The Movement for Contemporary Art (MAC-Lisboa) gave away their 15th Art and Culture Awards, during a ceremony held in Lisbon.
The Fine Arts Magazine Niram Art, founded in Madrid by the painter Romeo Niram, won the Mac’2009 Press Award for its commitment to “promoting contemporary artists in the Iberian Peninsula”, says Mr. Alvaro Lobato de Faria, founder of MAC Lisboa.
Romeo Niram received a second award for his personal involvement in various artistic and cultural fields, from art to literature, theatre, music, both with Niram art Magazine and also in Espacio Niram, a cultural venue opened last year in Madrid.
The PR Agency Defeses Fine Arts was distinguished with the MAC’2009 Cultural Promotion Award.
The founder of the agency, the cultural journalist Eva Defeses, received the Trophy Mac’ Cultural Journalism for building a bridge between Portuguese and Spanish arts.