The Catalan capital will also include retrospectives dedicated to the Moche culture, still lifes Golden Age Spanish or Alvar Aalto
Portrait of Picasso In 1947 Dalí painted this fantastic piece of 64.1 x 54.7 inches portraying his colleague Pablo Ruiz Picasso. Both painters met on the first trip from Salvador to Paris, back in 1926 and exhibited works together on more than one occasion.
An exhibition on the relationship between Picasso and Dali is one of the main attractions of the artistic season start 2015 in Barcelona, which will also feature retrospectives dedicated to the Moche culture, still lifes Golden Age Spanish or Alvar Aalto.
Since March, the Museo Picasso show at the exhibition “Picasso / Dali. Dali / Picasso” the relationship between the two geniuses of universal art of the twentieth century, illustrated from eighty pieces, including paintings, drawings, prints and sculptures.
In this first confrontation of the work of the two artists their relationship is drawn from the first trip to Paris Dali during the spring of 1926, when the painter ampurdanés visited the studio of Malaga, until its matching response to the barbarity of war Spanish civil or ideological disagreement from the 40s.
Another milestone of the Barcelona artistic season will be the exhibition “Gold, myths and rituals. Mochica Culture of Ancient Peru”, a project to display 200 masterpieces of pre-Columbian art from the Museo Larco Herrera, from pottery vessels textiles and jewelery to pieces and feathers.
CaixaForum remember from February the 25th anniversary of animation film studio Pixar, a show that started at the MOMA in New York in 2005 and over the years has grown to show audiences of all ages the scenes of feature animation company, with emblematic works like “Toy Story,” “Monsters,” “Cars” or “Ratatouille”.
The same cultural space Caixa will value between May and August the work of the Finnish architect Alvar Aalto (1898-1976), a key figure in architecture and design vanguard of the twentieth century; and display between June and September the exhibition “Animals, men and gods. The bestiary in Pharaonic Egypt,” which is on display at CaixaForum Madrid in the first half.
The Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya (MNAC) deployed from October 2015 a sample of fifteen lifes of Spanish artists of the Golden Age, including Juan de Zurbaran, Juan van der Hamen or Juan de Arellano, from a private collection , some of which will join the permanent collection and will be exhibited at the new presentation of art from Renaissance and Baroque, which will open in 2016.
Between June and October, the Tàpies Foundation will make a retrospective look at the work of Antoni Tàpies from the 1940s until his death in 2012, with emphasis on the evolution of typologies, techniques and materials used by the artist.
The Miró Foundation shine a new major project throughout 2015, with the rethinking of its permanent collection, which will incorporate new works.
This center will offer from March the exhibition “Prophetia”, which will showcase works by artists from all over Europe to reflect on Europe from the current economic, political and social crisis.
In season MACBA the exhibition “Proletarian Chamber Theatre” dedicated to Argentine Osvaldo Lamborghini (Buenos Aires, 1940 – Barcelona, 1985), which presents for the first time in a museum, the most comprehensive anthology of his artistic works, allowing understand the radicality of this artist stabbing still uncharted by the aesthetic accounts of the eighties.
The CCCB presented in March “The Sebald variations,” an exhibition that will take the German writer WG Sebald, author of some of the fundamental books of our new century, as a thread of a question mark on the history of the twentieth century and its projections in the XXI.
The exhibition will coincide with the Kosmópolis literary festival will be a count of the different ways that Sebald’s work has influenced the visual arts and literature since 2001.
In the field of photography, highlight two proposals that will review the work of Leopoldo Pomès, Xavier Miserachs and Gabriel Homes in La Pedrera, the MACBA and the MNAC respectively.
Courtesy Avantgarde Limousine Barcelona