Portugal's contemporary art scene is a dynamic blend of history and innovation. Prestigious museums such as the Serralves Museum in Porto and the Museu Coleção Berardo in Lisbon serve as platforms for innovative exhibitions. Portuguese artists like Julião Sarmento and Joana Vasconcelos are significantly shaping contemporary art. Portugal's thriving art scene is also exemplified in events like ARCOlisboa. Explore the captivating dynamics of Portuguese contemporary art on Composition Gallery's website.Map data ©2020 Google
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Carborundum is the trademark name for silicon carbide crystals used as an abrasive material in sandpaper, cutting tools and grinding wheels. Artists originally used the substance for grinding lithography stones, but collagraph prints use it to create texture and tone gradients.
Assemblage is the French word for the artistic process of putting together three dimensional objects to create a work of art. Artists often use found objects, such as leaves or stones from nature, discarded items or recycled materials, to assemble in a creative, interesting way.