Cabrita

Os Desenhos da Maré Baixa

20 SEPTEMBER - 30 NOVEMBER  2019

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Galeria Miguel Nabinho – Lisboa 20 began in 2000 as a pioneering project in Portugal.

 

Its exhibitions took place in spaces chosen by the artists themselves, and thus meant the gallery space (which was not fixed) would be the most appropriate location for the works on show.

In February 2003, we opened a space in Campo de Ourique where we have held exhibitions and keep our depository of works for sale by all the artists we represent.

By now Galeria Miguel Nabinho works with some of the most important Portuguese artists, Pedro Cabrita Reis, Ana Jotta, Luísa Cunha, Salomé Lamas,... Internationally, Galeria Miguel Nabinho – Lisboa 20 has grown, and since 2009 has been participating in International Art Fairs.

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Her work is featured in the following collections: Museu do Chiado, Serralves Foundation, Museu de Arte Contemporânea do Funchal, EDP Foundation, Coleção António Cachola and also the Coleção Banco Privado. She received the Prémio União Latina prize in 2001.From the principles of assemblage, intervened appropriation and abstract construction, the artist creates objects that appeal to the careful reading of their own processes, surprise and intrinsic nature. Isolated or conceived for dialogues in the space, they have the presence and the tactile appeal of sculpture, but also the resourcefulness of drawing and the intriguing challenge of their latent symbolic reference.

The complex work of Pedro Cabrita Reis includes a multiplicity of means, from drawings using graffiti and pastel, to large scale painting and arquitectural dimensioned installations. The flux between the used materials nevertheless maintains each's own character. Sculptures become images; when attached to windows, monochromatic articulated paintings lead to arquitectural elements or develop sculptural qualities. Photographs which appear in the installations open never-ending spaces for memory and reflection. Nature appears in his work in an extremely filtered way, as a road to consciousness. The loss of nature as a reference idea is the engine of Cabrita Reis' work. The artist sees architecture as replacing it and understands it as a mental discipline or a “reality exercise”through which we measure ourselves and the world. This requires a very high precision.

Patrícia Garrido graduated in painting at the Escola Superior de Belas-Artes in Lisbon (ESBAL). She has participated in numerous group exhibitions which include: Mais Tempo, Menos História, Serralves Foundation, Porto (1996); O Império Contra-Ataca, Galeria ZDB, Lisbon (1998); Squatters, Galeria do CRUARB, Porto (2001). Solo exhibitions include: T1, Serralves Foundation, Porto (1998); Móveis ao Cubo, Desenhos ao Acaso, TREM Galeria Municipal de Arte, Faro (2009); Peças Mais ou Menos Recentes, EDP Foundation, Museu Nacional Soares dos Reis and Galeria Fernando Santos, Porto (2013).

Pedro Cabrita Reis was born in 1956 in Lisbon (where he lives and works) and is one of today's most famous portuguese artists. His work has been shown in well established international shows, such as the 9th Kassel Documenta and the 24th São Paulo Bienale. In 2003, he represented Portugal at the Venice Bienale.

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Patrícia Garrido graduated in painting at the Escola Superior de Belas-Artes in Lisbon (ESBAL). She has participated in numerous group exhibitions which include: Mais Tempo, Menos História, Serralves Foundation, Porto (1996); O Império Contra-Ataca, Galeria ZDB, Lisbon (1998); Squatters, Galeria do CRUARB, Porto (2001). Solo exhibitions include: T1, Serralves Foundation, Porto (1998); Móveis ao Cubo, Desenhos ao Acaso, TREM Galeria Municipal de Arte, Faro (2009); Peças Mais ou Menos Recentes, EDP Foundation, Museu Nacional Soares dos Reis and Galeria Fernando Santos, Porto (2013).

Patrícia Garrido graduated in painting at the Escola Superior de Belas-Artes in Lisbon (ESBAL). She has participated in numerous group exhibitions which include: Mais Tempo, Menos História, Serralves Foundation, Porto (1996); O Império Contra-Ataca, Galeria ZDB, Lisbon (1998); Squatters, Galeria do CRUARB, Porto (2001). Solo exhibitions include: T1, Serralves Foundation, Porto (1998); Móveis ao Cubo, Desenhos ao Acaso, TREM Galeria Municipal de Arte, Faro (2009); Peças Mais ou Menos Recentes, EDP Foundation, Museu Nacional Soares dos Reis and Galeria Fernando Santos, Porto (2013).

Her work is featured in the following collections: Museu do Chiado, Serralves Foundation, Museu de Arte Contemporânea do Funchal, EDP Foundation, Coleção António Cachola and also the Coleção Banco Privado. She received the Prémio União Latina prize in 2001.From the principles of assemblage, intervened appropriation and abstract construction, the artist creates objects that appeal to the careful reading of their own processes, surprise and intrinsic nature. Isolated or conceived for dialogues in the space, they have the presence and the tactile appeal of sculpture, but also the resourcefulness of drawing and the intriguing challenge of their latent symbolic reference.

Pedro Cabrita Reis was born in 1956 in Lisbon (where he lives and works) and is one of today's most famous portuguese artists. His work has been shown in well established international shows, such as the 9th Kassel Documenta and the 24th São Paulo Bienale. In 2003, he represented Portugal at the Venice Bienale.

The complex work of Pedro Cabrita Reis includes a multiplicity of means, from drawings using graffiti and pastel, to large scale painting and arquitectural dimensioned installations. The flux between the used materials nevertheless maintains each's own character. Sculptures become images; when attached to windows, monochromatic articulated paintings lead to arquitectural elements or develop sculptural qualities. Photographs which appear in the installations open never-ending spaces for memory and reflection. Nature appears in his work in an extremely filtered way, as a road to consciousness. The loss of nature as a reference idea is the engine of Cabrita Reis' work. The artist sees architecture as replacing it and understands it as a mental discipline or a “reality exercise”through which we measure ourselves and the world. This requires a very high precision.

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I see myself as a painter, in the classic sense of the word, and...it is as a painter that I relate to the world, to that which I do and to my own self . All that I've ever done were paintings, some of them lighter, hung on walls, then heavier ones, set on the ground, and then some that encompass whole spaces.

Cabrita, A Talk in the Countryside, Pedro Cabrita Reis, Agusto M. Seabra, Souto Moura 

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