Tag: ICO Museum

Imagining the Mediterranean House
05-11-2019 No Comments

Imagining the Mediterranean House

This catalog focuses on the theme of “the Mediterranean house” investigating its operational presence in a limited historical environment: the fifties. Period characterized by the decisive influence in Spain of two masters of international architecture – Gio Ponti and Alberto Sartoris – whose ideology is based on a weighted mediation between tradition and modernity. It is a cultural project of […]

Imagining the Mediterranean house. Italy and Spain in the 50s
19-09-2019 No Comments

Imagining the Mediterranean house. Italy and Spain in the 50s

“What is the Mediterranean? A thousand things at the same time, it is not a landscape, but innumerable landscapes. it is not a sea, but a set of seas.” Fernand Braudel, 1985 The exhibition Imagining the Mediterranean house. Italy and Spain in the 50s on the theme of “the Mediterranean house”, investigating its operational presence in a limited historical environment: […]

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

Berenice Abbott. Portraits of Modernity

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 the United […]

Framed Landscapes. European photographic Commissions, 1984-2019
11-06-2019 No Comments

Framed Landscapes. European photographic Commissions, 1984-2019

The exhibition and the book that accompanies it gather eight long-term photographic missions carried out in Europe, some projects were promoted by public or semi-public institutions of different countries, regions and European cities, which counted with the involvement of several dozens of photographers. La exhibition y el libro que la acompaña reúnen ocho misiones fotográficas de larga duración llevadas a […]

Fernando Higueras. From the origin
21-05-2019 No Comments

Fernando Higueras. From the origin

Ediciones Asimétricas, in collaboration with the Fernando Higueras Foundation, the ICO Foundation, the ICO Museum and the Ministry of Development, publishes the second edition of the Fernando Higueras. From the origin. It is a book that exhaustively compiles the most emblematic works made by Fernando Higueras from his first drawings in 1950 until his death in 2008. Profusely illustrated and […]

Fernando Higueras. Desde el origen
21-03-2019 No Comments

Fernando Higueras. Desde el origen

La exposición propone un recorrido cronológico y sumamente visual por toda la obra de Fernando Higueras, con maquetas originales de la época, fotografías, planos y audios en los que el arquitecto habla sobre sus edificios y su concepción de la arquitectura. además, en la planta baja se mostrará una recreación de su estudio en su casa, el célebre “Rascainfiernos”. “Iconoclasta, […]

Francis Kéré. Primary elements
11-10-2018 No Comments

Francis Kéré. Primary elements

  “Francis Kéré has developed innovative strategies that combine traditional construction materials and methods with modern engineering techniques, and since he founded Kéré Architecture in 2005, his work has gained great recognition, with awards such as the Global Award for Sustainable Architecture, the BSI Swiss Architectural Award, the Marcus Prize, Global Holcim Gold Award, and the Schelling Architecture Award.” Francis […]

En el tiempo. Carlos Cánovas
03-07-2018 No Comments

En el tiempo. Carlos Cánovas

“His photographs are poetic monuments built at intermediate moments that precede or recall major social and industrial changes, which leave traces in the space we inhabit”. In time, it is a journey through the work of Carlos Cánovas from the 80s to the present through 128 photographs grouped in six successive series: Tapias (1980), Extramuros (1983-1990), Vallès Oriental (1990), Landscape […]

Carlos Arniches and the interior exile | Alberto Ruiz
16-04-2018 No Comments

Carlos Arniches and the interior exile | Alberto Ruiz

The ICO Museum of Madrid closed a few days ago a magnificent exhibition that, for some weeks, allowed to bring over the public the figures of Carlos Arniches and Martín Domínguez, two architects who were defining his own work not as racionalist, but as reasonably.1 The reasonable architects did not seem to have content too much in the Spain later to the […]

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

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 power stations […]

Carlos Arniches and Martín Domínguez. The Architecture and the Life
03-10-2017 No Comments

Carlos Arniches and Martín Domínguez. The Architecture and the Life

The sample produced by the ICO Foundation, crosses the vital and professional path of one of the architects’ more creative companies of the 20th century in Spain, members of the generation of 25. The Museum ICO presents from next October 4 the exhibition: Carlos Arniches and Martín Domínguez “The Architecture and the Life”.. The sample produced by the Foundation ICO, crosses […]

Gabriele Basilico. Entropy and urban space
08-06-2017 No Comments

Gabriele Basilico. Entropy and urban space

El Museo ICO inaugura la exposición “Gabriele Basilico. Entropía y espacio urbano“, primera gran retrospectiva en España del conocido como “El fotógrafo de la ciudad“. La muestra se enmarca en la Sección Oficial de PHotoEspaña 2017 y podrá verse hasta el próximo 10 de septiembre. Comisariada por Ramón Esparza y con la colaboración de Giovanna Calvenzi y el Studio Gabriele […]

Interview to Iñaki Bergera
20-03-2017 No Comments

Interview to Iñaki Bergera

On the occasion of the recent inaugurated exhibition ‘Chamber and model. Photography of models of architecture in Spain, 1925-1970‘ in the ICO Museum we have had the opportunity to support a small conversation the commissioner of the exhibition, Iñaki Bergera on this first honoring realized in Spain to these two systems of representation of the architecture. “The cities, the monuments, […]

Chamber and model. Photography of models of architecture in Spain, 1925-1970
28-02-2017 No Comments

Chamber and model. Photography of models of architecture in Spain, 1925-1970

The ICO Museum inaugurates the exhibition ‘Chamber and model. Photography of models of architecture in Spain, 1925-1970’, that will be opened until the next May 14. This project is promoted by the Department of Promotion, organized and produced with the support of the ICO Foundation and has possessed the collaboration of PHotoEspaña as well as of the project of investigation […]

