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On the Waterfront

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Miguel Amado, curator of the Pavilion of Portugal at the 55th International Art Exhibition at the Venice Biennale speaks to Installation about the work...
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Joana Vasconcelos and her team have transformed an old Lisbon ferry into a floating work of art. The sides of the boat are azulejos (painted tiles) showing the city of Lisbon. The interior has been taken over by a blue and white Valkyrie.

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Joana Vasconcelos and her team have transformed an old Lisbon ferry into a floating work of art. The sides of the boat are azulejos (painted tiles) showing the city of Lisbon. The interior has been taken over by a blue and white Valkyrie.

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Dynamic Graffiti Art by Portuguese Street Artist Pedro - JazJaz

Dynamic Graffiti Art by Portuguese Street Artist Pedro - JazJaz | Creative Portugal | Scoop.it
Dynamic Graffiti Art by Street Artist Pëdro: The anonymous Portuguese street artist, who only signs... http://t.co/3JGrUkLSCo #art #news
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Original and striking.

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Lisboa : Azulejos de Lisboa - luci e colori delle maioliche ceramiche nelle case di Lisbona

POR A antologia fotográfica, dedicado este ano em Lisboa, é um esforço colaborativo com a voz de Yola Dinis e guitarra Sandro Costa, que gentilmente me deu p...
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Wonderful!

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Why the Gulbenkian is one of Lisbon's highlights - Julie Dawn Fox in Portugal

Why the Gulbenkian is one of Lisbon's highlights - Julie Dawn Fox in Portugal | Creative Portugal | Scoop.it
The Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation in Lisbon is a great place to spend a few hours. It's got gardens, contemporary art, classical music, cafés and a museum.
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Why the Gulbenkian is one of Lisbon’s highlights

I’m lured to Lisbon fairly regularly for a dose of culture, great restaurants and nightlife to balance out my peaceful village life in central Portugal....
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Designer Sebastião Saraiva Lobo in Lisbon & his Art Nouveau style atelier, once dictator Salazar’s private jewelry store | The Lisbon Connection

Designer Sebastião Saraiva Lobo in Lisbon & his Art Nouveau style atelier, once dictator Salazar’s private jewelry store | The Lisbon Connection | Creative Portugal | Scoop.it
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Gorgeous shop, inside and out. On my list for my next trip to Lisbon.

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Twitter / S_Al_Shaheen: Farto is a Portuguese street ...

Twitter / S_Al_Shaheen: Farto is a Portuguese street ... | Creative Portugal | Scoop.it
RT @S_Al_Shaheen: Farto is a Portuguese street artist #Farto #portuguese #artist #graffiti #Destroyed #mural #realism http://t.co/XWH2MncHYG
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Átrio Jewelry – Wear a Piece of Portuguese History

Átrio Jewelry – Wear a Piece of Portuguese History | Creative Portugal | Scoop.it
Who needs jewels when you have azulejos?!? Fashionable Luso-philes must agree! Recently, Portugal Confidential discovered a cleverly-designed product line of...
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I absolutely love this jewellery. If you want a unique, useful souvenir of Portugal, this should do the trick! There's a shop in Centro Commercial Migeul Bombarda in Porto that sells some Átrio pieces and a lot of other original Portugese crafts and jewellery besides.

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Julie Dawn Fox's curator insight, August 11, 2013 9:12 AM

I absolutely love this jewellery. If you want a unique, useful souvenir of Portugal, this should do the trick! There's a shop in Centro Commercial Migeul Bombarda in Porto that sells some Átrio pieces and a lot of other original Portugese crafts and jewellery besides.

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A Guide to Shopping in Porto, Portugal

A Guide to Shopping in Porto, Portugal | Creative Portugal | Scoop.it
Sure, it’s tops for port, but the cozy city of Porto in northern Portugal’s Douro River Valley, takes locavorism beyond the glass. A guide to Portuguese shopping for the best native arts and crafts—pre- or post-aperitif, of course.

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Rota da Cha is also a great place to recharge your batteries with a pot of tea in the garden.

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Traveling Bookstores

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traveling book store - ‘Tell a Story’ is a traveling bookstore aimed to make Portuguese literature more accessible to tourists. The shop’...
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What a wonderful idea!

