Urban Art Museum
Let yourself be amazed by the urban art scattered throughout the gardens and buildings of the park.
The MAU reflects the spirit that is lived in the Taguspark, disruptive, bold and urban, and embodies the values that the City of Knowledge intends to transmit to the community. Sharpen your senses and let yourself be surprised by the gardens of the park and its garages, and discover a set of daring, challenging and creative works by several internationally recognized Portuguese plastic artists, including Bordalo II, Clo Bourgard and Osir. This museum is an invitation to introspection and reflection on society and the world in which we live.1 2 3 Next › Last »
“I only know that I know nothing”; “The Right Way”; “Sophia”; “A Direction”; “Love and Wisdom”; “After the Horizon
Garagem Núcleo Central
Bust of Nelson Mandela
Praça Nelson Mandela
This sculpture is an artistic homage to Nelson Mandela’s fundamental contribution to the defense of freedom. The sculpture, a huge mirrored head two meters high, rises from the ground as if it were a ‘captured voice’, declaring to the heavens a fundamental principle – Man is a free Being!
This work, in addition to representing Mandela, also mirrors the observer. There is a purposeful merging in this work. Mandela’s head seeks to awaken our attention to adverse realities, inside and outside our social and cultural circle, to our place in society. So that we can continue the “struggle” of Madiba – justice, racial inclusion and equal opportunities – the head being the expression of historical memory and its (external) reflection,from the mirrored matter, from everything that exists around.