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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.

Park Güell  -  Nature and architecture combine in a brilliantly surprising way in this public park designed by Gaudí that was originally intended to be a garden city in the English style.   See more

View of the Dragon Stairway, Park Güell, Barcelona © Ayuntamiento de Barcelona

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

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Jun 23, 2020 to Dec 31, 2022

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Granada Science Park Museum - Granada
Tocar el cielo. Explorar el espacio

Image of the temporary exhibition «Miró. His Most Intimate Legacy» © Fundació Joan Miró, Barcelona. Photo: Davide Camesasca

Apr 1, 2022 to Sep 26, 2022

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Joan Miró Foundation - Barcelona
Miró. His Most Intimate Legacy

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Apr 5, 2022 to Sep 4, 2022

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Carmen Thyssen Museum in Malaga - Málaga
Real(isms). New Figurative Trends in Spanish Art from 1918 to 1936

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