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.
about "One Foot Out. Expeditions and Diasporas"
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.
about "Urban cut-outs"
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.
about "Gimeno Foundry"
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.
about "Casa Bloc"
Temporary Exhibitions at the Fundació Joan Miró
The temporary exhibition rooms at the Fundació Joan Miró are closed to the public from January to June 2016, while the Fundació prepares the space for a new presentation of its collection of works by Miró.
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Art de foc, art de badoc
Every Christmas the Fundació Joan Miró hosts a specifically commissioned installation by an artist who interprets traditional aspects of the festive season.
about "Art de foc, art de badoc"
Miró and the Object
This monographic exhibition is the first specific inquiry into the role of the object in the work of Joan Miró. Curated by William Jeffett, Miró and the Object looks at how the artist began with pictorial representations of objects and then moved on to physically incorporating them in his works through collage and assemblage, before finally arriving at sculpture.
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Planets and Stars
Aleydis Rispa presents a series of positive photograms that form a cosmology of planets and stars. The images were produced from 1997 to 2001, coinciding with the discovery of several extrasolar planets by the Hubble space telescope.
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When Lines are Time
When Lines are Time is the exhibition program for the 2015-2016 season at the Fundació Joan Miró’s Espai 13. This transversal project curated by Martí Manen reflects on aspects related to temporality and production in artistic practices.
about "When Lines are Time"