Picasso and Spanish Modernity
Works by Picasso, the great master of modern art, are presented in the exhibition in an effort to stimulate a reflection on his influence and interaction with such leading Spanish artists as Joan Miro, Salvador Dali, Juan Gris, Maria Blanchard and Julio Gonzalez: art reflecting on art and on the relationship between the real and the surreal, the artist's heartfelt involvement in the tragedy of unfolding history, the emergence of the monster with a human face, and the metaphor of erotic desire as a primary source of inspiration for the artist's creativity and world vision. Picasso and Spanish Modernity showcases works by Picasso and other artists, ranging from painting to sculpture, drawing, engraving from the collection of the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia in Madrid. The works of art include such celebrated masterpieces as the Portrait of Dora Maar, Horse's Head and The Painter and the Model by Picasso, Siurana, the Path by Miro, along with Picasso's drawings, engravings and preparatory paintings for his huge masterpiece Guernica.
Included are the biographies of all the artists featured: Pablo Picasso; Aurelio Arteta; Rafael Barradas; Maria Blanchard; Francisco Bores; Eduardo Chillida; Martin Chirino; Pancho Cossio; Leandre Cristofol; Salvador Dali; Oscar Dominguez; Equipo 57; Angel Ferrant; Pablo Gargallo; Julio Gonzalez; Juan Gris; Jose Guerrero; Antonio Lopez; Maruja Mallo; Manuel Millares; Joan Miro; Manuel Angeles Ortiz; Jorge Oteiza; Pablo Palazuelo; Benjamin Palencia; Alfonso Ponce de Leon; Alberto Sanchez; Antonio Saura; Jose Gutierrez Solana; Joaquim Sunyer; Antoni Tapies; Josep de Togores; Joaquin Torres-Garcia; Jose Val del Omar; Daniel Vazquez Diaz; Esteban Vicente.