• Pedro Barateiro

    Museu de Lisboa

    Domingo (Sunday) (all works 2008), the title work in Pedro Barateiro’s latest exhibition, encapsulates the artist’s larger project. The installation, laid out like a living room, comprises a video shown on a television set, four replicas of Mies van der Rohe and Lilly Reich’s Barcelona chair, and nine black-and-white photographs depicting, among other things, various perspectives of one of Lisbon’s iconic midcentury buildings, the Palácio Nacional da Justiça. Yet Barateiro had scraped away certain areas of the photographic images; and the video footage showed works being installed at the Neue

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