Fossil (Nautilus) - Portimão, Portugal
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member manchanegra
N 37° 08.435 W 008° 31.884
29S E 541617 N 4110570
Quick Description: Fossil (Nautilus) is a sculpture by the Portuguese artists Arlindo Arez and Paulo Quaresma.
Location: Faro, Portugal
Date Posted: 1/5/2012 4:46:00 AM
Waymark Code: WMDEQK
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
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Long Description:
Fossil (Nautilus) is a sculpture by the Portuguese artists Arlindo Arez and Paulo Quaresma.

Fossil (Nautilus) was made for the III Simposium Internacional de Escultura (3th International Sculpture Simposium) Alvor (a close parish from Portimão Municipality) in 2003 and the sculpture was made during the simposium (everyone passing by could see the creative process going on). It´s in display on the riverside between the road and rail bridges.

The sculpture represents a fossil of a Nautilus, a marine creature of cephalopod family. (visit link)

Arlindo Arez was born in Portimão in 1957 where he works. His atelier is located in Quinta dos Pôrtos, Alcalar and he has been a regular participant in these Simposiums.
More about Arlindo Arez: (visit link)

Paulo Quaresma was born in Lisbon in 1972 but he live and work in Algarve in the south of Portugal. He is currently finishing his degree in Visual Arts. He was founder and vice president of "Cuneo-Sularte", a Cultural Association and Founder and President of "A Gaveta" a Cultural Association devoted to Theater research.
More about Paulo Quaresma: (visit link)

Both artists have been envolved in the Portimão/Alvor Sculpture Symposiums since it´s beguinning.
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Date Sculpture was opened for vewing?: 1/1/2003

Where is this sculpture?:
Portimão Riverside
Portimão, Portugal

Sculptors Name: Arlindo Arez and Paulo Quaresma

Website for sculpture?: Not listed

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