Tote Bag Sketch 1996 III, Álvaro Siza
The tote bag III highlights the original sketches of Architect Álvaro Siza.
This line of accessories, created from original sketches from the Serralves Museum of Contemporary Art, reflects the incessant use of drawing as a working instrument, the prefiguration of forms and spaces through schisto and technical drawing.
Álvaro Siza is one of the most emblematic architects of the 20th century, and one of the names with which Portugal is associated in any part of the world, winner of the Pritzker Prize in 1992. It was in 1991 that Álvaro Siza was invited to design the Museum of Art Contemporary by Serralves, which opened in 1999.
In 2019, he completed the architectural project for the Casa do Cinema Manoel de Oliveira and in 2021 the restoration and adaptation of the Casa de Serralves. Maintaining, until today, a collaborative relationship with the institution and its programming.
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