Throughout his career the Catalan painter Hermen Anglada-Camarasa (Barcelona 1871–1959 Pollença) worked mainly in the ‘modernista’ style. During WWI he travelled to Mallorca for the first time and eventually settled for the rest of his life in the north of the island, where in 1967, following the artist’s wishes his house in Pollença was turned into a museum. This exhibition in Palma de Mallorca displays a wide range of his paintings alongside his collection of costume, furniture and Japanese prints, in a setting evocative of his house.
Josef Albers/Joan Miró The Thrill of Seeing, Fundacion Joan y Pilar Miró, Palma de Mallorca, 23 MAY – 21 SEPTEMBER 2014.
Exhibition contrasting the abstract art of two twentieth-century artists, who though they never met, the co-curators (Directors of the artists’ respective foundations) believe shared an inclusive vision. The show integrates Miró’s paintings, drawings, and sculpture, all from the collection of the Fundacion Joan y Pilar Miró, with Albers’s paintings, prints, and glass work, all from the Albers Foundation in Connecticut, so as to reveal “astounding visual and spiritual similarities”. [Reviewed in the news section of Guardian 12/07/14 p.21]
A two-page tri-lingual colour-illustrated leaflet about the exhibition can be downloaded from the exhibition web page (English text: http://miro.palmademallorca.es/documentos/D_428.pdf)