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Manuel Amado

Manuel Amado

Title: Fernando Pessoa's Room II - Sunset

Technique: silkscreen

Dimensions: 50x38 cm 

Edition:  -

Reference: MA0002

RRP:  350 € 

Manuel Amado, Serigrafia

Técnica: Serigrafia

Dimensões:  Mancha (47,5 x 36,5 cm ) e Papel (70 x 50 cm)

Referência: MA0004

RRP: 350 €

Manuel Amado

Técnica: Serigrafia

Dimensões:  40,5 x 48,5 cm (mancha) e  

70 x 50 cm (papel)

Referência: MA0005

RRP: 350 €

About Manuel Amado

Manuel Amado

His work is represented in numerous public and private collections, namely, Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, Fundação Centro Cultural de Belém, Fundação Champalimaud, Fundação Cupertino de Miranda, Fundação D. Luís I, Fundação das Casas de Fronteira and Alorna, Fundação EDP , Fundação Galp Energia, Fundação Grupo Santander, Fundação Millennium bcp, Fundação Oriente, Fundação Portugal Telecom / Altice Portugal, Banco de Bilbao y Vizcaya, BNU MACAU, Caixa Geral de Depósitos, Canary Wharf Group, Euronext Lisboa, Macau Monetary Fund, New Bank, National Culture Center, Berardo Museum, Portalegre Tapestry Museum, Lisbon Museum / EGEAC, Setúbal Museum / Convento de Jesus, Tomar Museum / José Augusto França Donation, National Theater and Dance Museum.

1940: Born in Lisbon


With a long career that began in the late 1950s, Manuel Amado is one of the most important Portuguese painters of his generation, with a very unique and distinctive path.


An architect by training, but dedicated exclusively to painting since 1987, his works are often thematic series, in which the human figure is absent or appears secondary to the spaces represented.


Connected to the performing arts through his father, the author, director and actor Fernando Amado, his relationship with the theater is visible in his work, particularly in the series O espectáculo vai começar... 


His paintings stand out for their rigorous representation of light and shadows, which play a fundamental scenic role, and also for the way he builds his works from a mystery, a memory and a look at the country and the passage of time, namely the city of Lisbon, where he was born.


2019: Death.


1981 – Poster Award;

1982 – Seixal Municipal Council Poster Prize;

1983 - 1st prize on the Bank Workers' Union poster; Amadora City Council Award;

1984 - 3rd prize for poster for the Camões Day celebrations;

1985 - 3rd Poster Prize, Palmela;

1986 – Vila Franca de Xira Poster Prize;

1987 – 1st prize for Seixal posters;

1989 – Manuel Filipe Painting Prize, Cascais;

1991 – Honorable Mention at the Petit Format Exhibition, Cascais;

1992 – I Salão de Artes Plásticas Award, Sintra;

- Silver Medal from Costa do Estoril;

- Monograph City of Abrantes;

- Painting Award from the Abrantes City Council;

- Painting award from Vila Franca de Xira City Council; - Costa do Sol lounge prices.

If you enjoyed Manuel Amado, you might also be interested in Gentil Homem and Jacinto Luís´s work. 

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