The Way Things Do
The exhibition is a tribute to The Way Things Go, the iconic film by Peter Fischli and David Weiss, celebrating its 30th anniversary. The show includes three installations by upcoming artists and a screening of the film by the Swiss artist pair.
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From a Pixel a Poem
Joan Brossa always quoted the principle of his much-admired Fregoli: ’art is life and life is transformation.’ Cloe Masotta takes this premise out into the streets, knowing that at any moment she may encounter an object, a text, a shadow or a colour that attracts her and that she can seize with her cell phone. Once framed, reality is transformed and introduces a poetic twist. Nothing is what it appears to be.
This exhibition is part of the Epicentre Brossa programming.
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Éluard, Cramer, Miró — «À toute épreuve», more than a book
Éluard, Cramer, Miró - «À toute épreuve», more than a book reconstructs the creative process behind Miró’s book based on a collection of poems by Paul Éluard with the same title. The exhibition is part of the Miró. Documents series, whose aim is to use the Fundació’s archive to further explore certain aspects of Miró’s work.
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Self-organization provides a genealogy of artists from the 1960s on who have been developing strategies to recover the authorship of their own narrative. The exhibition is also an attempt to understand recent art and confirm the current validity of these dynamics.
Brossa at La Ricarda
A selection of Joaquim Gomis’s photographs covering the two performances held at La Ricarda in the 1960s, conceived jointly by Joan Brossa and Josep Maria Mestres Quadreny: Suite bufa and Concert per a representar.
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Every year the Fundació Joan Miró invites an artist to come up with an installation based on his or her interpretation of a Christmas theme.
This year, Luis Bisbe offers us a meeting point between the museum’s interior and exterior, between a fir tree and the brightness we associate with the holiday season.
Endgame: Duchamp, chess and the avant-gardes
Endgame: Duchamp, chess and the avant-gardes is an account of twentieth-century avant-garde movements up to the beginning of conceptual art, told from the angle of what appears to be a minor anecdote: the game of chess.
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One Foot Out. Expeditions and Diasporas
The 2016-17 programme of exhibitions at Espai 13 presents six projects by artists who are working from the periphery of the usual circuits of contemporary art in Barcelona.
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Lluís Maria Riera, an amateur photographer closely associated with the Fundació Joan Miró and the Galeria Joan Prats, was a friend of Miró, Tàpies and Brossa, as well as other artists.
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Infinite Sequence is an exhibition dedicated to the work of Ignasi Aballí, winner of the 2015 Joan Miró Prize. It proposes a stroll through a selection of pieces by Catalonia’s foremost conceptual artist to allow visitors to gradually discover some of the key aspects of his oeuvre.
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In the mid-forties, amateur photographer Joaquim Gomis visited Gimeno Foundry with his friend Joan Miró. At the foundry, Gomis found material paying tribute to the leaders of Franco’s dictatorship, as well as remnants of artistic movements prior to the Republic.
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The Casa Bloc is a rationalist social housing building designed by GATCPAC architects near the end of the Second Republic. It was intended for workers from the factories at Sant Andreu, but before the inauguration the Franco regime allocated most of the apartment to military families instead.
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