It is with great pleasure that we announce the third edition of the Conference COLOURS: Bridging Science with art, that will be held in Évora University from 14th to 16th September 2022.
COLOURS2022 is made under the framework of project ALMADA: Unveiling the mural painting Art of Almada Negreiros (1938-1956): technical, material and diagnostic scientific study as guide for its future conservation and enjoyment. Almada Negreiros was a key artist of Portuguese Modern Art from the first half of the 20th century and he has left in the city of Lisbon a rich opus of mural paintings still to be discovered by the International Art world. The third conference of COLOURS: bridging science to ART intends to pay homage to Almada Negreiros and to all contemporary and following artist generations who worldwide have combined old colour traditions with new painting materials and techniques. COLOURS2022 is a unique opportunity to discuss them together and the challenges that the safeguard of their works of art face nowadays.
COLOURS2022 is dedicated to Modern and Contemporary art, with a special focus on mural painting and street art. The scope is to: