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Sexuality and representation

The artist Julião Sarmento participates in the group exhibition ‘RED LIGHT: Sexuality and representation in the Norlinda and José Lima Collection’ at Centro de Arte Oliva, João da Madeira, Portugal, until March 14, 2021.

 

RED LIGHT presents a selection of works from the Norlinda and José Lima art collection, having in common the approach to sexuality, declined in multiple themes, both presented in a complement of counterpoint and in a discordant confrontation: the representation of the body, male and female nudity, eroticism, fantasy, desire and pain, object and subject, pleasure and domination, places of female representation, male gaze, voyeurism, exhibitionism and self-representation in art.

 

Cuarated by Sandra Vieira Jürgens.

 

 

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Mais nada se move

Mais nada se move em cima do papel.

O desenho como pensamento

 

14 NOV. 2020 – 18 ABRIL 2021 

CAA – Centro de Artes de Águeda, Portugal

 

Comisaria: Sara Antónia Matos

 

Exposición colectiva, con obras de Julião Sarmento.

 

 

Enmarcada en el ciclo O desenho como pensamento (El dibujo como pensamiento), de CAA – Centro de Arte Águeda, la exposición “Mais nada se move em cima do papel (Nada más se mueve sobre el papel)” adopta como título el primer verso de un poema de Al Berto y recoge obras de artistas que a lo largo de los años, en sus propios caminos y lenguajes, han venido trabajando el dibujo como un registro indisciplinado, en algunos casos transversal a sus prácticas.

 

Las obras expuestas muestran que el dibujo refleja una condición previa, poco tangible, comparable al pensamiento, como si el gesto o la intuición que precede a la inscripción de la línea se desplazara o flotara sobre el papel, y luego se formara sobre soportes bidimensionales y tridimensional, ganan cuerpo y adquieren formulaciones escultóricas, sonoras, atmosféricas y espaciales.

 

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The Lisbon Totem #3, 2017

Opening: 26.9, 7 pm 

Exhibition October – November

 

 

We are pleased to announce Pedro Cabrita Reis´ first exhibition in our gallery, presenting a selection of recent works of sculpture, paintings and photography.

 

The work by Cabrita Reis includes a great variety of media, varying from photography and drawing to large-scale paintings and sculptures, composed of industrial and often found materials, as in the case of Floresta, 2017, which we are presenting in the exhibition, and they frequently reach architectural dimensions. In this exhibition, we encounter works made of different materials such as steel, wood, aluminium, glass, enamel, bronze and acrylic. In the words of the artist, “Everything that exists is material which can be used in the construction of a work of art”. Consequently, he does not establish hierarchies between the objects and materials he work with. For Cabrita Reis, the material is the way of looking and thinking that changes everything.

 

Cabrita Reis´ work investigates the limits between architecture, sculpture, painting and photography, while he primarily considers himself a painter. His work is three-dimentional, often very personal and aim to alter, define or question the limits of spatiality. The meaning remains mysterious and fascinating. The contemplation takes form in the material, reaching the spectator, provoking new questions and linking imagination to experience.

 

Pedro Cabrita Reis began his career in the 1980s, as one of the most distinguished artists of his generation, introducing an universe of archaic and mythical references, collective memory and individual revelation. His works have had a great impact on the Portuguese and international culture, incorporating, into the more radical modern heritage, the possibility of returning to more traditional artistic disciplines: drawing, painting and sculpture.