From Paris, Gulbenkian
was able to control his interest in the oil industry in the Middle East.
The IV International Symposium Amonet took place at the Calouste Gulbenkian
Foundation, in Portugal, Lisbon, during two days--1st and 2nd December 2014.
"This is Not an Egyptian film" runs until May 4 at LAU's Gulbenkian
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- Born in E[pounds sterling]skE-dar in what was then Constantinople, Calouste Gulbenkian
(1869-1955) was an Armenian who made a fortune in the oil business, helping to create what was once the vast Royal Dutch/Shell company.
The featured artists included Radovan Vlatkovic, Abel Pereira (Symphony Orchestra of Porto Casa da Musica), Jonathan Luxton (Gulbenkian
Orchestra), Filipe Abreu (Staatsorchester Darmstadt, Germany), and Nuno Vaz (Remix Ensemble Casa da Musica and the Metropolitan Orchestra of Lisbon).
His work has been selected for several prestigious institutions, including the Royal Academy, and he was winner of the Gulbenkian
Welsh Art Prize in 1999 and runner-up of Welsh Artist of the Year in 2000.
In 2005, Big Pit won the prestigious Gulbenkian
Prize for Museum of the Year, beating off stiff competition from nearly 60 other museums across the UK to scoop this major award.
Experts from ''Musee des textiles de Washington'', ''Musee de l'Ermitage de Saint Petersburg'', ''Wallace collection de Londres'', ''Musee Gulbenkian
de Lisbonne'', ''Musee du Louvre'', ''Musee Jacquemart- Andre'', ''Istanbul Topkapi Palace Museum'', ''Museum fur Islamische Kunst de Berlin'', and ''Musee Correr de Venise'' will attend the congress.
The company and its artistic director, Graham Vick, have been short-listed for the Calouste Gulbenkian
Foundation UK award.
CENTRO DE ARTE MODERNA DA FUNDACAO CALOUSTE GULBENKIAN
* July 21-October 9 * Curated by Isabel Carlos Joao Penalva's most ambitious survey show to date smartly brings together a full complement of his work, from his rarely seen allegorically driven paintings of the 1980s and '90s through his more recent multimedia installations and videos.
The initiative is being organised by Age UK, Counsel And Care, Independent Age and WRVS, and funded by the Calouste Gulbenkian