October 16, 2019 getLISBON

With this article The Sculptures of Liberdade Avenue – East we complete our walk through the public art in this important artery of the city of Lisbon.In The Sculpture of Liberdade Avenue – West, we’ve shared with you six artworks on the west side of the avenue. From Marquês de Pombal Square to Restauradores we saw many diverse pieces, such as artworks of the 1940s ordered by official institutions and the Allegory to the Douro River from the 18th century, among others.This time we bring you seven public art pieces produced between the 18th and the 21st century.We once again…

October 9, 2019 getLISBON

Today we’re taking a look at the sculptures of Liberdade Avenue – West. These art pieces are of different styles and times and are located in one of the most beautiful arteries of Lisbon.On the axis of Baixa/Liberdade, between Marquês de Pombal Square and Restauradores Square, lies Liberdade Avenue – a leafy road with magnificent historic buildings, concert halls, hotels, terraces and shops of the most prestigious international brands.This is where the most important official celebrations and festivities are held, as well as the traditional parade of the popular marches during the Lisbon Festivities.Perhaps you’ve crossed this avenue many times…

October 2, 2019 getLISBON

The Art Nouveau Tiles of J. Pinto are some of the best exemplars of this art movement that we can still find in Lisbon and that is worth preserving.The painter conjugates the international art tendencies of his time with the Portuguese tradition, but always revealing care for the purpose and architectural grammar of the equipment.A true graphic designer from the early 1900s that we want you to know more about. The Versatile Painter J. Pinto Although he comes from Cacilhas in the South Bank of Tagus River, José António Jorge Pinto was born on September 20, 1875, in the parish…

September 25, 2019 getLISBON

Let’s talk about the stone caravels that we find engraved on old façades or on drinking fountains mostly situated in the oldest areas of Lisbon.In the Portuguese capital we’re frequently confronted with images of boats in different places: on cast iron street lights and sewer covers, or in the Portuguese pavement, in tiles, in brand logos…It’s no surprise! As we’ve said previously in the article The Symbol of the City of Lisbon, the boat with crows is part of the heraldic representation of the city.But what’s its meaning and what is the explanation for the existence of different boats carved…

September 18, 2019 getLISBON

Today we bring to you the project “Às 5, no Mercado”, an intervention of urban art of Chão do Loureiro car park.The region of Lisbon is replete with street art. In addition to the open-air galleries of the social housing neighbourhoods that getLISBON has had the opportunity of sharing: Urban Art Gallery of the Quinta do MochoThe Urban Art of Bairro Padre Cruz in Lisbon we can also observe works of this art form all across the city, including in the historic centre. The Chão do Loureiro Car Park Inaugurated in 2011, this park is located near São Jorge Castle….