If Paris found itself at the close of the war caught between the euphoria of the city’s liberation by the American army and the trauma of the horror of the Holocaust, the United States saw the termination of hostilities under the dark shadow of the n
If the Vienna of the Belle Époque has been presented in three movements – the Oedipal rebellion of the Secession in pursuit of naked truth, the stripping-down of ornament in architecture, and the sensual and irrational paroxysm of expressionism – so
If we could sum up fin-de-siècle Vienna with an image, it would be the Nuda Veritas that Gustav Klimt painted in 1899, a representation of the naked truth that the members of the Secession chose as an emblem. Defenders of a new way of creating and in
On view through 22 May at the Fundacion Juan March in Madrid is a retrospective of Bruno Munari (Milan, 1907-1998), the first ever to be presented in Spain and so far the most complete exhibition ever held, outside Italy, on this multidisciplinary ar
“The real Wölfflin is in the classroom.” The great art historian considered his classes superior to his books, and perhaps the classes given by the architect Francisco Javier Sáenz de Oíza were superior to his buildings: the real Oíza is definitely o
Luis Fernández-Galiano was twice on a scholarship program of the Fundación Juan March – in Spain in 1976-1977 and abroad in 1966-1968 – but his first lecture at the foundation headquarters took place in 2010. In the course of a decade thereafter, he
The Juan Bordes Collection includes pieces that show the importance of 19th-century pedagogy in forming the visual culture of the avant-gardes.
A year ago, like a dormant volcano suddenly awakening and erupting, the voices of women rang throughout the world in the heat of a perfect hashtag, #MeToo. The denouncement of sexual harassment by a number of Hollywood actresses broke out of its loca
The Fundación Juan March presents the first exhibition in Spain on the figure of Lina Bo Bardi (Rome, 1914 - São Paulo, 1992). The show wishes to reflect the artistic and cultural panorama of Brazil in the second half of the 20th century. ‘Tupí or no
Hasta el 13 de enero, la Fundación Juan March muestra ‘Lina Bo Bardi: tupí or not tupí. Brasil, 1946-1992’, la primera retrospectiva en España sobre la arquitecta, museógrafa, diseñadora, escritora y activista cultural de origen italiano que llegó a
The Juan March Foundation in Madrid will from 5 October on host the first exhibition on Lina Bo Bardis Brazilian period ever to be held in Spain.
The Bauhaus continues to be an inexhaustible treasure, a gold mine for museums to keep exploiting. A case in point is the Juan March Foundation in Madrid, which has already held several exhibitions on members of that German movement: three on Wassily
Siempre al servicio del socialismo, la pintura figurativa de Deineka trató la figura humana como un motivo propagandístico pero a la vez liberador, según recoge una singular exposición en la Fundación Juan March de Madrid.
La intención de alejar la tópica identificación de América Latina con las temperaturas elevadas inspira el título de la exposición ‘América Fría. La abstracción geométrica en Latinoamérica (1934-1973)’, que hasta el próximo 15 de mayo permanecerá abi