During 6 days AIP and FIL gather a selection from 66 Contemporary Art Galleries to show the very best this artistic movement has to offer.
The 2006 ARTE LISBOA edition counts on the presence of 66 galleries from different countries, 47 from Portugal and the rest from Spain, Germany, Brazil, Mexico and Cuba.
APGA organized their first two editions in association with AIP – Associação Industrial Portuguesa, (Portugueses Industrial Association) – in 1999 and 2000. By the following year, they were organized exclusively by AIP and FIL.
ARTE LISBOA aims to be a meeting point for artists, colectors, critics and other agents of the trade, as well as divulging contemporary art to the buyer segment.
Antiks Design, Art Lounge, MCO; Plumba, Sacramento and Sete are the debouing galleries at the exhibition that countrs on well known galleries such as Galeria 111, Arte Periférica, Minimal, São Mamede, amongst others.
The 2006 edition, counts on the High Sponsorship of the President of the Republic who presides over the Commission of Honor of ARTE LISBOA and integrates various individualities of the Government and the Portuguese State as well as high entities of Portuguese public life, enterprises and culture. The Advisory Commission integrates the Selective Commission which consists of the following entities: APGA - Portuguese association of the Art Galleries, ATL - Tourism Association of Lisbon, CML - City council of Lisbon, and the Ministry of the Culture, through the IA - Institute of the Arts and the galleries of Cristina art War, Palmira Suso, Peter Wax, Peter Oliveira, Blue Square and Module - Diffusing Center of Art.
Therefore, the best conditions have been put together for a high quality fair, and will be held at Parque das Nações, an architectural reference where Expo 98 was held.
The main goal of ARTE LISBOA 2006 is to attract, captivate and promote the professional and general public’s interest during the fair and through related activities in such a way, that for 6 days they may discover the very best modern art has to offer.
ARTEH® - Hotels and Resorts has made the main goal its own by prolonging the artistic experience in some of the best charming hotels in Lisbon.
Bairro Alto Hotel
A reference to luxury in the historical and cultural centre of Lisbon.
With its eyes set on Luís de Camões Square and very close to the São Carlos National Theatre in Lisbon the luxurious and cosmopolitan Bairro Alto Hotel is implanted into the former Grand Hotel de l’ Europe, where most of the renowned European artists once stayed during the 19th and 20th century.
In the cosy and sophisticated rooms and suites, as in all the hotel spaces, contemporary touches were combined with details from the thirties and fifties. The wood floors, the walnut furniture, the woollen rugs and the varied linen and silk fabrics are all of special note and are accompanied by frescoes on the walls.
At the restaurant exceptional cosmopolitan cuisine can be appreciated. On the terrace, the unique sunset over the city embraced by the Tagus River should be admired. In the evening, the surrounding bohemian Bairro Alto is proof that certain things never change.
Heritage Av da Liberdade
Discover the historical past and the cosmopolitan present of Lisbon.
In Lisbon, on the corner of the Avenida da Liberdade with the Largo da Anunciada, is a beautiful 18th century building, sober and discreet in its architectural style, which is home to the charming Heritage Av Liberdade hotel.
The building’s 18th century façade was kept, as well as the masonry and the railings on the balconies. Inside, the Pombal age tiles, the wooden portals and pieces of antique furniture were restored. The outcome is a comfortable and refined environment with a cosmopolitan feel.
Located in the heart of Lisbon’s historical centre, the hotel is very close to the city’s typical areas. Walk down the avenue in the direction of Rossio and Chiado, climb the hills into the Bairro Alto, Alfama or the São Jorge Castle that has watched over the city for centuries.
Enjoy reading a book while occasionally watching the city of Lisbon from its roof tops.
Lisbon’s most ancient palace, the “Palácio Belmonte”, is set in the historical city centre on the hill of the São Jorge Castle.
The suites were decorated with an individual and modern style. Each room was named after a culturally renowned Portuguese personality and antique furniture was brought into harmony with contemporary works of art.
Make yourself at home in an atmosphere of luxury, refinement and history.
Located in one of the most tranquil areas of Lisbon the Pestana Palace Hotel was born from the restoration and refurbishment of the former Marquês de Valle Flôr Palace dated from the 19th century and classified as a national monument.
In the impressive inner spaces the rooms and halls are ideal for parties, banquets or other prestigious events. The rooms and suites, located in a new wing, are of the utmost comfort and fully equipped. In the palace there are the luxury suites with a refined epochal decor.
After a well spent day or before a night spent well, retreat to the garden to delight in a candle-lit supper.
By the Tagus River, in the centre of Lisbon, and receiving guests for over a hundred years, York House resulted from the adaptation of the early XVII century “Convento dos Marianos”.
A small patio replete with trees, flowers, and plants is located at the centre of the building, and proves to be an ideal refuge to rest, relax and enjoy an evening drink.
The rooms, set around the patio, combine design with touches of elegance, in harmony with the style of the building, some of which offer a magnificent view of the river and the roof tops of the city.
About ARTEH® – Hotels and Resorts
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