Exhibitions

Exhibitions
JOAN JONAS DE 2019-05-25 a 2019-09-01
Joan Jonas (New York, 1936) is a pioneer of performance and video art and an acclaimed multimedia artist, whose work encompasses video, performance, installation, sound, text and drawing. A central figure in performance art in the...
Ensuring continuity for the Annual Schools Project, in the 2018/2019 school year we’re focusing on the theme of "ways of seeing". The Serralves Foundation’s Educational Service once again promotes practical and theoretical ref...
LIBRARY IN THE LIBRARY Self-publishing in Porto, 1999-2019   This exhibition includes books, magazines, fanzines, multiples and graphic materials (posters, leaflets, flyers) published independently in Porto since 1999 - the ...
ANTONI MUNTADAS - COLEÇÃO DE SERRALVES DE 2019-03-15 a 2019-06-30
"Interventions: About the Public and the Private” is a project specifically conceived by Antoni Muntadas for the Serralves Villa in 1992. Composed of twenty-one brass elements, each containing the designation of the correspondin...
SUSAN HILLER DE 2019-03-01 a 2019-07-10
In 2005 the work of Susan Hiller (Tallahassee, Florida, USA, 1940–2019, London) was the subject of a monographic exhibition in the Serralves Museum that reflected the historical importance of her oeuvre, dating back to the 1970s...
JOANA VASCONCELOS - I'M YOUR MIRROR DE 2019-02-19 a 2019-06-24
This exhibition presents more than 30 works made from 1997 until now, covering two decades of art practice and assessing her whole development as an artist. It includes many of her best known works like Cama Valium [Valium Bed] (1...
CONTEMPORARY PROJECT: HORÁCIO FRUTUOSO DE 2019-02-15 a 2019-05-05
‘Poetry Club’ is the first solo exhibition by Horácio Frutuoso (Póvoa de Varzim, 1991) to be held in a museum. The title is directly related to two specific aspects that distinguish his artistic practice: his careful use of ...
TACITA DEAN DE 2019-01-29 a 2019-05-05
"Making images like a gambler in light, I must acknowledgethat my preference for using film is bound up in theblindness it necessitates in order for me to see."Tacita Dean, 2018The renowned British European artist Tacita Dean has ...
JOAN MIRÓ AND THE DEATH OF PAITING DE 2018-12-12 a 2019-03-03
'Joan Miró and the Death of Painting' focuses on works of the year 1973 when the eighty-year old artist was preparing for an important retrospective at the Grand Palais in Paris.  In a series of slashed and punctured can...
NOVO BANCO REVELATION 2018 DE 2018-11-30 a 2019-01-29
The finalists and grand winner of the 2018 edition of the NOVO BANCO Revelation Prize have been revealed. This year's Jury - comprised by Anna Gritz, curator at the KW (Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin), Filipa Loureiro ...
‘Conversations with the Álvaro Siza Archive’ is a new series of exhibitions aimed at placing the work of Álvaro Siza in dialogue with some of the most relevant contemporary architectural practices. Invited to act as guest cu...
PEDRO COSTA: COMPANY DE 2018-10-19 a 2019-01-29
Each film is a letter written by a thousand hands.Companhia brings together works by Pedro Costa produced in collaboration with sculptor Rui Chafes, photographer Paulo Nozolino and film directors Danièle Huillet, Jean-Marie Strau...
This exhibition combines works by two of Belgium’s most important artists: Marcel Broodthaers (1924, Brussels - 1976, Cologne, Germany) and Luc Tuymans (1958, Mortsel, Belgium). Although belonging to different generations, and p...
Ana Vieira (Coimbra, 1940—2016, Lisbon) is one of the most relevant Portuguese artists from the period spanning the 1960s to today. The Serralves Collection includes works from the artist in various media — objects, installati...
ROBERT MAPPLETHORPE: PICTURES DE 2018-09-20 a 2019-01-09
Robert Mapplethorpe (New York, 1946–1989, Boston) created some of the most arresting, polemical, and iconic images in contemporary photography. Robert Mapplethorpe: Pictures, organized in close collaboration with the Robert Mapp...
