Wednesday , June 23 2021

Conference debates the art of Cherub Lapa and Conceição Silva at Hotel do Mar



According to the organization, the conference "A Modern Vision – Architecture, Ceramics and Design" will take place on Saturday 10th with the participation of experts who present new perspectives on the architect Francisco da Conceição Silva and the artist's work Lapa cherub.

Pedro Lapa, Susana Barros Lapa, Célia Gomes, Maria Helena Souto and Rita Gomes Ferrão are the names of the speakers released by the organization.

On Sundays, guided tours are planned for Hotel Do Mar, an "emblematic building" of Conceição Silva, with ceramics from Querubim Lapa, a project completed in 1966.

Centro de Estudos Querubim Lapa recalls co-operation between Conceição Silva and Querubim Lapa, emphasizing "the experimental character of the work of the two multifaceted creators".

The ramp shop and the old Casa da Sorte, in the Chiado area of ​​Lisbon, were other projects that assembled Conceição Silva and Querubim Lapa.

The plastic art Cherub Lapa was born in Portimão in 1925 and died on May 2, 2016 at the age of 90.

An interdisciplinary artist, he has stood out as one of the largest Portuguese ceramics, and illuminates the various plates in various public spaces in the Portuguese capital.

The works can be seen in the Mexican bakery, Lisbon's university, Avenida 24 de Julho, Bela Vista station in Metropolitano de Lisboa and Banco de Portugal, for which he won the roofing in Lisbon's town hall.

On June 10, 2015, he was awarded the Grand Officer in Santago's Military Order.

The Design and Fashion Museum (MUDE), in Lisbon, announced on October 2 that it had acquired from Galeria Objetismo portik designed by the artist Querubim Lapa for the old Loja Rampa, for its "high urban, cultural heritage and cultural value".


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