Portuguese World Exhibition
|Portuguese World Exhibition|
|Name||Portuguese World Exhibition|
|Building||Museu de Arte Popular|
|Organized by||Augusto de Castro, Júlio Dantas, Cottinelli Telmo, António Ferro|
|Venue||Praça do Império, Belém|
|Opening||23 June 1940|
|Closure||2 December 1940|
The fair was divided into three main sections of display history, ethnography and the colonial world.
Monument to DiscoveriesEdit
A modernist restaurant and beer hall was designed by António Lino with guidance from Cottinelli Telmo. In 2014 it was remodelled to become a nightclub and bar.
The Brazil pavilion, named Independent Brazilian Pavilion was designed by Raul Lino, with interiors by Roberto Lacombe. Its contents included a large photographic mural, and a reading room with 5000 works. It had an art section including paintings by Lucílio de Albuquerque, Arthur Timótheo da Costa, Oscar Pereira da Silva and Candido Portinari.
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