Posts tagged "Photography"
Jordi Blassi and the Cuenca Museum

Jordi Blassi and the Cuenca Museum

In 1966 the Museo de Arte Abstracto Español (the Museum of Spanish Abstract Art) was opened in the Casas Colgadas (Hanging Houses), in Cuenca, exhibiting a collection of paintings and sculptures by Spanish artists associated with this movement that Fernando Zóbel had been amassing, by and large, in the preceding years. The museum opening represented...
“Cua de palla”: Jordi Fornas

“Cua de palla”: Jordi Fornas

From the Catalan expression ‘Qui té la cua de palla s’encén’ (roughly translated as ‘he who holds the end of the straw, burns’) comes the title of the noir crime series ‘La cua de palla’ (The end of the straw) from ‘Edicions 62’, one of the most striking examples of graphic modernism from the 1960’s...
Hispavox covers by Daniel Gil

Hispavox covers by Daniel Gil

Perhaps a lesser known (and unjustly recognised period) in the work of Daniel Gil is that of the years 1959 to 1966, when he worked on the visual style of the record label “Hispavox”. As with other areas of culture, the 60’s represented a graphic alarm call within a stagnant Spanish society. Seen today, the...