Picture yourself as a block of melting butter
From 17 March to 30 April
Christopher Green, curator, talks about the creation process of one of the most beautiful and surprising artist’s books of the 20th century. «À toute épreuve» is a book-object that went beyond simply illustrating the words of Paul Éluard to become something close to a sculpture.
about "Éluard, Cramer, Miró — «À toute épreuve», more than a book"
The affinities in their approach to shapes and colours led to a strong friendship between the two men-one that would last all their lives and is apparent in the Four Wings sculpture, which pays homage to Miró and welcomes visitors to the Fundació. Elisabet Serrat, the Fundació’s conservator, tells us about the restoration of the piece.
about "Alexander Calder’s Four Wings: the Account of a Restoration"
Eva Fàbregas takes us into the world of material culture through an immersive, all-enveloping installation that explores the production of feelings and subjectivity in relation to consumer objects.
about "Eva Fàbregas talks about her project at Espai 13"
Curated by Catalan artist Antonio Ortega, the exhibition offers a historical overview of attitudes and positions based on self-organization in contemporary art. It presents a personal selection of artists whose work dynamic has taken a turn that allows them to appropriate and maintain control of their own narrative.
about "Antonio Ortega talks about Self-organization"
The house in La Ricarda was a site for artistic experimentation during the final 15 years of the Franco era. A selection of Joaquim Gomis’s photographs covering the two performances held there in the 1960s, conceived jointly by Joan Brossa and Josep Maria Mestres Quadreny.
about "Brossa at La Ricarda"