Le Corbusier at CaixaForum

Barcelona, 19 February 2014, Art Media Agency (AMA). Until 11 May 2014, Barcelona’s CaixaForum is to present the retrospective “An Atlas of Modern Landscapes”, dedicated to the work of Le Corbusier. The exhibition provides an insight into Le Corbusier’s broad artistic production. A multidisciplinary artist – at once architect, painter, urbanist, writer, photographer and director, Le Corbusier had a perceptible impact on art culture. “An Atlas of Modern Landscapes” is to exhibit 215 objects – encompassing paintings, photographs and recreations of rooms, amongst other forms. The objects are to be arranged as a chronological and spatial journey divided into five sections. The exhibition, which has been organised by MoMA in New York, is accompanied by a selection of photographs by Richard Pare, representative of a renewed link with Barcelona. The city informed Le Corbusier’s 1933 project A Tree, A House. This retrospective forms part of the architectural programme that the La Caixa foundation is devoted to. It plans to travel to La Caixa in Madrid from 11 June to 19 October...

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William Blake at the CaixaForum of Madrid

Madrid, 28 June 2012, Art Media Agency (AMA). From 4 July to 21 October 2012, British artist William Blake (1757-1827), pre-Romantic painter and poet, will be on display at the CaixaForum of Madrid. For this exhibition, all of the aspects of this artist’s hallucinatory style have been brought together for this exhibition of eighty works on loan from the Tate Modern of London. They emphasise the mystical and prophetic vision characteristic of this artist’s creative universe, the struggle between good and evil, along with the influence the Gothic culture had on him. The exhibition is completed by works by artists who were deeply touched by the visionary and aesthetic discourse characteristic of William...

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“Portraits of the Belle Époque” on View at CaixaForum in Barcelona

Barcelona, 20 July 2011, Art Media Agency (AMA). The CaixaForum is presenting “Portraits of the Belle Époque” until 9 October. The event was made possible due to a partnership with the Consortium of Museums. A great variety of works and artists will be presented to the viewers: 76 pieces by 40 different artists. The term Belle Epoque designates the period from the late nineteenth century to the beginning of World War I in 1914. During these years, European art underwent great and far-reaching changes. A notable development was that of portraiture techniques. The exhibition underlines the modernity of this century-old genre. The works were lent by several international institutions: the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Sorolla Museum, National Heritage, Casa de Alba Foundation, Giovanni Boldini Museum, Galleria degli Uffizi, Metropolitan Museum, Hispanic Society, Leopold Museum in Vienna, Nasjonalgalleriet in Oslo, Nationalmuseum of Stockholm, Musée d’Art Moderne du Petit Palais, Royal Academy and Tate Britain, Musée de Toulouse-Lautrec and State Tretyakov Gallery of Moscou. Private collections will also be on view. The selected artists include Sargent, Sorolla, Zorn, Corinth, Munch, Repin, Serov, Vrubel, Toulouse-Lautrec, Vuillard, Kokoschka, Schiele and...

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