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Collectors

Portuguese judge orders seizure of all assets owned by African art collector Isabel dos Santos in the country

Move is intended to stall the sales of stakes in multi-million-Euro companies based in Portugal

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Biennials & festivals

The biennial refurbishing a Unesco World Heritage city one building at a time

The third edition of Anozero in Coimbra includes works by Steve McQueen, Anna Boghiguian, and the Portuguese duo João Maria Gusmão & Pedro Paiva

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Museu Coleção Berardo

Berardo museum stays open in Lisbon despite uncertainty over future of ‘Portuguese Saatchi’s’ collection

Portuguese government has stepped in and seized art assets following protracted legal battle, press reports say

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Anish Kapoor

Man hospitalised after falling in Anish Kapoor installation

The work at the Serralves museum, which includes a gaping hole, is part of the artist's first institutional show in Portugal

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Biennials & festivals

‘Global’ contemporary African art comes to rural Portugal—despite growing visa issues for artists travelling to Europe

New festival Evora Africa includes key works by Malick Sidibé, Romuald Hazoumé and Cheri Samba

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Collectors

After loans and offers of first refusal Portugal may lose billionaire's collection to Brazil

José Berardo doubts government will buy, and plans new art deco museum

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Collectors

José Berardo is on the verge of signing an agreement to show his art in Lisbon

The billionaire's collection features Frida Kahlo, Francis Bacon and Dan Flavin, among others

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Artist interview

Interview with Paula Rego, prints of darkness

After 40 years of painting, Rego is still surprised by the images she creates

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José Berardo

José Berardo’s collection goes public

Financier unveils his new museum in Sintra’s former Casino with a collection formed in just four years