The book The Time of Images – Works from the Portuguese Screen Printing Center at the National Library of Portugal é This is an eloquent testimony to the importance of preserving the heritage of graphic work in Portugal.
Documents, in chronological order, the four exhibitions of the Portuguese Screen Printing Center that took place at the National Library of Portugal in 2016, 2018 , 2020 and 2023 and catalogsmore than 650 works by 235 different authors, donated under the protocol established between the two institutions, forming a notable public collection of contemporary graphic work, constituted as cultural heritage.
Among the artists cataloged are names such as Graça Morais, José of Guimares. Júlio Pomar, Mário Cesariny, Marçal, Pedro Calapez, Cristina Ataíde, Sofia Areal, Querubim Lapa, Rui Sanches, Pedro Proença, Paulo Arraiano, Miguel Januário, Manuel João Vieira, Graça Pereira Coutinho, among many others.
It also contains texts by Maria Inês Cordeiro, director of BNP, Antônio Prates, founder of the CPS, João Prates, director of the CPS and Maria João Fernandes, art critic.
The Time of Images is is an eloquent testimony to the importance of heritage preservation of graphic work in Portugal and represents a precious certificate of the value that the collections of our Partners and Clients have acquired over time .
Time of Images, CPS and BNP Edition, 2023
Comprises 4 CPS exhibitions at BNP and more than 650 works by 235 different authors
Nº of pages: 364
Bilingual edition: Portuguese and English