Sara Bichão. Find me, I kill you
The exhibition is born of an intense personal experience that led the artist to question herself: as a singular identity, with her own body, and as a part of a whole. Sara Bichão relates the panic she experienced in a volcanic lake when, swimming alone, halfway across the crater, she realised she was right in the middle of it.
Post-Pop, Outside the Commonplace
This exhibition presents, in its entirety, works produced almost exclusively between 1965 and 1975, in Portugal and England. Some of them are united by a witty divergence from the commonplace put forward by Pop Art.
Praneet Soi (1971, Kolkata) proposes for the Lower Floor Gallery (Conversations) space an installation activated by his exploration of the collection at the Museum Calouste Gulbenkian and his recent work in Kashmir.
Aimée Zito Lema. From Conflict to Conviviality
The work of Aimée Zito Lema (b. 1982, NL) touches upon memory, records and the inter-generational transmission of events through material history and the human body. Placing aesthetic and social practices side by side, her work inhabits a universe in which the material and the human interact in critical relationships.
The Pose Nineteenth-Century French Sculpture
Around thirty sculptures from the collections of the Calouste Gulbenkian Museum and the Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek in Copenhagen will feature in the first exhibition to be dedicated to the theme of the pose in nineteenth-century French sculpture.
Iraq and Modernism
Between the end of the 1950s and the beginning of the 1970s, the Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian engaged in a vigorous programme of philanthropic activity in Iraq. Designed from the outset to offer something in return for the profits made from oil exploration, the programme was carried out both through the Foundation’s distributive mechanisms.