Friday 20 and Saturday 21 November 2020
SEMINAR 'So far, so close. At the crossroads of the 80s and 90s'
Several experts in the field of visual arts will talk about the hopeful decades of the 80s and 90s, before the rampant digital age stormed in to erase memory. A few years after the departure of the dictatorship in Spain, at the end of the 1980s the world was totally transformed. In Catalonia, the art of the 80s and 90s experienced the euphoria of after the dictatorship, with the emergence of brilliant creative minds and a resurgence of painting, sculpture, the continuity of conceptual art and with brilliant initiatives to import artists international, before the creation of the great museums and facilities that saw the light of day in the 90s. We want to reflect on these decades and the art and artists of that time, to compare it with the current situation of art in our country.
Thursday, October 15, 2020, 7 pm.
CONFERENCE 'The number of gold in art and nature' by Artur Aguilar
The painter Artur Aguilar finds Euclidean geometry in nature, in the balance that exists in it from the golden section. But this is not a static fact in nature, but also a dynamic one, as is the movement of a falcon that flies downwards, drawing a logarithmic spiral. He has put the pictorial space at the service of the mathematical rules that govern nature and of the golden section or golden number that the Renaissance linked to the idea of perfect proportion and beauty. It combines the constructive spirit of space with the optical vibration of color that gives warmth and emotion to these modular and minimalist series.