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Joana Vasconcelos

Joana Vasconcelos

Lisbon-based artist Joana Vasconcelos has had a year to remember, becoming the first woman to show her work at the Palace of Versailles and taking on what she described as “the most fascinating challenge” of an already remarkable career.

December 4th, 2012 | Posted in Iberians 2012 | Read More »

Portugal’s history echoes down the ages

Lisbon is a modern, relatively prosperous capital, yet the rest of the country lags woefully behind the EU’s average GDP per capita. Photo: Andrew Eatwell

In ‘The Portuguese: A Modern History’, Barry Hatton has written a lively and rigorous account of how a nation that is so often overlooked has come through disaster, dictatorship, revolution and economic mismanagement.

March 23rd, 2011 | Posted in Books, Culture, Featured, Portugal News | Read More »

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