Portugal’s 10 Contemporary Artists and Where to Find Them

Portugal’s 10 Contemporary Artists and Where to Find Them.

By The Culture Trip – Portugal’s 10 Contemporary Artists and Where to Find Them – Joana Vasconcelos / Adriana Molder / Paula Rego / Santiago Ribeiro / Jorge Santos / Catarina Botelho / Francisco Vidal / Pedro Cabrita Reis / Vasco Araújo / Carla Filipe.
Though it might be small, Portugal isn’t lacking when it comes to important contributions to global culture – be it through food, literature or art. Here are ten of Portugal’s most exciting contemporary artists, from the internationally established to the up-and-comers who are worth tracking down next time you’re in one of the cities exhibiting them.


About santiagoribeiro

ABOUT SANTIAGO RIBEIRO The Portuguese artist, born in Condeixa-a-Nova and living in Coimbra, has shown his artworks with great regularity in Portugal and in other European countries, including Lisbon, Paris, Belgrade, Madrid, Barcelona, Granada, Moscow , Berlin, Warsaw, Florence, Podgorica, Montenegro, Timisoara in Romania and Dallas in Texas. He is the driving force and the promoter of the international project "Surrealism Now", which started in 2010, organized by the Bissaya Barreto Foundation. Recently, the "Surrealism Now" exhibition was held in Lisbon, as a result of a partnership with artist Victor Lages. Santiago Ribeiro has publicized and promoted his work on the internet, through social networks and blogs, thereby having received numerous invitations to exhibit his art in various parts of the globe."
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