Carlos Pérez Siquier (1930), a leading figure in the forging of photographic modernism and the professionalizing of this medium in Spain, enjoys a prominent place on the Spanish scene, firstly for his neorealism work and later as a pioneer of color photography.
This exhibition explores the exchange in both directions between surrealism and design, juxtaposing surrealist works of art and outstanding design pieces from the last hundred years.
With his images, the Franco-Catalan photojournalist Miquel Dewever-Plana takes us to remote Amerindian villages of French Guiana whose daily reality is marked by the duality between customs and modernity.
The exhibition presents a selection of tiles from trades and schools in Barcelona preserved in the Barcelona’s Museum of Design, and contrasts them with various objects by outstanding artists of the current panorama who use craft techniques to materialise their projects.
The Artur Ramon Art gallery proposes a symbiosis between the engravings of the Venetian Piranesi, who lived in the 18th century, and the enigmatic photographs of the Argentinean Rivas, photographer from the end of the 20th century.
Exhibition to raise awareness in society of the serious problem of plastic garbage that floods all oceans, causing that there is not a single square kilometer of seawater that is free of plastic particles.
The exhibition proposes a tour of the photographic background of the Information and Propaganda Office that the CNT-FAI created in Barcelona during the Civil War in order to articulate and expand the new imaginary of the social revolution in the context of the struggle against fascism.
The exhibition details everything that happened in those days of February and March 1919 in which salary reductions and layoffs led to the first strikes in La Canadenca (name by which the Barcelona Traction, Light and Power Company, Limited, was known as it had Canadian capital), to which other companies in the sector joined. A paralysis of 70% of the local industry in Barcelona was reached, and one of the consequences was that part of Catalonia ran out of electricity.
The Espai Subirachs hosts the permanent exhibition of the works that reflect the different stages of the career of Josep M. Subirachs, author of the sculptures of the Passion facade of the temple of the Sagrada Familia in Barcelona, although his work went much further.