Lisbon. The Vhils exhibit “Dissecção/Dissection” at the Museum of Electricity.

Vhils Streetart Electricity Museum Lisbon

Portuguese street Artist Alexandre Farto aka Vhils is well known for his large works of faces carved into walls. I came across his art twice before: in Berlin and in Venice Beach.

Since July the Fundacao edp is showing his artworks at the Museu da Electricidade in Lisbons neighborhood Belém. The exhibit – titled “Dissecção/Dissection”- runs until 5th of October and is his largest solo show so far.

Vhils doors Lisboa

Vhils artwork Lisbon

Most of Vhils works show faces, wether they’re made of old posters, doors or styrofoam. The above pictured styrofoam artwork so big that you have to climb up a 2-storey-scaffolding to see the faces.

Vhils metro Lisbon

The main artwork of the exhbit -and the one that gave the show its name- is an old metro carriage, dissected, painted all white and hanging from the ceiling.

Electricity Museum Belem

The Museum of Electricity is close to the “Belém” train Station of the Linha do Cascais. Admission is free.

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