanship Of Hand-Painted Tiles ♦ Hand-painted tiles, also known as Azulejos, are a traditional and ancient art form popular in Portugal. It involves a specific way of hand-painting tin-glazed ceramic tilework, usually with blue or yellow paint. These marvellous artworks can be found both indoors and outdoors, especially in churches, palaces, schools, restaurants, bars, hospitals, subway […]

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Filigree and its origin rooted in Portuguese culture

Filigree is considered one of the most delicate types of jewellery metalworking. The art of filigree uses precious metals like gold or silver to create intricate works of art. Its fragility often makes us remember the texture of lace. Traditionally, this technique is connected to luxury design and fine craftsmanship. Secrets from Portugal brings you everything about the origin of this […]

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History of Fado: surrender to the Portuguese culture

The History of Fado started spontaneously in the streets of Lisbon where Fado took the centre stage as a way to socialize and entertain. Here, individuals would narrate a series of events of the quotidian, of urban culture and singular stories, such as, for example, the mythical and famed episode of the relationship between the […]