Tag: arte contemporaneo

Berenice Abbott. Portraits of Modernity
18-06-2019 No Comments

Berenice Abbott. Portraits of Modernity

5.0 01 Berenice Abbott. Pioneer, modern, fearless provides a detailed look at the artistic journey of this American photographer(Springfield, Ohio, 1898 – Monson, Maine, 1991). Her body of work, some of the most captivating North American photography of the first half of the 20th century, acted as a bridge between the avant-garde of the old continent and the burgeoning artistic scene of the East Coast of […]

Unstable equilibrium | Íñigo García Odiaga
26-04-2019 No Comments

Unstable equilibrium | Íñigo García Odiaga

5.0 01 It is said that the classical Greek sculpture reached its maximum splendor when it began to use the contrapposto. This Italian term could be defined as the relation that the different parts of the body establish when initiating the movement. The weight of the body rests mainly on one leg, so that the corresponding hip rises with respect […]

Alberto Giacometti at the Prado Museum
16-04-2019 No Comments

Alberto Giacometti at the Prado Museum

5.0 01 Bicentennial, with the collaboration of the Community of Madrid and the Fondation Beyeler and the support of the Embassy of Switzerland and the Mirabaud Group, presents “Giacometti in the Prado Museum“,”, one of the most influential artists of the twentieth century, who conceived art as a single and simultaneous place of confluence of past and present time. Although he […]

Bauhaus. Updated Edition. Magdalena Droste
14-03-2019 No Comments

Bauhaus. Updated Edition. Magdalena Droste

5.0 01 “… finally a book that brings a breath of fresh air to the lifeless literature on Bauhaus”. Domus, Milan. Between two world wars, the Bauhaus School of Art and Design changed the face of modernity. Realized with the Bauhaus-Archiv in Berlin, this updated edition celebrates the school’s centennial, gathering 550 illustrations across 400 pages, including architectural plans and biographies of key figures like Walter Gropius, Paul Klee, and Marianne […]

Domestic Strangers (I): The Extraordinary Houses by Kiyoto Ota | Pedro Hernández
22-02-2019 No Comments

Domestic Strangers (I): The Extraordinary Houses by Kiyoto Ota | Pedro Hernández

5.0 01 Upon entering the Chopo University Museum appear three small houses. We say houses because we recognize them as such: wooden volumes with sloping roofs of a picturesque appearance, typical of the drawings of what for a child could be a house. Its conception, however, is completely outside the canons of architecture: its size is scarce, its interior space […]

The Formal Basis of Modern Architecture | Miquel Lacasta
30-11-2018 2 Comments

The Formal Basis of Modern Architecture | Miquel Lacasta

5.0 01 In the first work of Formal Eisenman The Formal Basis of Modern Architecture, his doctoral thesis, begins as there began Jacobs in The Rise and Fall of Great American Cities, or Venturi in Complexity and Contradiction in Architecture, with a critique to the Modern Movement. It can be said that the alternative pressure of the decade of the 60, they need […]

Madrid, october 68. The Spanish experimental scene
27-11-2018 No Comments

Madrid, october 68. The Spanish experimental scene

5.0 05 In autumn of 2018, the Frac Centre-Val de Loire will inaugurate the first exhibition in France dedicated to the Spanish experimental scene of the 1960’s and 1980’s. The retrospective portrays the incredible adventure of the University of Madrid’s Computing Center, which brought together artists, architects, engineers, scientists and intellectuals to explore the possibilities offered by automatic computer generated […]

Against the art | José Ramón Hernández Correa
12-10-2018 One Comment

Against the art | José Ramón Hernández Correa

5.0 03 Some time ago that wanted to give up some philippic against the art, against this concept of art that us has to all encorsetados and sterile. Already it is nice of art. Let’s do the things well, hagámoslas accurately, with attention, with intelligence, and dejémosnos of foolishness. The art, in general, is a concept more that debatable, but […]

The architecture in front of the death of the art | José Ramón Hernández Correa
28-09-2018 One Comment

The architecture in front of the death of the art | José Ramón Hernández Correa

5.0 07 The artistic forefronts always have looked at the architecture of an ambiguous way. On one hand, the artists (painters, sculptors, photographers, poets, musicians …) they have had always the label hung of chisgarabises, and have sought with zeal to put in his troupe some architect, who seemed to give him venerability to the group or movement that was. […]

