Colour and materials

Those entering the exhibition from the Main Building of the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation find firstly two rooms where the colour and diversity of artistic proposals are manifest. The relationship with culture and Pop Art is present in all these works in which the deviations made by the artists are apparent, whether looking at the human body, or in work about the landscape or our relationship with everyday objects, which are often reused in a creative way. Drawing, as a project and explanation of ideas, is present and underlying in many of the object-sculptures on display.


Joaquim Bravo (1935-1990). 'Untitled (Roman boot)', 1969. Wood and blue plastic tubes. 150 x 130 x 25 cm. Fundação Luso-Americana para o Desenvolvimento Collection, long term loan to Fundação de Serralves – Museu de Arte Contemporânea, Porto, Portugal. #13. Inv. FLAD © Maria de Lourdes do Canto Brum Cunha
Manuel Baptista (1936). 'Shirt with Tie (Aluminium)', (1973) 2011. Aluminium. 172.5 x 120 x 5.5 cm. Manuel Baptista Collection © Manuel Baptista
Ana Vieira (1940-2016). Untitled, 1968. Enamel paint on wood. 113 x 183 x 16 cm. Collection Fundação de Serralves – Museu de Arte Contemporânea, Porto, Portugal. Acquisition 1998, inv. FS 0564. Photo: Filipe Braga © Fundação de Serralves, Porto. © Ana Vieira
Lourdes Castro (1930). 'The place in motion', 1965. Three blue Plexiglas cut-outs. 285 x 77 cm. Collection MNAC-Museu do Chiado, inv. 2550 © Museu Nacional de Arte Contemporânea – Museu do Chiado, Lisboa / Direção Geral do Património Cultural / Arquivo de Documentação Fotográfica. Photo: Mário Valente, 2001 ©Lourdes Castro, Paris, 1965
Teresa Magalhães (1944). Untitled, 1972. Collage, paper and acrylic paint on wood. 85 x 81 x 8 cm. Teresa Magalhães Collection
materias-3 Manuel Baptista (1936). 'Envelope I (1968-1970)', 2011. Acrylic. 128.5 x 137 x 3 cm. Manuel Baptista Collection. © Manuel Baptista
pop110-cópia Teresa Magalhães (1944). Untitled, 1972. Collaged metal, paper and acrylic paint on wood. 43 x 125 cm. Teresa Magalhães Collection
Updated on 25 july 2018

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