Joan Miró, Modern Art and the Legacies of (Art) Historical Archives

The curators of the exhibition Miró-ADLAN: An Archive of Modernity (1932-1936) will be joined by Anne Umland (MoMA) and Marko Daniel (Fundació Joan Miró) for an hour-long conversation about the position of Joan Miró within the history of modern art, his role in promoting new art in Barcelona and New York, the spaces in which his work was exhibited during the 1930s, and the importance of archives (personal and institutional) in mapping the relations between artists and the local contexts in which they produced and exhibited their work.

Offered in conjunction with the exhibition Miró-ADLAN. An Archive of Modernity (1932-1936) at Fundació Joan Miró YouTube channel


  • Marko Daniel, Director, Fundació Joan Miró, Barcelona
  • Anne Umland, The Blanchette Hooker Rockefeller Senior Curator of Painting & Sculpture, The Museum of Modern Art, New York
  • Muriel Gómez-Pradas, curator of the exhibition and professor of Art and Humanities Studies at the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC)
  • Jordana Mendelson, curator of the exhibition and professor at New York University
  • Joan Minguet Batllori, curator of the exhibition, writer, and art critic

The event will be in Spanish with captioned translations.

In collaboration with the King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center and New York University

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Saturday, 17 April 2021 at 8 pm

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