Cycle: Kawaii! Japan today
This season the Espai 13 at the Joan Miró Foundation is opening its doors to young Japanese artists. Through the five exhibitions in the cycle titled “Kawaii! Japan today”, viewers are invited to discover some of the astonishing works by very young artists that provide a portrait of present-day Japanese society.
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A retrospective of the work of Sean Scully (Dublin, 1945), who combines features of different pictorial styles – Geometrical Abstraction, Minimalism, Conceptual Art, Abstract Expressionism – to create a language of his own.
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Claes Oldenburg Coosje van Bruggen. Sculpture, by the way
The continuous collaboration between Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen is based on an encounter between two strong and distinct identities. Through their dialogue, articulated in an exchange of words and images, the artists have redefined the concept of sculpture, dynamically addressing the complexity of the contemporary world.
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Joan Miró. 1956-1983. Feeling, emotion, gesture
After 1956, when Miró was finally able to start working in the studio designed for him in Palma by the architect Josep Lluís Sert, his art underwent considerable changes.
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Carles Santos. Long live the piano!
Eclectic and unclassifiable, original and provocative, Carles Santos (Vinaròs, 1940) has attained great international prestige as a musician and playwright and can be considered an all-embracing artist.
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Douglas Gordon? What you want me to say? I am already dead?
One of the most remarkable features of present day artistic creation is the wide field of action open to artists. There are no limitations on either media or subject matter.
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"Masters of collage" seminar
Auditorium at the Joan Miró Foundation1 February Dawn Ades: Collage, photomontage and the European avant-garde6 February Diane Waldman: Joseph Cornell: Universe of dreams8 February Anne Umland: Defying painting: Miró and collage in the 1920s15 February Dominique Dupuis-Labbé: Cubist collage: Picasso, Braque and reality16 February Carolyn Lanchner: Dada's “good girl”: The photomontages of Hannah Höch20 February Matthew Gale: Pertubation, My Sister: From De Chirico to Ernst22 February Alícia Suárez: The Russian avant-garde27 February Lourdes Cirlot: The influence of collage on post-war art in Europe and in the United States1 March Isabelle Monod-Fontaine: Matisse and “papier découpé”6 March Fèlix Fanés: Avant-garde and mass culture.
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"Masters of collage". From Picasso to Rauschenberg
In the fall of 1912, using only scissors and cheap commercial papers glued to their drawings, Georges Braque and Pablo Picasso invented collage and forever altered the way in which art was made and received.
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Cycle: Once upon a time?
Films, installations, photographs and videos produced by Le Fresnoy, Studio national des arts contemporains.Since it opened in 1997, Le Fresnoy, Studio national des arts contemporains, has been taking in 24 students from around the world every year.
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Joan Miró, the architecture of a book
A book must have all the dignity of a sculpture hewn from marble.Joan MiróAn illustrated book is a space that a publisher provides for a poet and an illustrator to come together and create a dialogue between words and images.
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Sert, half a century of architecture 1928 - 1979
Josep Lluís Sert started his career as an architect in 1929, towards the end of Primo de Rivera's dictatorship, at a time when political unrest in Spain was leading to demands for a change of regime.
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Cycle: Obsessions (zero % standard)
Curator: Montse BadiaIn these increasingly standardised times in which the mass media holds sway, our individual space of action and definition is becoming more and more limited and subject to strict codes.
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