Palácio da Lousã, Portugal, Paris, France and Los Angeles, California with Surrealism Now

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Artists from 29 countries are taking part in this exhibition, namely Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Spain, USA, Philippines, France, Holland, Indonesia, England, Iran, Iceland , Italy, Japan, Mexico, New Zealand, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovenia, Ukraine, Vietnam.

Thousands of visitors at International Surrealism Now in Portugal saw the show extended indefinitely.

International Surrealism Now is a project by the surrealist painter Santiago Ribeiro, who has dedicated himself to promoting the surrealism of the 21st century, through exhibitions worldwide.

The “International Surrealism Now” began in 2010 in Coimbra, when Santiago Ribeiro conceived a major exhibition organized by Bissaya Barreto Foundation. This event has been in Conímbriga celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Monographic Museum (second most visited museum in Portugal). The show has also been in Paris with the support of GAPP – Art Gallery Portugal Presente and Liba WS, organized once again by the Bissaya Barreto Foundation and Santiago Ribeiro, and in Madrid with the support of Yamal Din. After that it went to Dallas with the support of the american surrealist artist Shahla Rosa.

Lately it has been presented at the medieval Castle of Paço da Ega, organized by Rede de Bibliotecas and House Mayor of Condeixa-a-Nova and at gallery Vieira Portuesense located in the center of the city of Porto’s second largest city of Portugal.

The works of 61 artists are shown at Palácio da Lousã:

Agim Meta, Ana Neamu, Anna Plavinskaya, Andrew Baines, Asier Guerrero Rico ( Dio ), Brigid Marlin, Daila Lupo, Dan Neamu, Daniel Hanequand, Daniele Gori, Domen Lo, Edgar Invoker, Egill Eibsen, Erik Heyninck, Ettore Aldo Del Vigo, Farhad Jafari, France Garrido, Francisco Urbano, Gromyko Semper, Héctor Pineda, Hugues Gillet, Isabel Meyrelles, Keith Wigdor, Leo Plaw, Liba WS, Lubomír Štícha, Ludgero Rolo, Lv Shang, Maciej Hoffman, Magi Calhoun, Maria Aristova, Martina Hoffman, Mehriban Efendi, Naiker Roman, Nazareno Stanislau, Octavian Florescu, Oleg korolev, Olga Spiegel, Otto Rapp, Paula Rosa, Pedro Diaz Cartes, Rudolf Boelee, Santiago Ribeiro, Sergey Tyukanov, Shahla Rosa, Shoji Tanaka, Shan Zhulan, Sio Shisio, Slavko Krunic, Sônia Mena Barreto, Steve Smith, Stuart Griggs, Svetlana Kislyachenko, Tatomir Pitariu, Ton Haring, Victor Lages, Vu Huyen Thuong, Yamal Din, Yuri Tsvetaev e Zoran Velimanovic.

In Paris the show at the General Consulate of Portugal includes the participation of sculptor Isabel Meyrelles ( Historical figure of international surrealism, familiar with surrealist like Andre Breton and with the Portuguese Cruzeiro Seixas ) and painter Santiago Ribeiro.

The Paris exhibition is entitled “L’envers de la Réalité”. A surrealistic expression to explain that Surrealism is like a ripping curtain that reveals to us what is happening on the other side of reality.

The exhibition is on from December 4, 2014 to January 8, 2015, co-organized by the General Consulate of Portugal in Paris andGAPP (Galeria de Arte Portugal Presente).

Los Angeles, California, at Latino Art Museum “21st Century Luso-American Surrealism” emerges through invitation by American surrealist artist Shahla Rosa and it features artworks by artists:

Portugal – Francisco Urbano, Santiago Ribeiro, Victor Lages;
USA – France Garrido, KD Matheson, Olga Spiegle, Shahla Rosa.


Palace of Lousã.
Rua Viscondessa do Espinhal 3200-257
Lousã, Coimbra, 
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General Consulate of Portugal in Paris
N.° 6, rue Georges Berger, 75017, Paris
Phone – (00 .331) 563.381.00
Hours: Monday to Friday, from 8 am to 6pm.

United States

Los Angeles
Latino Art Museum, 
281 S. Thomas St. Suite: # 105
Pomona Art Colony
Phone: (909) 620-6009
Toll Free: (909) 484-2618
SOURCE: Santiago Ribeiro

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The participating artists in these two exhibitions (Paris and Los Angeles), integrate the project International Surrealism Now