Under the title Campo Cerrado, taken from the homonymous novel by Max Aub, the exhibition focuses on artistic creations between 1938, when the Venice Biennial was held in which various artists linked to the art that preceded the conflict participated, and 1951, year of the 9th Milan Triennale, in which a dialogue was established between popular craftsmanship and contemporary design with the inclusion of García Lorca’s poetry or the paintings of a young Guinovart.

The exhibition is divided into eight sections which combine wide-ranging views with case studies: 1939; image and propaganda; From the restoration of academic art to renewal: Eugenio d’Ors; The country and the city: aspects of daily life in autarchic Spain; Exiles and expatriates; The return of Miró and the rescue of avant-garde movements in history; From the Altamira School and Dau al Set; Architectural renovation; The abstraction-figuration debate and the official appropriation of the modern

Artists present in the exhibition include: Fermín Aguayo, Max Aub, Eduardo Chillida, Salvador Dalí, Enrique Jardiel Poncela, José Guerrero, Miguel de Molina, Maruja Mallo (Ana María Gómez González), Julia Minguillón, Joan Miró, Luis Moya, Edgar Neville, Francisco Nieva, Carlos Edmundo de Ory, Godofredo Ortega Muñoz, Jorge Oteiza, Pablo Picasso (Pablo Ruiz Picasso), Antoni Tàpies, Josefa Tolrà, Remedios Varo, Santos Yubero, Rafael Zabaleta or Ignacio Zuloaga.

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