The refuge of the light | Miguel Ángel Díaz Camacho
30-07-2018 No Comments

The refuge of the light | Miguel Ángel Díaz Camacho

5.0 01 They tell that it was on having visited Joan’s Miro workshop in Cala Mayor  when Aimé Maeght understood, with real accuracy, the essential component for his future Foundation in Saint Paul of Wins. After numerous studies and projects of prestigious architects, Maeght would discover a homogeneous and vibrant light in the study of the painter, such an intense […]

A 100 Chairs in 100 days | Xosé Suárez
20-07-2018 No Comments

A 100 Chairs in 100 days | Xosé Suárez

5.0 01 The project “A 100 Chairs in 100 days” by the Italian designer Martino Gamper focuses on the idea of manufacturing unique objects from other pre-existing and discarded objects. The project consists of the construction of 100 chairs in a period of time limited to 100 days with the remains of others collected for years on the streets of […]

The death of the cinema and the architecture | Jorge Gorostiza
13-04-2018 No Comments

The death of the cinema and the architecture | Jorge Gorostiza

5.0 01 After expiring more than one century, the cinema, the seventh art called and more young woman of all of them, the most ancient has been related by other six, between them the Architecture, possibly. Relations that enough times have been analyzed and from diverse points of view, though always new someone arises, for example, might propose impertinent studies him […]

Architectures of the pain | Íñigo García Odiaga
19-03-2018 No Comments

Architectures of the pain | Íñigo García Odiaga

5.0 01 The end of the first world war in 1918, gave step to a prosperous period of political changes and social revolutions. All these changes had his reflection in the art and in the architecture, and it would be impossible to give a moderately logical explanation of the Russian forefronts, the constructivism or the international style, without the historical […]

Joaquín Vaquero Palacios. The beauty of the extraodinary thing. Asturias, 1954-1980
27-02-2018 No Comments

Joaquín Vaquero Palacios. The beauty of the extraodinary thing. Asturias, 1954-1980

0.0 00 This exhibition, which can turns in the ICO Museum from February 15 to May 6, 2018, there shows the concept of total work developed for Denim Palaces concerning five hydroelectric power stations realized in Asturias. The exhibition centres on the work that, fruit of 30 years of collaboration with Hidroeléctrica del Cantábrico, it materialized in five Asturian electric […]

Fundamental room for Sala de carga | República Portátil
06-12-2017 No Comments

Fundamental room for Sala de carga | República Portátil

0.0 00 Context. Sala de Carga is a gallery of contemporary art to the interior of a maritime container, calls different producers to intervening in places of high accessibility. The container equipped with lighting and electricity receives in his interior proposed of artists of different places and works as an itinerant gallery located in the public space. For the cycle […]

Function and Form. A look to the design and the innovation in Spain
19-09-2017 No Comments

Function and Form. A look to the design and the innovation in Spain

5.0 01 Documentary presented for La2 of TVE Function and Form – A look to the Design and the Innovation in Spain directed by Benet Román and produced by La Chula Productions and TVE where the spectator across his 59 minutes of duration will realize a tour for the last 50 years of the design in Spain of the hand […]

Indispensable, Jorge Oteiza 1908-2008 y sigo
29-08-2017 No Comments

Indispensable, Jorge Oteiza 1908-2008 y sigo

0.0 00 Across the interviews with different persons linked with the work and Oteiza‘s life, this documentary tries to uncover fundamental aspects of his work. Imprescindibles portrays in the figure of the Basque sculptor Jorge Oteiza in the documentary Oteiza 1908-2008 and I continue. Directed by Alberto Gorritiberea y Míkel Mendizábal, the program discovers his life and work, travelling for […]

Bill Viola: a retrospective
15-08-2017 No Comments

Bill Viola: a retrospective

0.0 00 Bill Viola (b. New York, 1951) is one of the leading artists of our time who is widely recognized as a pioneer in the development of video art, a medium he discovered in the early 1970s while enrolled in the “Experimental Studios” program at Syracuse University, New York. Even in his early video works it is evident that […]

