Francisco Tropa, O Pirgo de Chaves

Giugno 4, 2019

Dialogues: Pirgo de Chaves, an object obtained from an archaeological excavation lends the title to Francisco Tropa’s exhibition at the Calouste Gulbenkian Museum. However, it’s the dialogues that are the true dynamo of the exhibition. Not only the dialogue that Tropa perennially establishes between the old and the contemporary, between archaeology and art, but also the one created between one of the curators, Sérgio Carneiro, an archaeologist, and the artist himself (long-time friends), both joined by Penélope Curtis, director of the Gulbenkian Museum and also curator of this exhibition.

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