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The city of Coimbra opens its doors to International Surrealism Now 2018 Art Exhibition

The World's Largest 21st Century Surrealist Art Exhibition. November 17 of 2018 at Coimbra House Culture and Edifício Chiado Museum in Portugal Coimbra,

Portugal, 07/01/2018 - International Surrealism Now is the largest international surrealist exhibition in the World, presenting 107 of the world’s leading surrealism artists from 48 countries. This ground breaking project is presented by Santiago Ribeiro, Portuguese surrealist painter, dedicated to promoting Surrealism of the 21st century, through exhibitions presented over the last 8 years in various parts of the world: Berlin, Moscow, Dallas, Los Angeles, Mississippi, Warsaw, Nantes, Paris, Florence, Madrid, Granada, Barcelona, Lisbon, Belgrade, Monte Negro, Romania, Japan, Taiwan and Brazil.

In an attempt to take art to the people en masse – and promote the largest group exhibit of surreal art this year -- Portuguese surrealist painter Santiago Ribeiro is teasing the public with flash images of his work in the most famous intersection of the world: Times Square. The pieces are part of the International Surrealism Now exhibit, which is to open at the Coimbra House Culture and Chiado Museum in Portugal next November 17 of 2018.

Billed as the largest world exhibition of contemporary Surrealism art in Europe – with more than 100 artists from about 50 countries participating – the exhibit of paintings, drawings, digital art, photographs and sculpture is also expected to be shown, at least in part, at several monuments and public spaces throughout Portugal.

“As always I´m doing something different and the idea to exhibit in Times Square in New York shows how the mass media are our modern means to show our art,” Ribeiro said.

Ribeiro’s work has been featured at the U.S. Embassy in Lisbon, in the Portuguese American Journal, in Digital Meets Culture, Pressenza fr, metroNews.ru, Pravda in Portuguese, The Herald News, Associated Press, ARTVOICE, EFE, APA ots, AAP, Reuters, ANA, News Aktuell and many other.publications (link).

His sponsors include Coimbra House Mayor, Bissaya Barreto Foundation and MagicCraftsman Studio.

He conceived the International Surrealism Now movement in 2010 in Coimbra with a major exhibit organized by Bissaya Barreto. International Surrealism Now of the 21st century presents a strong force for freedom of creativity, love and hope. This can be see in the works of the personal visions of more than 110 of the world’s leading surrealism artists representing the hopes, dreams and idealogies of 50 countries proposing new perspectives, solutions and healing journeys Showcasing the dreams of creative and ideological freedom, the modern day internet allows us to bring you the vital works of these astounding 21st century surealist artists.

Artists: Achraf Baznani, Morocco / Agim Meta, Spain / Aissa Mammasse, Algeria / Alvaro Mejias, Venezuela / Ana Neamu, Romania / Ana Pilar Morales, Spain / Andrew Baines, Australia / Asier Guerrero Rico (Dio), Spain / Brigid Marlin, UK / Bien Banez, Philippines / Can Emed, Turkey / Carlos Sablón, Cuba / Cătălin Precup, Romania / Cristian Townsend, Australia / Conor Walton, Ireland / Cynthia Tom, China / USA / Dag Samsund, Denmark / Daila Lupo, Italy / Dan Neamu, Romania / Daniel Chiriac, Romania / Daniel Hanequand, France / Canada / Daniele Gori, Italy / Delphine Cencig, France / Dean Fleming, USA / Domen Lo, Slovenia / Edgar Invoker, Russia / Efrat Cybulkiewicz, Venezuela / Egill Eibsen, Iceland / Erik Heyninck, Belgium / Ettore Aldo Del Vigo, Italy / Farhad Jafari, Iran / France Garrido, USA / Francisco Urbano, Portugal / Genesis Cabrera, USA / Graça Bordalo Pinheiro, Portugal / Graszka Paulska, Poland / Gromyko Semper, Philippines / Gyuri Lohmuller, Romania / Hector Pineda, Mexico / Hector Toro, Colombia / Henrietta Kozica, Sweden / Hugues Gillet, France / Isabel Meyrelles, Portugal / Iwasaki Nagi, Japan / James Skelton, UK / Jay Garfinkle, USA / Jay Paul Vonkoffler, American / Argentine / Jimah St, Nigeria / Joanna Budzyńska-Sycz, Poland / João Duarte, Portugal / Keith Wigdor, USA / Leo Wijnhoven, Netherlands / Leo Plaw, Germany / Liba WS, France / Lubomír Štícha, Republic Czech / Ludgero Rolo, Portugal / Lv Shang, China / Maciej Hoffman, Poland / Magi Calhoun, USA / Marnie Pitts, UK / Maria Aristova, Russia / Mario Devcic, Croatia / Martina Hoffman, Germany / Mathias Böhm, Germany / Mehriban Efendi, Azerbaijan / Naiker Roman, Cuba / Spain / Nazareno Stanislau, Brazil / Nikolina Petolas, Croatia / Octavian Florescu, Canada / Oleg Korolev, Russia / Olesya Novik, Russia / Olga Spiegel, USA / Otto Rapp, Austria / Paula Rosa, Portugal / Paulo Cunha, Canada / Pedro Diaz Cartes, Chile / Penny Golledge, UK / Peter MC LANE, France / Philippe Pelletier, France / Roch Fautch, USA / Rodica Miller, USA / Ruben Cukier, Argentine / Israeli / Rudolf Boelee, New Zealand / Russbelt Guerra, Peru / Sabina Nore, Austria / Sampo Kaikkonen, Finland / Santiago Ribeiro, Portugal / Sarah Zambiasi, Australia / Serge Sunne, Latvia / Sergey Tyukanov, Russia / Shahla Rosa, USA / Shoji Tanaka, Japan / Shan Zhulan, China / Shia Weltenmenge, Germany / Sio Shisio, Indonesia / Slavko Krunic, Serbia / Sônia Menna Barreto, Brazil / Steve Smith, USA / Stuart Griggs, UK / Svetlana Kislyachenko, Ukraine / Svetlana Ratova, Russia / Tatomir Pitariu, USA / Tersanszki Cornelia, Romania / Ton Haring, Netherlands / Victor Lages, Portugal / Vu Huyen Thuong, Vietnam / Yamal Din, Morocco / Spain / Yuri Tsvetaev, Russia / Zoltan Ducsai, Hungary / Zoran Velimanovic, Serbia.

48 countries: Algeria, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Croatia, Czech Republic, Cuba, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Iceland, Indonesia, Iran, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Mexico, Morocco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nigeria, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States, Ukraine, Venezuela, Vietnam.

Note for the international tourists: Visit Portugal as a tourist for International Surrealism Now. It’s one of the safest places in the world --without terrorism, without violence, without weapons. There are no hurricanes and cyclones, only good food and wine (vinho tinto), wonderful places and weather, the sea and mountains, the monuments and city ruins from the Stone Age to the Roman Empire; from the Middle Ages to the Renaissance; maritime discoveries; from the Classic to the Modern.

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Schedule: from 9h to 13h and from 14h to 19h. Casa da Cultura & Museu do Chiado, 3000, Coimbra, Portugal.

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