THE ROLE OF PUBLIC ART IN ‘LISBON 1994’: AN IMPROVEMENT TO THIS CITY’S FUTURE

On the [email protected]. 2008;0(11):75-80

 

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Journal Title: On the [email protected]

ISSN: 1139-7365 (Print)

Publisher: Universitat de Barcelona

LCC Subject Category: Fine Arts

Country of publisher: Spain

Language of fulltext: Catalan; Valencian, French, Portuguese, English, Spanish; Castilian, Italian

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AUTHORS

Telmo Lopes ("M.A. in Urban Design, Universitat de Barcelona. Ph.D. student of the program - Public Space and Urban Regeneration: Art and Society, University of Barcelona")

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Time From Submission to Publication: 14 weeks

 

Abstract | Full Text

The capital city of Portugal, Lisbon - a coastal city with a population of around 540000 people – was nominated as European Capital of Culture in 1994. This study describes how Public Art projects were included in those cultural master plans and how they affected their environment, from the cultural event to the physical identity that remained there. This study relates the impact of Public Art in Urban Design under a reflexive point of view which expresses future connections of this theme with the city, and supply with documents Lisbon’s Public Art of 1994, mainly through the influence of the event of Lisbon European Capital of Culture.