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.
Uprisings will gather nearly 250 pieces – paintings, drawings and prints, photos, movies and manuscripts – from mid-nineteenth century to the present, of more than a hundred different authors. These have a common topic about collective emotions and political events entailing movements such as riots, civil disobedience, political turmoil, social disorders and revolutions of all kinds. In Barcelona, it will incorporate a set of specific pieces of Museu Nacioal to provide a unique vision for the represented artists (from illustrator…Find out more »
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…Find out more »