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The MNAC – Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya is known for its collection of Romanesque art, but since 2014 also has an excellent selection of modern art. Its temporary exhibitions present Catalan, Spanish and international painting, photography, graphic arts and applied arts and in recent years give special prominence to female artists.

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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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