Tag: Pablo Picasso

In defense of time | Jorge Meijide
19-07-2019 No Comments

In defense of time | Jorge Meijide

5.0 05 “Sed fugit interea, fugit irreparabile tempus”.1 A tour of the Canal de Castilla puts background to these reflections on time. A time of slow discourse between the sound of water. The Canal de Castilla is the great effort of Spanish hydraulic engineering at the end of the 18th century. The late son of the Enlightenment and early victim […]

Formats | Íñigo García Odiaga
17-09-2018 No Comments

Formats | Íñigo García Odiaga

5.0 01 Often one thinks that the formatos only give response to the dimensions of the sheets, the linens or the frames, establishing relations between his different dimensions. Thus the dimensions of the paper are organized to industrial level, being based on the number v2 to establish all the relations between the parts and everything. The format is understood therefore […]

Recognize | Sergio de Miguel
04-06-2018 No Comments

Recognize | Sergio de Miguel

5.0 02 In many processes of investigation that we carry out to find the real possibilities of action it depends on our capacity identifying and distinguishing. Of exercising this iteration, this to return to the knowledge from the attention and the intention in search of new fields of interpretation. Opening one to examine intensely, one to ascend on having been […]

Imprescindibles. Josep Lluís Sert: a nomadic dream
10-05-2018 No Comments

Imprescindibles. Josep Lluís Sert: a nomadic dream

5.0 01 Josep Lluis Sert, un sueño nómada Josep Lluís Sert was the first Spanish architect of international reputation. “Apostle of the rationalism in Spain”. Apostle of the rationalism in Spain and Dean of the Faculty of Harvard’s Architecture during almost two decades, Sert was also a man full of contradictions. A rebellious spirit. Free verse in a world dominated […]

Le Corbusier. Le Grand
06-10-2016 No Comments

Le Corbusier. Le Grand

4.0 06 A spectacular visual biography of the life and work of Le Corbusier (1887–1965), one of Modernism’s most influential architects, urban planners, and theorists. Approximately 2,000 images and documents, many previously unpublished, feature his major built works, urban plans, paintings, publications, and furniture as well as sketches, archival photographs, and personal correspondence. Rarely seen photographs and correspondence shed new […]

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 […]

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 […]

From the architecture to the museum. Absences | María González-Juanjo López de la Cruz
23-10-2015 3 Comments

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

5.0 01 “I remember that there was a picture there, but it might not describe what it was representing. I remember that it had decorative golden frame, very broadly, worn out”. The watchman of the Museum Isabella Stewart Gardner of Boston recalls this way The concert, an oil on linen of 72.5 cm of height for 64.7 of width identical […]

Warlike repulsion | Marcelo Gardinetti
12-10-2015 No Comments

Warlike repulsion | Marcelo Gardinetti

5.0 01 Picasso’s Guernica represents a historical event that expresses the conclusive manifestation of the art against the violence represented by the devastating bombardment of the air German force on Basque territory during the Spanish civil war. The work makes explicit the misery of the war and the suffering of the civil inhabitants of the city of Guernika, innocent victims […]

Abstract transmutation of Gianfranco Spada | Ángel Gonzalez García
04-09-2015 No Comments

Abstract transmutation of Gianfranco Spada | Ángel Gonzalez García

5.0 01 Contemporary architecture has often derived inspiration from the different forms and expressions of modern art, generally from abstract art. Many of the iconic buildings of modern architecture, which every architect holds in their mind’s eye, can be directly associated with works of art or artistic movements. These architectural works, having undergone a process of purification and transposition, are […]

Instruments of measure of the time (IV) | Jorge Rodríguez
24-07-2015 No Comments

Instruments of measure of the time (IV) | Jorge Rodríguez

5.0 01 Instruments of measure of the time (III) | Jorge Rodríguez ‘When you make your trip to Ítaca. He asks that the way is long, Full of adventures, fully of experiences.’ Constantino Cavafis We are closing the caseto, that we all want beach and partyng, and in summer a good evening party attracts until every sunday. And already set […]

