AH 223B - Great 20th Century Artists of Catalonia: Picasso, Dalí and Miró
The work of these three international artists with distinct Catalan roots is explored on an individual basis within the wider framework of European art movements. In each case, we will study the acceptance and/or rejection of tradition, the interaction with French art and artists, and personal experience. We will also pay attention to the role of both outside stimuli (war, relationships) and inner forces (memory, imagination). The course will include guided tours of the Picasso Museum, the MNAC (Catalan National Museum of Art) and the Miró Foundation in Barcelona. There is an obligatory trip to the Dalí Theater-Museum in Figueres on Friday course-related excursion or attending the Girona DiscoverIES trip, which includes the museum, partly sponsored by IES Abroad for students on this course as it links very closely. Dates for any of the options will be communicated at the beginning of the course.