EN

Exhibition : "HERGÉ" in Lisbon

After Paris, Quebec, Odense and Seoul, the HERGÉ exhibition will be held in Lisbon. This year Calouste-Gulbenkian Foundation will host the exhibition in its main gallery.

30/09/21 - 11/01/22 | Lisbon
Hergé dessine Tintin
© Robert Kayaert, SOFAM, Bruxelas / SPA, Lisboa, 2021. © Hergé-Moulinsart 2021
The HERGÉ exhibition brings together an important selection of documents relating to the work of Tintin's father. A unique opportunity to discover the treasures of Hergé's work: original drawings, paintings, photographs and archive documents.
Revealed for the first time at the Grand Palais in Paris in 2017, and organized in collaboration with the Hergé Museum in Louvain-la-Neuve, the exhibition shows the multiple facets of a leading artistic personality: from illustration to comics, advertising, press, fashion design and fine arts.
The exhibition takes us back to Georges Remi’s earliest days, the child in Brussels who before he became Hergé nourished his imagination in the cinema and learning about black and white aesthetics on the big screen. His love of drawing dates back to these years.
It also reveals a less well-known side to Hergé: his brilliant career as a graphic designer in advertising, seen in posters that feature a high level of formal creativity.
It all began in 1929, with the publication of the first adventures of Tintin in Le Petit Vingtième, and continued to develop over the years and encounters, with his introduction to Tchang Tchong-jen in 1934 being particularly decisive. Without realising it, Hergé was beginning a fabulous writing career, as an accomplished artist and storyteller. Although he was not aware of it, he created his own style, his own technique, a school of art. Using simple lines with impressive accuracy, he traces the contours of our existence and gives birth to emblematic characters who represent the great values of society. These characters are faced with all sorts of incredible situations that often have parallels with the history of the 20th century.
A whole range of processes helped him compose his stories, powerful sequences and images that have made an impression on generations of Tintin readers.
Affiche exposition Hergé à Lisbonne
© Robert Kayaert, SOFAM, Bruxelas / SPA, Lisboa, 2021. © Hergé-Moulinsart 2021
No review
or to write a review.
Create your Tintin account
From 5 to 12 letters and/or numbers
From 5 to 12 letters and/or numbers
Sorry, this username is already taken.
A confirmation will be sent to this email
8 characters minimum
8 characters minimum
Next...
You are on the official website of Tintin.
Read our privacy policy
Thank you! To verify your email, please enter the 4-digit code you received at .
If you did not receive it, check your address or look in your junk mail.
The numbers are wrong...
Back
Next...
Thank you !
Your account is now ready to be created.

By creating your account, you accept the terms and conditions from Tintin.com.

You accept to receive from Tintin.com personalized notifications related to Tintin (new events or exhibitions, new books or products, etc.).

You will be able to set your preferences in your account.

  
Please accept the conditions
Create my Tintin account
Log in
Forgot your password
Enter your email, you will receive a link to reset your password.
Forgot your password
An email with a link to reset your password has been sent to your email address.
Logo Tintin

Pour accéder à ce contenu, vous devez être inscrit à Tintin.com

Connexion / inscription
To apply for your Syldavian passport, you must first create a Tintin.com account.
Registered since
Last login on
Logo Tintin Français Nederlands Español 中文 日本語