The presence of French art in Spain and photography of yesteryear and today
Photography takes center stage in our Madrid and Barcelona galleries with exhibitions by Lee Friedlander; Jorge Ribalta; Adolf Más; Bleda and Rosa; Paolo Gasparini; the exhibition Resonancias, an experimental manifesto that consists of selecting a series of works from Fundación MAPFRE’s photographic collection and discussing their reverberation or resonance in contemporary photographic practices; and a retrospective on the work of Carlos Pérez Siquier (1930 – 2021), a tribute to a key artist in the history of photography in Spain. In addition, the exhibition The French Taste, featuring around one hundred and ten works, presents new lines of knowledge on the presence of French art in Spain during the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries, a period in which the two cultures intermingled and were closely related.
12 exhibitions in 2022
Fundación MAPFRE, in collaboration with the Mas Archive of the Fundació Institut Amatller d’Art Hispànic, presents Adolf Mas. The eyes of Barcelona.
CCIB, plaza de Willy Brandt 11-14, 15 June 2011
From the series "Futurismo" (Futurism)
© Jorge Ribalta, VEGAP, 2021
Jorge Ribalta uses photography as an instrument that allows him to analyze, observe and order the cultural models of our society.
El sacrificio de Calíorre, 1765
Museo de la Real Academia de Bellas Artes de San Fernando. Madrid
(n.º inv. 0710)
Foto © Pablo Linés
The exhibition “French taste” in Madrid, analyzes the presence of Gallic art in our country throughout the seventeenth, eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Enters!