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Costa, Luís Noronha da1972

Serralves Foundation

Serralves Foundation
Porto, Portugal

This work by Noronha da Costa stands between landscape painting and architectural painting. In a style that is deliberately impersonal and precise, the artist depicts an implausible situation in which immaculate white walls (seen through a greenish filter evocative of the passage of time) seem to replicate the walls of a museum gallery. Allowing the ‘outside’ landscape to be seen, the absence of a ceiling originates the blurring of inside and outside, through which nature creeps its way into the museum.

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  • Title: Sem título
  • Creator: Costa, Luís Noronha da
  • Date Created: 1972
  • Physical Location: Fundação de Serralves, Porto, Portugal
  • Physical Dimensions: 200cm x 160cm
  • Provenance: Col. Fundação de Serralves – Museu de Arte Contemporânea, Porto. Aquisição em 2000
  • Medium: Acrylic paint on canvas

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