'Barcelona, neutral zone (1914-1918)' Exhibition at the Joan Miró Foundation

Posted on centenarynews.com on 05 November 2014
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The Joan Miró Foundation of Barcelona presents 'Barcelona, neutral zone (1914-1918),' an exhibition that aims to represent the visual Barcelona during the period of the First World War.

To commemorate the centenary of the outbreak of World War I, the exhibition, running through the beginning of February 2015, retraces the early years of artistic, social and political modernity in the turbulent Barcelona of the Great War. Spain was neutral during the conflict.

'Barcelona, Neutral Zone (1914-1918)' presents works by artists such as Picabia, Miró, Picasso, Delaunay, Gleizes, and Torres-García alongside original mass media material dating from the same period.

The exhibition features some works that are being publicly exhibited for the first time, including drawings by Josep Clarà, Apa, and Picarol, and photographs by Josep Brangulí.

Through more than 400 original works including paintings, drawings, photographs, posters, films, illustrations and magazines, the curators Fèlix Fanés and Joan M. Minguet convey the cultural and social wealth that Barcelona enjoyed as a result of neutrality.

For more information about the exhibition, click here

Or go to the Joan Miró Foundation website

Posted by: Hannah Schneider, Centenary News