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JGB Photography & Design - euo: David Oliveira is Portuguese fine artist...

JGB Photography & Design - euo: David Oliveira is Portuguese fine artist... | Creative Portugal | Scoop.it
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“ David Oliveira is Portuguese fine artist from Lisbon that has a power to bow and bend wired sculptures where it produces an illusion of a sketch-like look out of thin air.
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Wow! I'd love to see this in real life.

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Food that will serve up a serious debate - The Independent

Food that will serve up a serious debate - The Independent | Creative Portugal | Scoop.it
Food that will serve up a serious debate
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Diners, along with top art world personalities from Portugal, will discuss how food, culture and science can help us to improve the cities and buildings of the future.
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Food for thought, literally.

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Art food & Politics within an Architectural event

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Bakery in Porto by Paulo Merlini

Bakery in Porto by Paulo Merlini | Creative Portugal | Scoop.it
Bakery and cafe in Porto by Paulo Merlini with a wavy ceiling made from wood panels to look like dripping cake icing.
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Wonderful concept.

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Groovy street art in Cascais, Portugal

Found this amazing street art in Cascais, Lisbon! So good! #graffiti #art #lisbon #portugal
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Impressive paper displays at Ruas Floridas in Redondo, Portugal

Impressive paper displays at Ruas Floridas in Redondo, Portugal | Creative Portugal | Scoop.it
Every two years, the white-walled Alentejan town of Redondo becomes awash with colour and creativity during the Ruas Floridas (Flowered Streets) festival. Don’t be fooled...
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Scarecrows with history at Coimbra's Annual Scarecrow Festival

Scarecrows with history at Coimbra's Annual Scarecrow Festival | Creative Portugal | Scoop.it
Coimbra's Praça do Comercio is invaded by strange figures once a year. Groups from surrounding villages bring their scarecrows to the city for a festival.
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Central Portugal gets creative with themed scarecrows.

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The surreal genius of Hugo Barros' handcrafted collages - The Verge

The surreal genius of Hugo Barros' handcrafted collages - The Verge | Creative Portugal | Scoop.it
The surreal genius of Hugo Barros' handcrafted collages The Verge Something of a rarity in the field, Portuguese artist Hugo Barros manipulates images not with digital tools like Photoshop, but instead using the collage skills you learnt as a kid.
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Faro Street Art | Europe a la Carte Travel Blog

Faro Street Art | Europe a la Carte Travel Blog | Creative Portugal | Scoop.it
My photos of Faro street art; located just across from Faro railway station. (Street Art in Faro, Portugal http://t.co/g4WBTN87OJ)
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ruin'arte: Palácio da Fonte da Pipa - Loulé

ruin'arte: Palácio da Fonte da Pipa - Loulé | Creative Portugal | Scoop.it
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Ruin'Arte is a fantastic project which sets out to highlight the beauty of Portugal's ruined buildings with the hope that people will be motivated to restore them to their former glory.

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Motherhood Mural Carved Out in Layers by Portuguese Street Artist Alexandre Farto aka Vhil -

Motherhood Mural Carved Out in Layers by Portuguese Street Artist Alexandre Farto aka Vhil - | Creative Portugal | Scoop.it
Portuguese Street artist Vhil has created this large sized Motherhood Mural looking like mother and infact in her lapusing three separate layers - Art...

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Twitter / ArtVoyageEgypt: Creative street art by Portuguese ...

Twitter / ArtVoyageEgypt: Creative street art by Portuguese ... | Creative Portugal | Scoop.it
RT @ArtVoyageEgypt: Creative street art by Portuguese graffiti artist VHILS (Alexandre Farto). http://t.co/hG6IWqYG0v
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Give this guy a plastered wall and he will transform it. 

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Mr Thoms New Mural In Abrantes, Portugal | Love Street Art

Mr Thoms New Mural In Abrantes, Portugal | Love Street Art | Creative Portugal | Scoop.it
Mr Thoms New Mural In Abrantes, Portugal ... RATE this #StreetArt - http://t.co/nDI9TvoeiQ http://t.co/9Dn88Xt3He
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Excellent!

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