Tag: surrealismo

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

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. (An architect […]

The city as game | José Ramón Hernández Correa
26-06-2017 2 Comments

The city as game | José Ramón Hernández Correa

One of the movements of forefront? Of the half of the 20th century International Lyricist was. I had not heard speaking about them, and I am finding out now, reading the book El Puño Invisible, by Carlos Granés. The dadá and the surrealism left his seeds of unpredictability, illogical and I take things as a joke, that, joined the boredom and the […]

Objects of affection | Jorge Rodríguez
09-09-2016 No Comments

Objects of affection | Jorge Rodríguez

‘I nonetheless am deformed by the links by the things that surround me. As a mollusk that lives in his shell, this way I live in the 19th century, which is now ahead useless as an uninhabited shell. I put on it in the ear.’ Walter Benjamin Aldo Rossi was saying of his architecture that the things saw with great […]

Museums | Antonio S. Río Vázquez
28-11-2014 No Comments

Museums | Antonio S. Río Vázquez

«In the cathedrals already nobody prays out of the pre-established hours. No believer gives up to the concentration even an instant during his tourist walk. It is possible that we have lost up to our aptitude to get excited – of crying, says James Elkins– also opposite to the artistic fact. And we have lost it because we lack the necessary […]

Josep Renau. American Way of Life. PHE 14
12-06-2014 No Comments

Josep Renau. American Way of Life. PHE 14

The Valencian artist Josep Renau (1907–1982) was a remarkable exponent of the photomontage technique. His links with the Communist Party, dating back to 1931, together with his political views and the influence of art movements such as Expressionism, Dadaism and Surrealism, led him to the conviction that art should be used as a revolutionary weapon. After the Spanish Civil War, […]

Le Cirque de Calder
22-07-2013 No Comments

Le Cirque de Calder

The documentary belongs to the summary “La Magie Calder” constituted by 3 documentaries on the artist Alexander Calder that the Portuguese director Carlos Vilardebó realized between 1961 and 1974. Other two are “Les mobiles de Calder” and “Les gauches de Sandy”. In his circus, Calder was giving life to each and every of the prominent figures created by means of […]

Bigas Luna. The architecture like dead matter | Jorge Gorostiza
24-08-2012 2 Comments

Bigas Luna. The architecture like dead matter | Jorge Gorostiza

Accidentally I have been reading 3 paellas con Bigas Luna, a book written by Lucas Soler, published ten years ago for already eliminated Mostra of Valencia immediately after an honoring honoring that they did to the director. The relation of this filmmaker with the Architecture began a lot of time ago, even before being a filmmaker, when it was devoting […]

The betrayal of the museums | Antonio S. Río Vázquez
19-03-2010 34 Comments

The betrayal of the museums | Antonio S. Río Vázquez

Like sucede in the pictures of Magritte, the contradiction impera in the current panorama of the museums. We find us with two apparently opposite facts, especially in the museums of contemporary art: it is an immersed institution in a big crisis and however never in the history had woken up so many expectations. In reality, a museum of contemporary art is, […]