Joan Miró Foundation has a permanent collection with works by Miró, but is particularly remarkable for its temporary exhibitions. Every year they award the Joan Miró Prize to a contemporary artist, to whom they then devote an excellent solo exhibition. In addition a program of emerging art and the gramazing building make the visit worthwhile.
The exhibition is a tribute to The Way Things Go, the legendary film of Peter Fischli and David Weiss, in the frame of the 30th anniversary of its creation. The show includes three installations of emerging artists and the screening of the Swiss duo's film.Find out more »
Joan Miro. Gallery of anti-portraits aims to highlight the artist's expressive dexterity and freedom as an engraver, capable of achieving, by means of etching, aquatint or carborundum, material and gestural effects close to those of painting.Find out more »
Opening 21.09, at 7pm Guided tour by the artist and curator, at 6pm Often the boundaries surrounding a forest, a mountain or a field - or even a nature reserve, a wildlife corridor or a special area of conservation - are permeable and contingent, as is the terminology we use to designate them. Despite their contingency, these boundaries, which are not always evident, mark a distinction between what is in one place and what in another. They determine what lies…Find out more »
The cycle of expositions The possibility of an island explores some of the symbolic and sociocultural meanings that the islands, paradigmatic spaces of our collective imagination, have had through the ages, with the intention of activating questions and reflections regarding these meanings that Are relevant to our contemporaneity.Find out more »
The exhibition Sumer and the modern paradigm puts in conversation the Mesopotamian creation and the work of modern artists, especially during the period between the wars (1920-1945). At the same time, it wants to find an answer to the modern fascination with the findings of the ancient Near East.Find out more »
Joaquim Gomis Serdañons (Barcelona, 1902-1991) was an entrepreneur, photographer, artistic promoter and the first president of the Fundació Joan Miró. For more than five decades, he developed an extensive photographic production that was linked to the most advanced artistic positions of his time.Find out more »