A SECOND LATER suggests the time of the missed opportunity, the break between the act and the contact. In the most common apprehension of the artistic disciplines’ domain, drawing and illustration (ignoring the primitivism of Art as a narrative of daily life and heroes perpetuation) appear to us, not rarely, as the before or parallel… Continue reading

Photography in Art

A year ago, we thought of photography as matter that we knew needed to be elevated. The characteristic restlessness of photographic practices matched with the audacity that invaded us when having the gallery shairart dst as a blank space. A continuous action between talent search and encounter returned got us back to the original exhibition’s… Continue reading

o/accidental T-E-R-R-I-T-O-R-I-E-S

The reader will consent me the linguistic derivation and the appropriation of a neofuturistic plastic tendency to use the word as image, in the poetic bridge with the political message of this exhibition, one more, at gallery shairart dst (Braga), which is intended as a starting point, not so much for judgments of art criticism,… Continue reading


In 2017 shairart renewed itself: its team, energy and strategy. We wanted to make cool collecting Contemporary Art and inspired by Walter Chrysler’s words: “Buy art because you like it and because it moves you, and because it enhances your life”, we added the appeal: Be a collector. The fabulous space at Raio street was… Continue reading


The fable, in the true sense of the word, is what deserves to be said. For a long time, in Western society, everyday life could only have access to the discourse when crossed and transfigured by the fabulous; it had to be withdrawn out of itself by heroism, feat, adventures, providence, and grace, and eventually… Continue reading

Fernando Marques de Oliveira

There is in Fernando Marques de Oliveira’s work (n.1947) the architecture’s space observation’s duality, on urbanism and city forms with the delicacy of fine painting and firm forms. In 2017, after a withdrawal period from the art market, only interrupted by the exhibition at gallery Pedro Oliveira in 2012, the artist appears again in the… Continue reading