The exhibition Realism(s) in Catalonia attracts 15,000 visitors
The exhibition Realism (s) in Catalonia (1917-1936). From the classical Picasso to the Surrealist Dalí exhibition closed Sunday after being three months on the ground floor of the Maricel Museum and received 14,953 visitors, a remarkable figure that shows the interest aroused. The exhibition, produced by Museums of Sitges, the Museum of Valls and the Museums of Olot, will now travel to the capital of the Alt Camp and, later, to the one at the Garrotxa.
Picasso, Dalí, Joaquim Sunyer, Josep Togores, Francesc Domingo and Ángeles Santos, Joan Miró and a complete list of Catalan artists from the first half of the 20th century have offered a wonderful human landscape of classicism that prevailed in Catalan art in the interwar period. The exhibition, curated by Mariona Seguranyes, has been widely acknowledged and praised by critics and the audience and has been widely reflected in national and state media as well as in the specialized press.
The last days of the exhibition coincided with the celebration of the European Heritage Days, in which Museums of Sitges convened half a dozen activities. During these months, guided tours, round tables, children's workshops and other initiatives aimed at bringing the exhibition to various audiences have also been programmed.
After being on exhibition during the summer in Maricel, the sixty works that will be exhibited, first in Valls, and then in Olot. In the capital of the Alt Camp, it will be inaugurated on October 25, in the framework of the acts of the Santa Úrsula Fair. In La Garrotxa you will be able to admire them on the months of February, March, April and May.
The exhibition is structured in four areas: Antecedents of a modern classicism (1905-1914); In search of new figurations (1917-1936); Catalan painters under the influence of Picasso; Metaphysics, surrealisms and logophobicism.
Realism (s) in Catalonia (1917-1936)
Maricel Museum, July 5 - February 13, 2019
Valls Museum, October 25 - January 19, 2020
La Garrotxa Museum, February 1 - May 31, 2020