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March 2017

Pere Torné Esquius

15 March - 9 July
MNAC, Palau Nacional, Parc de Montjuïc, s/n, 08038 Barcelona España + Google Map

For different reasons, the singular work of the painter, illustrator and cartoonist Pere Torné Esquius (Barcelona 1879- Flavancourt, France, 1936) doesn't fit in with either the modernist proposals or the noucentista style (turn of the century), even though the latter considered him to be one of theirs. +info

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«À toute épreuve», more than a book

31 March - 2 July
Fundación Joan Miró, Parc de Montjuïc s/n 08038 Barcelona  + Google Map

«À toute épreuve», rather than a book reconstructs the history of the creation of the book of Miró made from a collection of poems by Paul Éluard with the same title. The sample is included within the Miró series. Documents, which aims to delve into some aspects of the work of Miró from the bottom of the Archive of the Foundation. +info

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May 2017

The artists of D. H. Kahnweiler

24 May - 30 June
Galería Joan Gaspar, Plaça Dr. Letamendi, 1 08007 Barcelona  Spain + Google Map

Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler was one of the most important art dealers of the 20th century. His first steps in the art world were guided by Ambroise Vollard and Paul Durand-Ruel. Over time we have seen how he demonstrated a great vision working with such important artists as Pablo Picasso, Georges Braque or Juan Gris among others, which marked an era. We present an exhibition with works by some of the artists with whom Kahnweiler worked: Georges Braque, Manolo Hugué, André Masson,…

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June 2017

The lost women photographers of Barcelona

10 June - 15 July
Centre Cívic Can Basté, Fabra i Puig, 274, 08031 Barcelona España + Google Map

From June 10 to July 15, 2017 // SALA GOLFES Opening on June 10 at 11 a.m. Photographs by Milagros Caturla Soriano and Gloria Salas Bulbena, from the "Group of Women" of the Photographic Association of Catalonia. Exhibition curators: Begoña Fernández - Amateur photographer and member of the AFC Museum and Martí Blesa - Organization team of the Revela-t Festival Exhibition of the photographs of Milagros Caturla, found by the American tourist Tom Sponheim at Els Encants de Barcelona 15…

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Ismael Smith, the beauty and the monsters

22 June - 17 September
MNAC, Palau Nacional, Parc de Montjuïc, s/n, 08038 Barcelona España + Google Map

The exhibition will cover the entire Ismael Smith's trajectory (Barcelona, 1886-White Plains, New York, 1972) and will reunite various works from the diverse disciplines that this artist practiced: sculpture, drawing, illustration, posters, graphic design, interior design, ceramics, jewelry design, engravings, book-plates and even painting, a hidden facet of the artist. There will be about seventy sculptures shown, more than one hundred and fifty drawings and monument projects, about fifty engravings, a set of jewelry and a complete book-plates collection, the…

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July 2017

The “Esgrafiado” Tour of Barcelona

5 July
Palau de la Música Catalana, Palau de la Música 4, 08003 Barcelona España + Google Map

Join Angela on a walking tour through the center of Barcelona and learn all about the "Esgrafiado" technique used during the Modernist period of the 19th century. "Esgrafiado" is an ornamental technique used to decorate a building's walls. On this tour you will visit the main Modernist houses and learn about the idea of beauty during the Modernist period, when "esgrafiado" reached its peak in Catalunya. We will learn about the influences of Art Nouveau, the Romans and the Muslims,…

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Dream or reality. The world of Giorgio de Chirico

19 July - 22 October
CaixaForum, Av. Francesc Ferrer i Guàrdia, 6-8 08038 Barcelona España + Google Map

This exhibition, organized with the collaboration of Fondazione Giorgio and Isa de Chirico, reveals the creative phases of Giorgio de Chirico with the evolution of its manifestations, from the personal transformation of classical art into its piazzas, the mythological world or the figure of the Gladiator in the recitation of death, to portraits and interior landscapes, along with the role of nature. It is structured around six thematic sections based on the main phases of the work of the great…

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September 2017

Ramon Pichot

21 September 2017 - 7 January 2018
MNAC, Palau Nacional, Parc de Montjuïc, s/n, 08038 Barcelona España + Google Map

Settled in Paris at the beginning of the 20th century, Ramon Pichot (Barcelona, 1871 - Paris, 1925), who had worked in Barcelona with Ramon Casas, Santiago Rusiñol, Joaquim Mir and Isidre Nonell, lived in the Bohemian and artistic environment of Montmartre.  The initiatory journey to Paris was frequent among many artists, but Pichot went there to stay, and died there.  In Paris he would become integrated in a colony of Catalan and Spanish artists and intellectuals, he would get to…

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October 2017

The entropic box. Collision of History and Culture

20 October 2017 - 14 January 2018
MNAC, Palau Nacional, Parc de Montjuïc, s/n, 08038 Barcelona España + Google Map

Francesc Torres, Catalan multifaceted artist, wants to transform a part of the museum into an entropic box highlighting its preservation function. By favoring works mostly from the 19th and 20th centuries selected from the museum's collection, Torres explores the collision between history and culture while reflecting on the nature of museums. Torres, despite not having done any of the works, has chosen them as a curator and, at the same time, will use them as objets trouvés, that is, as…

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December 2017

Adolf Loos – Private Spaces

14 December 2017 - 28 February 2018
Museu del Disseny, Plaça de les Glòries Catalanes, 37-38 08018 Barcelona España + Google Map

The exhibition Adolf Loos. Private Spaces presents, for the first time in Spain, a vast display of the work of this outstanding figure in Viennese architecture, a pioneer in the debate between spaces in public and private life. The show highlights the aesthetic revolution led byLoos (1870-1933) when, in the Austrian capital at the turn of the twentieth century, he rebelled against the Viennese Secession, proposing economy in architectural construction and design, reviving the classical column and facing and the…

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February 2018

William Morris and the Arts & Crafts in Great Britain

22 February 2018 - 20 May 2018
MNAC, Palau Nacional, Parc de Montjuïc, s/n, 08038 Barcelona España + Google Map

The  Arts and Crafts movement, linked to design and decorative arts, was born in Great Britain around 1880 and it was developed until the First World War.  It spread rapidly throughout America and Europe until reaching Japan.  Its maximum ideologist was the artist and writer William Morris (1834-1896) and took its name from the Arts and Crafts Exhibition Society, founded in London in 1887. +info

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July 2018

Gala Dalí

7 July 2018 - 14 October 2018
MNAC, Palau Nacional, Parc de Montjuïc, s/n, 08038 Barcelona España + Google Map

The exhibition will explore this enigmatic and intuitive lady, who related with many artists and intellectuals.  Known worldwide for being the wife of Salvador Dalí, his muse and the protagonist of some of his paintings, we will attend the transformation of Gala into a fully-fledged artist, given that the couple began an artistic cooperation, that would signify the shared authorship of some works. +info

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