Instruments of measure of the time (III) | Jorge Rodríguez
10-04-2015 No Comments

Instruments of measure of the time (III) | Jorge Rodríguez

5.0 01 Instruments of measure of the time (II) | Jorge Rodríguez ‘Nothing looks like the love as the young woman passion of an artist that initiates the delicious torture of his destination.’ Honoré de Balzac ‘The one who, teenager of genius, has not fluttered on having appeared before a teacher, he will lack always a rope in the violin, […]

Instruments of measure of the time (II) | Jorge Rodríguez
01-12-2014 One Comment

Instruments of measure of the time (II) | Jorge Rodríguez

5.0 01 Instruments of measure of the time (I) | Jorge Rodríguez ‘We are our memory, are this fantastic museum of inconstant forms, this heap of torn mirrors.’ JL Borges Probably living is any more than an eternal construction than recollections. We pledge in anticipating the melancholy that us will bring the memory, projecting our past future. Probably because of […]

Sverre Fehn's notebooks | Borja López Cotelo
12-09-2014 4 Comments

Sverre Fehn’s notebooks | Borja López Cotelo

5.0 01 These clear mornings of June they disguised the city of Oslo. Closing the eyes, allowing that the Sun should warm the skin, one could believe that he was in Palermo, in Smyrna, probably enclosedly in Cadiz or Tangier. But at the end of the street there was a green foyer that we had to cross every day: the […]

Henri Matisse. Cut-outs. Drawing With Scissors
02-09-2014 No Comments

Henri Matisse. Cut-outs. Drawing With Scissors

0.0 00 The revolutionary late-period work by Matisse. Towards the end of his monumental career as a painter, sculptor, and lithographer, an elderly, sickly Matisse was unable to stand and use a paintbrush for a longer period of time. In this late phase of his life—he was almost 80 years of age—he developed the technique of ‘carving into color’, creating […]

Instruments of measure of the time (I) | Jorge Rodríguez
16-05-2014 No Comments

Instruments of measure of the time (I) | Jorge Rodríguez

5.0 02 Always the doubts have assaulted me, I hesitate when the moment to choose approaches. But it is something that has never worried me. The doubt, the uncertainty is common. Far from denoting sluggishness or weakness, I see it as the indicative one of reflection, of pause and silence before the action. Come to this point, do I want […]

Collage yand Architecture
05-03-2014 No Comments

Collage yand Architecture

0.0 00 It does little more than hundred years, since for accident, and thanks to Picasso, the painting stopped being a painting thanks to the incorporation of unexpected matters on a linen. Since it corresponds to the insignificance or to the modesty of an art that scarcely works with new, the above mentioned centenary has happened practically unnoticed. And nevertheless […]

(in brackets) (IV) | Jorge Rodríguez
20-12-2013 One Comment

(in brackets) (IV) | Jorge Rodríguez

5.0 01 (in brackets) (IV) | Jorge Rodríguez I want to finish this one series of articles that are grouped under the umbrella of my parenthesis by this image. This one I portray of ends of the 19th century, a print of the most common thing, a mother adormilada, throwing a siesta. That of today, it is a very special […]

Picasso 1939, the fingerprints of an exhibition
01-12-2011 No Comments

Picasso 1939, the fingerprints of an exhibition

0.0 00 They were rough times … in every sense. On January 13, 1936 there was inaugurated in Barcelona Paul Picasso’s exhibition composed by 25 works realized between 1908 and 1935, which was including paintings, pastry, water-colors and papier-collés. It was an extraordinary set that there had selected the own artist, who already was going three decades living in Paris […]

Suite Vollard
24-02-2011 34 Comments

Suite Vollard

0.0 00 The headquarters ferrolana of the Foundation Caixa Galicia receives from yesterday, in the Cantón of Molins, the collection of recorded that Pablo Picasso painted for the marchante Parisian Ambroise Vollard. The works that integrate what knows  comunmente like Suite Vollard and that situated to Picasso, in front of the history of the art, as one of the big […]