Silkscreen Instrução Pessoal, Álvaro Lapa
Serigraphy depicting the painting “Personal Instruction” (1969), an exclusive edition by the Serralves Foundation, launched on the occasion of the exhibition in the retrospective “Álvaro Lapa: No tempo todo”, presented at the Serralves Museum of Contemporary Art from February to May 2018 .
In works such as “Personal Instruction” (1969) Álvaro shows all his power as a writer. It is here that he makes clear his afflictions about the time he insists on spending and how to deal with the essence of being human without ever being sure gave birth to everything.
The exhibition "Álvaro Lapa: No tempo todo" was the most comprehensive retrospective of the work of this artist ever held. Held in Serralves, the exhibition brought together works from important museums and institutional and private collections, including collections belonging to artists, architects and writers. that also defined the artistic and intellectual landscape in Portugal in the second half of the 20th century.
Álvaro Lapa (Évora, 1939 — Porto, 2006) is a self-taught artist and writer, with an academic background through philosophy, in which he is a professor of Aesthetics at the Faculty of Fine Arts of Porto who, from 1976 and for more of two decades has left an indelible mark on consecutive generations of artists.
- 70 x 50 cm