International Surrealism Now Exhibition – The House of Culture of Setúbal, Portugal – 2012
After being in Conímbriga the exhibition “International Surrealism Now” goes to the House of Culture of Setúbal, opened this 5th day of October 2012, being the second exhibition in this brand new cultural space.
The International Surrealism Now is an initiative of the surrealist painter of Coimbra, Santiago Ribeiro, who has released the international surrealism. Now in partnership with artist Victor Lages, who has developed the project Utopia fantastic art, are organizing this exhibition in Setúbal in conjunction with the Association of Artiset artists Setúbal.
Participating in the exhibition 35 artists from various countries, and the traveling exhibition, where change town or city, are integrated local artists.
Dream Matter No. 25 hanging in the “International Surrealism Now” exhibition in Portugal at the Conímbriga Monographic Museum.
Surrealism Now began in 2010 with the support of the Bissaya Barreto Foundation and now to celebrate the fifty years of the Conímbriga Monographic Museum. Santiago Ribeiro has gathered together surrealists from more than 10 countries to exhibit works. The Monographic museum is Portugal’s second most visited museum. The ruins date back to 100 BCE. This antique setting juxtaposed against modern surrealist art is bound to be extraordinary.
The following artists will be exhibiting:
Yuri Tsvetaev – Russia
Daniel Hanequand – Canada
Santiago Ribeiro – Portugal
Liba WS – France
Shahla Rosa – USA
Vu Huyen Thuong – Vietnam
Ton Haring – Holland
Victor Lages – Portugal
Francisco Urbano – Portugal
Keith Wigdor – America
Majisme Majo – Holland
Steve Smith – USA
Héctor Pineda – Mexico
Gromyko Semper – Philippines
Paula Rosa – Portugal
Sio Shisio – Indonesia
The opening will be on September 1st and the show will last until the 30th of the same month.