“Livro de viagem” by Carlos Nogueira

Discover Carlos Nogueira's artist's book, a unique copy that became part of the library's collection in 2017.
28 feb 2023 2 min
Artist’s books

Carlos Nogueira (1947) is a visual artist and teacher. Born in Mozambique, he lives and works in Lisbon.

He studied Sculpture at the Escola Superior de Belas Artes in Oporto and Painting at the Escola Superior de Belas Artes in Lisbon.

He was a grantee of the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation (1982-1983), the Secretary of State for Culture (1989-1990) and the Luso-American Development Foundation (1989).

He has exhibited regularly since 1968, individually and in groups, in Portugal and abroad.

His work is represented in several public and private collections, in Portugal and abroad: Centro de Arte Moderna of Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation; Museu Nacional de Arte Contemporânea do Chiado; Casa da Cerca – Centro de Arte Contemporânea; Centro Cultural de Belém; Museu Coleção Berardo; Serralves Foundation; Centro Cultural Emmerico Nunes; Art Collection of EDP Foundation; Carmona e Costa Foundation; Mário Soares Foundation; etc.

He was awarded the Camões Prize at the 2nd Cerveira Art Biennial (1980) and the Honourable Mention at the Caldas da Rainha International Biennial of Sculpture and Drawing (1995).


Livro de viagem / Carlos Nogueira, [1984-1985]
Livro de viagem / Carlos Nogueira, [1984-1985]

“This object-book makes it possible to recognize the artist’s sculptural grammar. In its own language, it reveals itself in the occupation of space, in the creation of volumes, in the arrangement of surfaces and in the construction of the unexpected.”

— Inês Correia


Artist’s books

Not really a book, not really a work of art. Portuguese artists of various generations present these varied and unexpected objects, which are part of the Art Library collection.

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