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O CORPO, A SEXUALIDADE E O ERÓTICO NA OBRA DE JÚLIO POMAR / THE BODY, SEXUALITY AND THE EROTIC IN THE WORK OF JÚLIO POMAR (2019)


    Júlio Pomar (1926-2018) was often considered the greatest Portuguese painter of his generation.
    O corpo, a sexualidade e o erótico na obra de Júlio Pomar / The body, sexuality and the erotic in the work of Júlio Pomar. (2019), establishes free correspondences between the painter’s writings and his pictorial work focusing primarily on his explorations and concerns around the body, sexuality and the erotic.
    In his moments of despair, he declares that drawing does not exist and that only geometrical figures can be made with lines; (...) drawing furnishes a skeleton, color gives life; but life without the skeleton is much less complete than the skeleton without life. Honoré de Balzac, Le Chef-d’oeuvre inconnu.


2019 – O corpo, a sexualidade e o erótico na obra de Júlio Pomar / The body, sexuality and the erotic in the work of Júlio Pomar
Two-channel audiovisual installation, 160 slides (80/80), 35mm, black and white, stereo sound, 40min loop, variable dimensions; C-print, 50x70cm
Commission: Atelier Museu Júlio Pomar/EGEAC
Production: Lamaland
Additional support: Fineprint, MacDowell Colony, O Som e a Fúria, Screen Miguel Nabinho, Yaddo
Support: EGEAC – Câmara Municipal de Lisboa



2020 – O corpo, a sexualidade e o erótico na obra de Júlio Pomar / The body, sexuality and the erotic in the work of Júlio Pomar
Publication
Production: Atelier Museu Júlio Pomar/EGEAC
Printing: Maiadouro
Support: EGEAC – Câmara Municipal de Lisboa
Distribution: Documenta, Sistema Solar

Text by: Sara Antonia, Pedro Faro
Conversation with: Salomé Lamas, Isabel Ramos, Miguel Martins, ilhas Studio