Interview with Cruz and Ortiz
10-10-2016 No Comments

Interview with Cruz and Ortiz

“The principal aim of the ICO Museum is to spread the best contemporary, both Spanish and international architecture. This year we have travelled from Olot to Seville to offer a more wide perspective of our architecture. This way, after RCR Arquitectes, it is an honor to be able to possess now Antonio Cruz and Antonio Ortiz. Mónica de Linos, Director of […]

Cruz y Ortiz Arquitectos
13-09-2016 No Comments

Cruz y Ortiz Arquitectos

La última exposición del año 2016 del Museo ICO de Madrid mostrará una retrospectiva de la trayectoria profesional del estudio liderado por Antonio Cruz y Antonio Ortiz. Desde el 5 de octubre de 2016 hasta el 22 de enero de 2017, el Museo ICO mostrará las obras más representativas del estudio Cruz y Ortiz desde sus comienzos en el año […]

Interview to RCR Arquitectes
11-03-2016 No Comments

Interview to RCR Arquitectes

On the occasion of the exhibition “RCR Arquitectes. Shared creativity”, that you can visit from the last February 24 until May 8, 2016, 2016 in Museum Ico of Madrid, we have had the opportunity to realize a small interview to Rafael Aranda, Carme Pigem and Ramon Vilalta, that they shape the RCR arquitectes study. Con motivo de la exposición , […]

RCR Arquitectes. Shared creativity
23-02-2016 No Comments

RCR Arquitectes. Shared creativity

The next exhibition that will shelter the Museum ICO in Madrid, “RCR Arquitectes. Shared creativity”, it will show more than 25 years of professional path of the Catalans Rafael Aranda, Carme Pigem and Ramon Vilalta, at the head of the study of architecture RCR Arquitectes. Between the works that will be in this new exhibition of the year 2016 in […]

Essentials. David Chipperfield Architects 1985-2015
01-10-2015 One Comment

Essentials. David Chipperfield Architects 1985-2015

“Essentials. David Chipperfield Architects 1985-2015”; a retrospective that assembles for the first time in Madrid more than thirty years of professional path of the recognized British architect David Chipperfield. The sample, which will be opened the public in the Museum ICO from September 30, 2015 until January 24, 2016, receives the most relevant projects realized by David Chipperfield in some […]

Constructing worlds
09-06-2015 No Comments

Constructing worlds

It assembles 250 works of 18 of the best international photographers of the history who, from the decade of 1930 to the present day, have changed the way of seeing the architecture and of thinking about the world in which we live. This exhibition is a part of the Official Section of the festival PHotoEspaña 2015. This sample of photography […]

EXPORT. Spanish architecture abroad
25-02-2015 No Comments

EXPORT. Spanish architecture abroad

EXPORT approaches the Spanish architecture abroad from a very opened perspective that it bears in mind practical organized by means of profiles (Insiders, Young Achievers, Producers, Scholars, Healers and Outsiders), as well as the paper that other agents play (Soft Power, Giants of Construction, Publishing and Retail Empire) that help to obtain a richer and plural vision of the sector […]

From the extrados of the photography of architecture. Exhibition ICO FAME in Valencia.
18-02-2015 No Comments

From the extrados of the photography of architecture. Exhibition ICO FAME in Valencia.

Exhibition that gathers a small representative sample of the homonymous exhibition that, organized by the Foundation ICO in collaboration with the Project of Investigation FAME, took place in the Museum ICO of Madrid inside the Festival PHotoEspaña in the summer of 2014. The exhibition tries to put in value the paper to discipline of the photography in the context of […]

A Zodiac. Juan Navarro Baldeweg
09-10-2014 No Comments

A Zodiac. Juan Navarro Baldeweg

The Museum ICO presents the exhibition A Zodiac. Juan Navarro Baldeweg, a sample of the work of this architect and Spanish artist of recognized international prestige. His original architectural work denotes a clear foundation in conceptual topics that have his origin in a versatile activity developed in the areas of the painting, the sculpture and the installation. This parallel dedication […]

Molezún's motorcycle | José Ramón Hernández Correa
04-08-2014 No Comments

Molezún’s motorcycle | José Ramón Hernández Correa

I have been in the exhibition about “Photography and modern architecture in Spain, 1925-1965” of the ICO Foundation inde Madrid and have felt a heap of opposing sensations. (It is that I am a writer, and the writers we say it of ” opposing sensations “, and more things). Several confused ideas: viejuna that is remaining the modern architecture, it […]

Photography and modern architecture in Spain, 1925-1965
09-06-2014 2 Comments

Photography and modern architecture in Spain, 1925-1965

Photography and modern architecture in Spain, 1925-1965, is born of a project of investigation in development and presents, for the first time and of explicit form, an approximation to the paper of the photography in the architectural Spanish modernity. It is established as temporary flexible frame those decades that the historiography of the Spanish architecture indicate like specific of what […]

Visiting “The César Carlos” … (Sota, 1967-70) | Rodrigo Almonacid
30-10-2013 One Comment

Visiting “The César Carlos” … (Sota, 1967-70) | Rodrigo Almonacid

“But, teacher … I do not deal why they have led us to seeing ‘the Caesar Carlos’. One might explain it?” We were returning in bus on returning to Valladolid. It was already by night, and the day had been intense. But I could not remain without this gift that the students deliver you with unpayable generosity when you are […]

Manolo Laguillo. Reason and city
25-06-2013 No Comments

Manolo Laguillo. Reason and city

Reason and city constitutes the first exhaustive and complete review of Manolo Laguillo’s path (Madrid, 1953), from his first photographies done during the second half of the seventies, up to a selection of recent works, where there appear the principal lines of investigation developed by the photographer at present. Inside this itinerary that it includes more than thirty five years, […]