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Exposição inspirada em fauna brasileira 'Curious Creatures'
Vamos nos encontrar para visitar juntos a exposição 'Curious Creatures', do artista Frans Post que foi ao Brasil e desenhou por 7 anos a exótica flora e fauna de lá. Junte-se a nós para ter o prazer de contemplar esta fabulosa coleção de 34 desenhos que está exposta na maravilhosa National Gallery of Ireland. Depois podemos ir a um café para conversar sobre as nossas impressões (em português e\ou inglês) e conhecer novas pessoas interessadas em cultura. Abaixo leia mais detalhes sobre a exposição, informação do site da National Gallery - link abaixo: "In 1636 the artist Frans Post (1612–80) travelled to Brazil under the patronage of Governor Johan Maurits of Nassau. At this time, a large area of north-eastern Brazil was a Dutch colony. Post spent seven years drawing the exotic flora and fauna of Brazil. The country continued to inspire him when he returned to the Netherlands in 1644. Recently discovered at the Noord-Hollands Archief in Haarlem, 34 coloured drawings of exotic animals will be complemented by the National Gallery of Ireland’s magnificent, Brazilian Landscape with a Sugar Mill by Post, which depicts a Dutch sugar plantation with alligators, armadillos, anteaters and a monkey in the foreground. Other key works will be shown, including Post’s View of Olinda, Brazil (Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam), and Sugar Mill (Atlas Van Stolk, Rotterdam). The exhibition will provide a rare opportunity to view a remarkable group of drawings by a Dutch seventeenth-century artist together with some of his important painted Brazilian views. Curator: Niamh MacNally, National Gallery of Ireland. The exhibition is kindly supported by the Friends of the National Gallery of Ireland." (from:https://www.nationalgallery.ie/curious-creatures-frans-post-and-brazil) Local - National Gallery of Ireland - Print Gallery | Free admission

National Gallery of Ireland

Merrion Square West · Dublin

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Welcome to the Dublin Portuguese Language Meetup!

Would you like to improve your Portuguese? This group is for those of you who want to meet people interested in the Portuguese language and in Brazilian or Portuguese culture. Anyone who is interested in Portuguese, from beginner to native-speaker is welcome! We aim to schedule events to accommodate the range of proficiencies and to provide cultural/linguistic events. If you would like to be an event organiser, please contact us or if you have an idea for an upcoming event just send your thoughts to our email: portugueselanguagecentre@gmail.com

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