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Picasso. 'Guernica' Modernism and Avant-garde movements The turn of the century brought new winds of modernity. The aesthetic sensibility of the time was marked by a different, freer attitude towards art and life.

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Modernism and Avant-garde movements

The turn of the century brought new winds of modernity. The aesthetic sensibility of the time was marked by a different, freer attitude towards art and life. In 1888, Rubén Darío led the literary Modernism movement. In Spain, a group of architects revolving around the figure of Antoni Gaudí invented a new style of creating and designing buildings: this became known as architectural Modernism, which flourished until the 1920s. Shortly after, a handful of artistic movements which arose in the period between the two World Wars (1918-1939) shook the cultural and intellectual life of the time to its foundations. Ultraism, Surrealism, Futurism and Dadaism brought vitality and radical renewal to the world of art, both in its classical manifestations and in its newer incarnations such as film. In Spain, the avant-garde creators would ultimately come together in what was known as the Generation of 27.

Picasso Museum - Eugenio Arias Collection, Buitrago de Lozoya (Madrid).  -  Eugenio Arias was Picasso’s hairdresser in France. This museum is the fruit of their mutual friendship.   See more

Room in the Picasso Museum - Eugenio Arias Collection. Buitrago del Lozoya © Turismo de la Comunidad de Madrid

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Modernism and Avant-garde movements
Modernism and Avant-garde movements

Calendar

Musical: The Lion King © Stage Entertainment España

Oct 21, 2011 to Oct 1, 2017

Show

Teatro Lope de Vega - Madrid
Musical: The Lion King

Annual display at the Show Technology Centre. Madrid © INAEM. Ministerio Cultura

Sep 1, 2016 to Apr 30, 2018

Course

Madrid
Advanced Diploma courses in Live Performance

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Sep 8, 2016 to Sep 17, 2017

Exhibition

Valencia Institute of Modern Art (IVAM) - Valencia
Ignacio Pinazo and the Avant-Gardes. Elective Affinities

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