Since 2015, the Serralves Foundation has illuminated the Serralves Park during summer nights. This year’s edition of There’s Light on the Park features a special participation by the artist, João Paulo Feliciano.João Paulo F...
ANISH KAPOOR: WORKS, THOUGHTS, EXPERIMENTS DE 2018-07-06 a 2019-02-17
There are few living artists of our time who have achieved the recognition and the renown of Anish Kapoor (b. Mumbai, 1954). His vast and profound sculptural work has been conceived for and on the scale of bodies, cities and the l...
This exhibition proposes a three-party conversation: It involves Go Hasegawa & Associates, based in Tokyo; OFFICE Kersten Geers and David Van Severen based in Brussels; and the history of architecture.This conversation is at the c...
Contemporary Projects: Martine Sysms presents Lessons I-CLXXX is an ongoing, incomplete video work composed of thirty-second clip – a cumulative poem whose structure evolves at random. Snapshots of disconnected experiences and s...
A. R. Penck; Adrian Piper; Albuquerque Mendes; Alexandre Estrela; Ana Jotta; André Sousa; Antoni Muntadas; Antoni Tàpies; António Barros; António Sena; Artur Barrio; Blinky Palermo; Bruce Nauman; Chris Burden; Christer Stromho...
Following the presentation of ‘The Sonnabend Collection. Half a Century of American and European Art. Part I’ in 2016, the Serralves Museum of Contemporary Art presents a major exhibition devoted to the Sonnabend Collection, ...
The artistic practice of Dayana Lucas (Caracas, Venezuela, 1987) is based on daily drawing. She views drawing as something which is experienced through the body, and her work highlights the importance of the associated process, ge...
Manuel Marques de Aguiar (1927–2015), an architect, urban planner, urban manager and landscape designer belongs to a generation of architects from Porto for whom drawing is a privileged tool of thought. Born in Trás-os-Montes, ...
ÁLVARO LAPA: ALL OF TIME DE 2018-02-08 a 2018-05-20
The exhibition ‘Álvaro Lapa: No tempo todo’ will be the most comprehensive retrospective to date of the influential Portuguese artist Álvaro Lapa (Évora, 1939 — Porto, 2006). A writer and self-taught artist, Lapa studied ...
John Divola, Trisha Donnelly, António Júlio Duarte, Ângela Ferreira, Christine Sun Kim, Ana Manso, Nick Mauss, Miguel Palma, Victor Pires Vieira, Ana Santos, Sarkis, Monir Sharoudy Farmanfaimaian, Wolfgang Tillmans, YonamineTh...
WORK IN PROGRESS DE 2018-01-25 a 2018-07-29
In the context of the Architecture 3.0 project - Promotion of New InternationaliSation Models, the Serralves Foundation identified the need to encourage the development of architectural solutions that will help overcome the lack o...
MARISA MERZ: THE SKY IS A GREAT SPACE DE 2018-01-19 a 2018-04-22
In January 2018 the Serralves Museum of Contemporary Art presents ‘The Sky is a Great Space’, a retrospective of Italian painter, sculptor and installation artist Marisa Merz (b. 1926, Turin, Italy). Organized by the Hammer Mu...
Over the next few weeks the Serralves Museum will display two works recently acquired for the Serralves Contemporary Art Collection: Angela Bulloch's Heavy Metal Stack of Six and Tris Vonna-Michell's A Watermark: Capitol C...
Angela Bulloch is part of a generation of British Artists that emerged in the late 1980s. Bulloch’s work addresses systems that structure social behaviour and play with the ways in which we construct and interpret information. H...
NOVO BANCO REVELATION 2017: TIAGO MADALENO DE 2017-10-17 a 2018-01-07
From October 17, the Serralves Museum and NOVO BANCO present an exhibition of works by Tiago Madaleno, winner of the 2017 edition of the NOVO BANCO REVELATION Prize. The Prize is an initiative of NOVO BANCO and the Serralves ...

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