• 22/09/18 News

    The Italian Cabaret

    Today, at 3:00 pm, the Italian circus company Fabbrica C, will perform a contemporary circus performance, inspired by the works of Fernand Léger, which are exhibited at the Temporary Museum on the event square of NorteShopping.

    On stage will be eight artists, including acrobats, jugglers and dancers. The performance will be a unique event that contains a humorous component and several aerial numbers developed exclusively for the NorteShopping environment and scenario.

    Fabricca C is an artistic company that was born in 2006, and is part of Cordata FOR, supported by the Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities of Italy.

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  • 22/09/18 News

    Contemporary Artists at NorteShopping

    At the invitation of State of the Art and until October 3, artists Alexandre Rola and David Oliveira will be on show alongside the Fernand Léger exhibition on the event square of NorteShopping.

    The artistic work of Alexandre Rola is based on the appropriation and reinterpretation of day to day elements. An example of this is the selection of works of the series “Circus” that are presented within the exhibition, made out of newsprints and old circus posters.

    The work of David Oliveira, known nationally and internationally, is based on the creation of wire and tulle sculptures. The amazing tiger heads at the entrance of the exhibition, showcase this technique. Open daily from 10:00 a.m. to midnight. Free admission. 

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  • 18/09/18 News

    Kinetic Art by Patrick Shearn

    State of the Art invited artist Patrick Shearn to create a kinetic art installation designed exclusively for the Freeport Lisboa Fashion Outlet in Alcochete.

    Spanning 171 meters in length and suspended from 3.5 meters to 15 meters high, “School of Breeze” is the first Skynet of the American artist on the Iberian Peninsula and the largest of the artist’s series of kinetic sculptures to be exhibited in Europe.

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  • 12/09/18 News

    “The Influence of the Circus on the Visual Arts”

    On September 29, at 5pm, State of the Art will transform FNAC NorteShopping into a “round table” to receive the debate “The Influence of the Circus in the Visual Arts”, within the scope of the exhibition “The Circus of Fernand Léger “.

    An intimate conversation focusing on the influence of the circus in the visual / plastic arts, as a source of inspiration for artists such as Fernand Léger, Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, and others.

    The panel will consist of Jorge Barreto Xavier, ambassador of the Exhibition “The Circus of Fernand Léger” and former Secretary of State for Culture; Bernardo Pinto de Almeida, professor at the Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of Porto and David Oliveira, plastic artist on show within the exhibition “The Circus in Portuguese Art”.

    The debate will be moderated by António Gonçalves, artist, artistic director of the Ala da Frente Gallery, teacher and former Director of the Cupertino de Miranda Foundation.

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  • 11/09/18 News

    Guided tours of “Roy Lichtenstein and Pop Art”

    From tomorrow on, don’t miss out and get a spot on the free guided tours we are organizing within the Roy Lichtenstein exhibition, in Centro Colombo.

    The visits will be conducted by personalities connected to the world of the Comic Strip, explaining the influences of the genre in the work of Lichtenstein.

    Amadora BD is an International Comic Book Festival, one of the most recognized in Europe and with a bigger dimension in Portugal, currently in its 29th edition.


    João Fonte Santa – Plastic artist – September 12th and 19th  – 7:00 p.m.

    Nelson Dona – Director of Amadora BD – September 13th and 20th  – 7:00 pm.

    Nuno Saraiva – Illustrator – September 14th and 21st  – 7p.m.

    For more information, contact the information desk, located on the event square of Centro Colombo, next to the exhibition.

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  • 07/09/18 News

    Comic Strip and Roy Lichtenstein

    As of today, we invite you to visit the comic strip exhibition curated by the Amadora BD Festival, as part of the Roy Lichtenstein exhibition currently on show at Centro Colombo’s event square.

    The exhibition presents 30 different artists, from several generations, among them João Fazenda, Ricardo Cabral and Joana Afonso.

    Roy Lichtenstein was one of the most prominent artists that appropriated the comic strip as a reference and inspiration.

    On show until September 23, between 10:00 am and midnight. Free admission.

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  • 07/09/18 News

    “ARO”, Contemporary Circus Performance

    As part of the inauguration of the exhibition “The Circus of Fernand Léger” on September 6, State of the Art invited the National Institute of Circus Arts to create a show in homage of French artist Léger.

    The exclusive performance – ARO – created a direct connection between Léger and the circus. An encounter of circus acrobatics around the circus’ circle, circle of friends, family circle, circle of traditions, a circle of “Aro”.

    The National Institute of Circus Arts is the first official circus training structure in northern Portugal.

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  • 07/09/18 News

    “The Circus of Fernand Léger”

    On September 6, the exhibition “The Circus of Fernand Léger” inaugurated in NorteShopping. Throughout the 52 works, State of the Art invites you to plunge into the heart of circus action, in a parade with trapeze artists and magicians, like a cinematic journey, punctuated by eruptions of images with kaleidoscope effect.The exhibition is on show until October 22, in the Temporary Museum prepared for this purpose, on the event square of NorteShopping.

    Alongside this exhibition are presented some works by Portuguese artist, José de Guimarães, allusive to circus art, until 20th September.

    The exhibitions are open every day, between 10am and midnight. Free admission.

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  • 17/07/18 News

    “Top50 of the World Press Carton”

    Only a few hours left until the inauguration of the exhibition “Top50 2018 World Press Cartoon” at Centro Colombo. Publications and authors from 27 countries from all continents will be on show, as well as this year’s Grand Prix winner, the cartoon “Freedom of Expression” by Italian Marilena Nardi. We’re counting with you at 10:00 a.m.!

    World Press Cartoon
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  • 21/06/18 News

    Exhibition “Roy Lichtenstein and Pop Art”

    On June 19th, yet another edition of “Art Arrived at Colombo” started. For this year’s edition, State of the Art presents 41 works by Roy Lichtenstein, one of the most important protagonists of the Pop Art movement.

    Until September 23, you can admire some of the best-known works of the Pop world, in the Temporary Museum created on purpose, on the event square of Centro Colombo.

    Open daily, from 10am to midnight. Free admission.

    Roy Lichtenstein Exxhibition
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