Tag: collection

Spring postcards in the collections of the Museu Nacional

Redacció digital The arrival of spring after a long winter is always a time for new beginnings. In the course of the history of art, artists have captured all the elements associated with this season in which the beauty of nature bursts forth intensely, but it has also inspired symbolic connotations such as the ideas…

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Author: Redacció museu

The 130th anniversary of Torres-Garcia’s arrival in Barcelona (1892-2022): Torres-Garcia in the Museu Nacional‘s collections/2

Eduard Vallès This text is the continuation of the previous blogpost, which deals with the collection of works by the artist Joaquim Torres-García in the Museu Nacional. This year sees the 130th anniversary of the Uruguayan artist’s arrival in Barcelona and his settling down in the city where he lived – and trained as an…

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Author: Eduard Vallès

The 130th anniversary of Torres-Garcia’s arrival in Barcelona (1892-2022): Torres-Garcia in the Museu Nacional’s collections/1

Eduard Vallès In 2022 it is exactly 130 years since the artist Joaquim Torres-Garcia (Montevideo, 1874-1949) arrived in Barcelona. I feel the anniversary is the perfect excuse to shine the spotlight on one of the most international artists who worked – and also trained – in Catalonia. That is why we will write about his…

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Author: Eduard Vallès

The donation by Lluís Masriera in 1932 to the Library of the Museums

Yolanda Ruiz Lluís Masriera i Rosés (1872-1958) is one of the most well-known members of the Masriera family. He was a recognised gold and silversmith, painter, set designer and theatre director who, moreover, became so thanks to the tasks carried out in various cultural entities and institutions, a figure of reference from the cultural world…

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Author: Yolanda Ruiz