The Fate of Mesopotamian Architecture
As part of the Sumer and the Modern Paradigm exhibition, the archaeologist and researcher Maria Gabriella Micale explores at the Foundation’s blog how twentieth-century architecture was influenced by the drawings of the pioneers of archaeology, reinterpreting and recasting the architecture of the ancient Near East in the design of modern buildings.
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Joan Miró and Nativity Scene Figures
For the 2017 Christmas installation, the Fundació presents Joan Miró and the Nativity Scene Figures, an installation by Josep Mañà reflecting the admiration that Joan Miró had for this popular art iconography.
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Irene de Andrés presents her project for the exhibition program The Possibility of an Island. In Shipwrecked Species, de Andrés explores the complexity of postcolonial relations and highlights the connections between colonialism and tourism exploitation at Fundació Joan Miró’s Espai 13.
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Marko Daniel appointed new director of the Fundació Joan Miró
The Board of Trustees of the Fundació Joan Miró has appointed Marko Daniel as the museum’s new director. The expert committee highlighted Marko Daniel’s experience and his professional career as Convenor of Public Programmes at London’s Tate Modern and Tate Britain.
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Sumer and the Modern Paradigm
Curator Pedro Azara presents Sumer and the Modern Paradigm, an exhibition that explores the attraction and influence that the arts of Lower Mesopotamia exerted on some of the leading artists of the twentieth century.
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Kader Attia, 2017 Joan Miró Prize
The Franco-Algerian artist Kader Attia has won the sixth edition of the Joan Miró Prize. The prize, which is awarded by Fundació Joan Miró and Obra Social "la Caixa", is one of the most prestigious and generous contemporary art awards in the world.
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Free Guided Tour of the Joan Miró Collection
Joan Miró is one of the most important artists of the twentieth century. His simple forms and primary colours forged a highly personal artistic universe.
Free activity, included in the admission price. Catalan: Saturdays at 12.30 pm | Spanish: Saturdays at 11 am | English: Thursdays at 1 pm
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The Barcelona GATCPAC
The Barcelona GATCPAC. A Tour of Avant-Garde Architecture is an itinerary through Sant Gervasi that allows viewers to discover the development of architecture throughout the twentieth century and set it against the backdrop of the key events that unfolded on the political, social, cultural and artistic fronts in Barcelona.
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