The art of the photography
25-07-2017 No Comments

The art of the photography

0.0 00 The photography joins as artistic discipline in the art in the first decades of s. The XXth, and we might say that in the 21st century already it is a way of expression totally consolidated, probably for his wide possibilities to create images with the maximum possible realism and that in turn it offers a wide range of […]

Kobro and Strzemiński. Avant-Garde Prototypes
13-07-2017 No Comments

Kobro and Strzemiński. Avant-Garde Prototypes

0.0 00 Active from the late 1910s until the early 1950s, Katarzyna Kobro and Władysław Strzemiński produced work that was especially consistent with modernist avant-garde ideas. Touching on various disciplines, including painting, sculpture, architecture, and industrial and graphic design, their oeuvre anticipated new trends that were to reach their plenitude in the practices of later generations, such as minimalism, the […]

The distensiónes of the space in Zaha Hadid | Marcelo Gardinetti
03-02-2017 No Comments

The distensiónes of the space in Zaha Hadid | Marcelo Gardinetti

0.0 00 In terms of methodological investigation, the Zaha Hadid’s first works were the most fruitful. In them it explores and re-formulates searches of the forefronts of beginning of 20th century aborted by the political conditions of those years. The genetic root of these works waters in the language suprematista of Kazimir Malévich. The traffic for the work of the […]

1,000 m2 of desire. Architecture and sexuality
27-12-2016 No Comments

1,000 m2 of desire. Architecture and sexuality

0.0 00 The exhibition looks at the way Western society has planned, built and imagined spaces for sex from the 18th century to the present day. With some 250 exhibits, including drawings and architectural models, art installations, audiovisuals, books and other materials, the exhibition explores the power of spaces as the driving force of desire and shows how architecture has […]

Of the (architectural) ellipses | Pedro Hernández
05-09-2016 No Comments

Of the (architectural) ellipses | Pedro Hernández

0.0 00 In 1996, Bernard Tschumi writes ‘Violence of Architecture’ –a chapter of the book Architecture and disjunction– in the one that he presents to the architecture as an element in constant tension: between the body that occupies the space and the geometry that it contains to the body. Tschumi’s dilemma does that the architect should decide if he inclines […]

Of the weariness (I) | Pedro Hernández
04-03-2016 No Comments

Of the weariness (I) | Pedro Hernández

0.0 00 Violence White is the name of an exhibition realized in the frame of the artistic project 1 Month / 1 Artist, a small space located in the Historical Center of city of Mexico. Realized by the Japanese artist Seiko Yamamoto this work departs from the modern architecture as leitmotiv. His it initiated it is simple, Yamamoto takes the […]

From the architecture to the museum. Fingerprints | María González-Juanjo López de la Cruz
11-12-2015 No Comments

From the architecture to the museum. Fingerprints | María González-Juanjo López de la Cruz

0.0 00 In the photographies that Candida Höfer carried out of the National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design of Norway, in Oslo, they do not appear you present. It is known that in the work of the German artist this one is not an unusual situation, his belonging to Düsseldorf’s School aligns her with the photography taxonómica of his […]

The future belongs to Africa
13-11-2015 No Comments

The future belongs to Africa

0.0 00 // Making Africa  presents a great quantity of works, part d that depart from a retrospective look to the beginnings of the postcolonial age, which they pass along a wide variety of means. These works break with the conventional definitions of design, art, photography, architecture and cinema. “Making Africa: A continent of contemporary design throws a new light […]

From the architecture to the museum. Chests | María González-Juanjo López de la Cruz
13-11-2015 No Comments

From the architecture to the museum. Chests | María González-Juanjo López de la Cruz

0.0 00 The whole life of photographies enclosed in a shed of wood, a chest he was saying. As if they were stolen works, in that place they were hiding good part of the best images of the architecture of the 20th century. Julius Shulman portrayed during the second half of last century the better of the modern architecture of […]

The best books of photography of the year
13-07-2015 No Comments

The best books of photography of the year

0.0 00 The catalogue of the Exhibition of the Project FAME in the Museum ICO (PHE 2014) is included in the qualified exhibition “The best books of photography of the year” in the National Library of Spain. The sample assembles a selection of national and international books specialized in photography and edited in the last year. The exposed publications have […]