Sunday, July 31, 2011
In the context of the Application of Fado to the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity (UNESCO) the Lisbon City Hall through EGEAC / Museu do Fado, promotes the exhibition Echoes of Fado in the Portuguese Art, XIX-XXI Centuries (Ecos do Fado na Arte Portuguesa Séculos XIX-XXI).
Devoted to the long time relation of fado with other forms of artistic expression, the exhibition suggests a structured and multidisciplinary reading of the distinct representations of Fado in the Portuguese Art between the XIX and XXI centuries.
The exhibition shows famous works from rewnoned artists, including Roque Gameiro, Columbano, José Malhoa, Constantino Fernandes, Almada Negreiros, Amadeo Souza-Cardoso, Eduardo Viana, Domingos Alvarez, Bernardo Marques, Stuart Carvalhais, João Abel Manta, Carlos Botelho, Cândido da Costa Pinto, Júlio Pomar, Leonel Moura, Graça Morais, António Carmo, Paula Rego, João Vieira, Arman, Adriana Molder, João Pedro Vale, Miguel Palma and Joana Vasconcelos.
"Echoes of Fado in the Portuguese Art, XIX-XXI Centuries" can be visited in the Sala do Risco, Pátio da Galé, located at Praça do Comércio (Terreiro do Paço) near Lisbon's downtown, until 17th of September 2011, daily from 10am to 7pm.