The coastal country is known for its tins of fish, which are exquisitely illustrated with intricate engravings, vibrant hues, and bold fonts.
Hyperallergic spoke with the prolific Portuguese director about his distinct approach: “I tend to have this obsession with a balance between what’s in front of and behind the camera.”
The 1,000-year-old skeleton of Saint Aurelius, dressed in 18th-century finery, gets an elaborate makeover at the Center for Art Conservation and Restoration of the Catholic University of Portugal.
Can and should a government sell art to help pay off its debts? That’s been the question driving ongoing discussions about Detroit, but it’s also being raised across the Atlantic, where 85 works by Joan Miró were withdrawn from a Christie’s auction this week.
Artist Pantonio has transformed the scene of a car crash in Lisbon into a Pop Art-style explosion reminiscent of Roy Lichtenstein. The street “tribute” seems appropriate considering Lichtenstein freely transformed the imagery he found in comic books into fine art.