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C.S. Ogden
C.S. Ogden is a freelance writer and blogger currently based in Western Canada who has spent considerable time in Iberia. She writes on issues concerning public art in urban spaces and on Portuguese culture as well as travel-memoir pieces. A former lecturer of visual culture and art history, she has since traded the darkened lecture hall in favour of outdoor cafes, where she can study art and architecture while enjoying an espresso.

Graça Barroso: Portugal’s “complete” dancer

Graça Barroso

A hugely influential figure on the country’s ballet scene, Barroso has died at the age of 62.

July 8th, 2013 | Posted in Culture, Featured, IberoArts, Portugal News | Read More »

Portugal stakes a claim at Colombian book fair

José Saramago

The work of Saramago, Lobo Antunes and Camões to be featured, as well as that of young writers.

April 18th, 2013 | Posted in Books, Culture, Featured, Portugal News | Read More »

Lisbon’s multimedia maestro Eduardo Nery

Eduardo Nery

Artist’s death robs Portugal of one of its most influential contemporary figures.

March 21st, 2013 | Posted in Culture, Featured, IberoArts, Portugal News | Read More »

Berardo brings Buddha to Lisbon

Joe Berardo

Influence of Portuguese-born tycoon goes beyond business as he amasses a huge art collection.

January 28th, 2013 | Posted in Culture, Featured, Portugal News | Read More »

The wisdom of doubt: Álvaro Siza

The interior of the Serpentine Gallery in london, designed by Álvaro Siza.

Despite not receiving quite the recognition that the world’s “starchitects” enjoy, the Portuguese designer takes this year’s Golden Lion award at the Venice Biennale due to his varied and often contradictory oeuvre.

October 24th, 2012 | Posted in Culture, Featured, IberoArts, Spain News | Read More »

Vasconcelos finds a Baroque home in Versailles

Wine Pavilion, by Joana Vasconcelos.

Fêted Portuguese artist returns to France, where she was born, with a major show.

July 23rd, 2012 | Posted in Culture, Featured, Spain News | Read More »

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